RateBeer
overall
98
100
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Allagash Confluence Ale is created with a mixed fermentation; utilizing our house primary Belgian style yeast in combination with our proprietary Brettanomyces strain. The two yeast strains work in tandem creating a marriage between spice and fruit flavors that ultimately leave a lingering silky mouth feel. Confluence is brewed with a blend of both imported pilsner and domestic pale malts as well as a portion of caramel malt, resulting in a complex malty profile. Tettnang and East Kent Golding hops are added in the brew process to balance the intricate malty profile while adding a sweet and spicy citrus aroma. After fermentation, Confluence undergoes a lengthy aging process in stainless steel tanks to enhance the flavors. Prior to bottling, it is dry hopped with a Glacier hops, providing a pleasant balance of aromas. Confluence is then bottle conditioned and aged in our cellar prior to release. ABV: 7.4% Original Gravity: 1064 Recommended Cellaring Temp: 50°F Recommended Serving Temp: 40-50°F


wedgie9's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 23, 2012
January 2009 Bottling
Tasted on 10/22/12 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle purchased at Lush Roscoe. Pours hazy orange with a thick and rocky white head that slowly recedes to thick and rocky lace. The nose is funky and spicy yeast with a very nice honey note, caramel malt, and caramelized orange peel. The flavor is pretty much the same with malty, honeyed, and caramelized orange peel up front, moving to the spicy and very bretty yeast. The body is medium with lively, stinging carbonation, and a long spicy, funky, and honeyed orange peel finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rjplumer (690) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Cream malt aroma. Hazy golden body with a light fluffy head. Smooth bread like taste. Light tartness. Refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroadestTom (217) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Aroma bread, hay, barnyard, Appearance golden, hazy, white foam, Taste light sweetness, Palate light body, medium body, soft carbonation, Overall a funky spicy beer that I would suggest to a friend

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (2844) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2015
Pours cloudy golden with low white head. Aroma of peach and mango, light yeast, light green grapes and apples. Taste is sweetish with an apple and grape fresh crispness. Light, smooth body with soft to average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mrthekidd (55) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Great beer. Goo balance. Not too sour. Not too funky. The Brett yeast comes through nicely. A beer you should drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BadAprilia1000 (378) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Pours a bright lemon yellow color with a good head. Aroma is hay, lemon, sour, tart, grass, mild hops, pear, honey, white grape. Taste is hay, hops, brett sour, grass, honey, pear. Overall a decent beer, very different, but the combo they went for isn’t extremely appealing to my palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (2187) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2015
2013 bottle pours golden, white head. Funk nose, taste is slight sour, lemons. Light body with some booze and axidburn on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1138) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Draft sample at allagash. Hazy light gold. Lemon and pear, light honey, subdued brett throughout, touch of spice, pilsnery, grassy and floral. A lot going on but, very balanced. Everything is perfectly blended. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2749) - New York, USA - JUN 3, 2015
At WTWBA. Yellowish pour. Nose is filled with fruits and yeast. Tastes of pineapple, pear, vanilla, yeast, floral, and some funk. Interesting all around brew. Deep flavors

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (8103) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 30, 2015
Bottle - Nice tart, slight perfumy stone fruit. Cloudy yellow gold with a small white head. Lemon, some funky peach and grassy notes. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (1609) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Aromas are floral, tropical, pear, viognier-like, melon. Cloudy yellow, quickly diminishing white head. Fruity, barnyard, some banana, herbal, subtle spice. Light bodied.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 42


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50