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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
Light light unclear light to medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty, barntyard notes, brett, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090913]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40837) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
75 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is milky and dry brettish. Spiced and light wheaty flavoured. Dry brett and fruity yeasty flavoured too. Smooth brettish flavoured finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34660) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a thin bubbly white head. The aroma has strong notes of peaches and other fruits, as well as quite a lot of spices - primarily coriander. The flavor is very sweet with strong notes of peaches, spices, and some brettanomyces, leading to a dry, spicy, and slightly acidic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Cloudy yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of brett, spices and hops. Fruity flavour of brett, spices and hops. Bretty and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Vintage 2009. Clear yellow with a dense white head. Wonderful Bretty aroma. Medium body, a little citrus and other fruits. Tart, Bretty notes. Dry finish with no real bitterness or sourness. But very fresh and drinkable. 130909

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23355) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity spicy yeasty and slightly tart aroma. Fruity sweetish malty spicy yeasty tart flavor. Has a fruity tart funky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22351) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
27th August 2009
Cloudy orange beer. Frothy white head. Semi dry and frothy palate. Wheaty malt with a little spice and repressed fresh orange, peach and a trace of mango. Semi dry fruity malty finish with a little aniseed. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Draught at Churchkey. Clear golden color, edge head. Aroma of grapefruit and other citrus. Taste is sour orange and clove. Tasty and interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2010 A wild, yeasty experience. Had some on tap at Blind Tiger. Nose of complex yeast varieties. Pours a bright, hazy gold with a decent head. Fruity, with a strong bubblegum flavor and plenty of yeast character. Silky mouthfeel and a somewhat tart finish. Nice stuff. 2010 Bottle, drank in 2010: Pours hazy gold with a strong white head. Aroma of light funk, citrus and grass. Flavor is sweet and lightly funky. Medium bodied with soft carbonation and warmth. Finishes fairly dry with more, slight funkiness and mild sweet notes. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2012
Draught at Ginger Man, NYC. Sourish fruity aroma, brett, citrus, grapefruit, apples, pear, banana, spicy, yeasty, floral, funky, banana, some vinous notes. Spicy floral flavor, sourish, brett, stable, leather, citrus, pepper, banana, caramel, citrus, grapefruit, some coriander. Somewhat bitter finish with brett, floral notes and some leather. Good stuff.

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