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RATINGS: 1269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Allagash Curieux is a unique beer that was aged for 8 weeks in Jim Beam Bourbon Barrels. In July 2004 they brewed a batch of the Triple and placed it in Bourbon barrels from Kentucky.
December í04 bottles labeled as 11% ABV. Previous vintages at 9.5%


4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ctplt777 (474) - - JAN 17, 2016
This was worth every penny I spent to have it on draft. I donít think Iíve enjoyed a beer this much in a while. It was like a re-awakening for me. Thereís an undeniable bourbon aroma first and foremost. It sweet, smokey, full of vanilla, banana and clove. Super aromatic and delicious. Taste is a big punch of bourbon, pipe tobacco, clove, banana, and oak. The whole beer is very well balanced and everything works in perfect harmony. Nothing overpowers or takes away from anything else. I really enjoyed this, and would not hesitate to pick up a bottle every once in a while for a special occasion. Definitely recommended. Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingaugusta (212) - Georgia, USA - DEC 22, 2015
Pours hazy blonde with a quick white head. nose is all oak and whiskey with just a hint of sweetness. whiskey comes out strong on the front and fades to a more familiar tripel sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barreras (1526) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Pours a light amber color wIth a bourbon beer aroma. Taste is dry, with a light sweetness, almost a dissolved sugary flavor which hid the alcohol content well. Dry finish and aftertaste, the bourbon barrel flavor subtly mixed well with a good flavored triple.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1597) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Significantly boozy flavor over a thick tripel. Counters the sticky sweetness well. Keeps it dry. Nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Flanfl (603) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - DEC 12, 2015
Clear amber body, medium white head. Aroma ofwood, vanilla and caraml. Similar flavours. Overall it feels like Iím drinking bourbon with some carbonation and low alcohol (for a bourbon). I was hopping to taste a better blend between beer and bourbon. The barrel took over the beer, it felt unbalanced : no beer flavor or aroma.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Sirmixsomewhat (190) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
I expected something great when I bought this, and it didnít disappoint. Curieux pours a beautiful golden brown and smells like citrus and oak. How does it taste? Like scotch...if scotch could be beer. It has a sweetness to it thatís followed by somewhat of a creamy finish, but after youíve swallowed it, it has oaky notes that make you think you just had a sip of scotch. Absolutely fantastic stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (619) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle pour into tulip glass. Aroma is yeasty with oak and bourbon. Appearance is hazy gold, no sparkle, 1/2 finger width white foamy head with fair lacing. Taste is bourbon/oak, mildest underlying Belgian yeast and fruity esters. Palate is light with thin texture, no carbonation, finish is long oak and bourbon dominant. Overall, Iíd appreciate it more if the oak and bourbon was a little less dominant that other aspects could shine through.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9412) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2015
On tap at the Saloon in Napa. Very slightly hazy, yellow pour with a sticky white head (I would finish this rating but BV is busy geeking out with the bartender about how amazing this is. #ratebeerwifeproblems - mrs bvery).

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Saterman (3) - - OCT 31, 2015 does not count
The subtle flavor of bourbon comes through at the back end of every sip; a tiny bit citrusy

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
whiskeyrocks (88) - Lindenhurst, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Best beer I?ve had. A triple aged in Jim beam Bourbon barrels. Could it get better?? Every thing you get in an amazing triple plus the sweet oak flavor of bourbon. You can smell it and you can taste it, and just the right blend. Love it!!!


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