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RATINGS: 1265   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 ’04 bottles labeled as 11% ABV. Previous vintages at 9.5%


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Furseth (2076) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2007
Bottle(thanx to Marsiblursi) Hazy yellow colour, medium creamy head. Aroma is dominated of fruits: Orange, a bit sour/Citron, reminds med of a Cantilon in the aroma "Picture", that´s a compliment to the brewer! Flavor is Sparkling, viny,sour, and complex flavor, but has lots of fruits in it.Nice fuol body, and a long nice finish. Thake a bow folks! for the brewer!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LinusStick (3183) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2007
I must be a little vague here...tastes like an Abbey tripel with bourbon in it. Aroma of vanilla and yeast. Pour was a medium to dark brown with no head. Tastes like a tripel with an alcohol burn of boubon and wood and malt in the back. Hard to put in words after you split 2 bottles of this with a friend, but there you go.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wingman333 (333) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2007
August 2006 bottling...Big bourbon taste, mouthfeel somewhat less than fizzy, this one is a lot like the Odyssey, only not as dark and rich. Flavors of vanilla and wood, some apricot. Overall not bad, I may re-rate on a later date.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (7400) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2007
These notes apply to the Jim Beam bourbon barrel version. 750 at the Seattle International Beerfest. Smells bourbony without a doubt, but there’s sweet caramel and candi there too. The bourbon settles out after it’s been open for a few minutes. Cloudy orange/light amber pour. Thin off-white head. Medium, somewhat oily body, lightish carb. Bits of hay, lemon, and pear on the mid-palate. Tangy, sugary cling with oxidized apples on the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pilsnerrogge (2772) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2007
[75 cl corked bottle] Pale, hazy orange colour. Thick, creamy head. Strong bourbon vanilla aroma. Flavour is......well...like a typical Belgian Abbey Tripel aged in bourbon barrels; fruity and yeasty with strong bourbon vanilla character. Well crafted, sure, but I really don’t like bourbon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2007
Sampled most recently on draft at Capone’s (Norristown, PA) during the Allagash promo on 6/19/07. Hazy yellow, with a moderate sized off-white head. Complex aroma, fruit, oak, whisky, and yeast most notable. The wood aging adds some interesting flavors, like tropical fruit, whiskey, oak, alcohol, and yeast. Delicious beer, but I think the alcohol overwhelms the other more delicate flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thenick (766) - North Bellmore, New York, USA - JUN 26, 2007
Tap @ Publick House, Brookline, MA. Woody and vanilla notes in the aroma. This beer was very balanced when cold, but as it warmed up it began to taste almost exclusively like bourbon. Definitely one of the most unique brews I’ve ever had.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (13900) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2007
Bottle at københavnske øldage 07. Golden / orange colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet, alcohol, spices. Flavour is sweet, fruit, alcohol, spices. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16377) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2007
Bottled at Københavnske Øldage. (11%) Poured a bit unclear, golden-orange, with a white head. Quite sweet nose, with a decent amount of spices, especially coriander. The flavor is sweet and fruity, with alcohol and spices. Full body and a long spiced finish. The beer felt a little bit brutal, but it is a nice beer. (070511)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2007
On tap at Capone’s. Clear amber color. Oaky bourbon and white wine with apricots and lemons. Really warm. Alcoholic finish.


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