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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
Editor’s Note: Rebrewed in 2014 and billed as Double Wit with Ginger and Ginger Wit.

Another year, another batch of Fluxus has been brewed to mark the change and growth of Allagash Brewing. With a new and different recipe, our 2008 batch is a double white beer brewed with spices and fresh grated ginger. A double white beer calls for twice the amount of malted and raw wheat, which casts an elegant cloudiness over this mango-colored beer. The aroma boasts of herbal and minty notes, as well as hints of clove and candied ginger. Fluxus offers a perfectly balanced flavor with a warm, clean finish and a lingering spiciness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2009
750mL bottle, from Capone’s (Norristown, PA). Pours hazy golden, capped with a large ivory head. Sharp, spicy aroma, with lots of ginger, coriander, white pepper, herbs wheat and yeast. Flavor is well balanced and nuanced, with ginger and apricot melding very nicely, backed up with coriander, yeast and tropical fruit. Finishes with spice, wheat and tropical fruit. Nice effort from Allagash.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagunitasfan (1323) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 26, 2009
On tap at Stone. Hazy amber color, with a bright white head that reduced to thick lace. A hint of sourness on the nose, with vinegar and ginger. Yummy taste. Belgian yeasties are hiding in the flavor, along with a hoppiness. Creamy. A salivator for sure, and I like that sensation. It has a bitter crunchy finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15536) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2009
75cl bottle. Thanks to Thewolf. Pours hazy orange with a full white foam and lacings. Yeast & orange fruits dominates the aroma. Smooth and full bodied. Well balanced. Taste is brett, orange, citrus, yeast and herbs. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (12077) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2009
[Bottle @ Odense Tasting, 14th February 2009]
Thank you, asheft
Pours straw-yellow with a slight haze. A small, creamy, white head. Aroma has brett, oranges, lots of ginger and wheaty malts. Light carbonation, fine mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, apples abound with dry brett notes. A bit of oranges and a lot of ginger. Very fresh and drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2009
Strong banana and clove, ginger, rosemary aromas. Pours a coudy rich golden color with a thick white head. Sweet wheat flavors with candied ginger, sweet citrus and herbs, rosemary, and hints of mint. This is a great double white!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (15615) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2009
Vibrant cloudy yellow. Big herbal aroma (yarrow? gentian?) Gingery taste with light pale malt underpinning. Smooth, with lots of ginger and dried herbs. Well-balanced. Really nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5221) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2009
Hazy yellow-gold with small off-white head. Juniper aromas, also some ginger. Sweet, floral, and yeaty. Nice carbonation level and very good palate. Great body and flavor profile, with a sweet entry and a dry finish making for a nuanced, refined, and pleasurable drinking experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 22, 2009
On tap at Tyler’s. Bright hazy golden pour. Lighter than expected. Lots of clove, coriander, and especially ginger as well as some banana and definite herbal (kinda basil-mint) notes. Orange-citrus as well. Very interesting, but I think I’d get tired of this fairly quickly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2009

Name: Fluxus
Date: January 03, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Vintage: 2008
Appearance: cloudy dark yellow, fine white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, nice spicy character, sweet candy with spices
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, candied orange, nice spicyness, light bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (6140) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2009
Tap at Brouwers. The aroma is pretty spicy. Lots of coriander, clove, ginger. I also get some moderate citrus(orange) notes. Pours a hazy orange golden with a pretty decent head that hangs on the whole time. Lots of spice in the flavor too. Clove, coriander, too much ginger IMO. Some sweeter fruity orange notes come through as well as a good deal of wheat. Lively carbonation, lingering ginger cleans the palate eventually. The palate was nice actually, pretty damn nice, but there were too many spices for me, but I can appreciate this as well done.

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