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Allagash Fluxus 2009

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at Allagash Brewing Company
Style: Saison
Portland, Maine USA
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This year it’s a Belgian-style saison ale brewed with sweet potato and black pepper.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2010
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and slight yeasty. Smooth malty and light phenolic as the initial impression. Dry yeasty and phenolic finish with a light caramelish malt impression.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29019) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2010
Bottled. An unclear golden beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of fruits - especially peaches. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of fruits - especially peaches on a malty back ground, the finish is bitter though the peach note lingers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Pours a cloudy golden with a lazing white head. Fruity, yeasty and spicy aroma. Medium body, heavily carbonated, yeasty, fruity and spicy with a dry, bitter and astringent finish. 030110

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2010
Bottle. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of peaches, citrus and grass. Fruity flavour of peches, citrus, spices and hops. Hoppy and citric finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16245) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2010
Bottle. Rating #5200. Pours a pale golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma with some yeasty hints. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor with some weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty spicy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2009
Draught at Ginger Man, NYC
Hazy blond color. The aroma is lightly spicy, and dirty water. Good body strength, strange sweetness, the malt flavor is a bit flowery; correctly bitter. Nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
4th July 2010
Cloudy gold beer. Little white head. Dry palate, a little soft. Sweetish malt, somewhat honey like. Whisper of fruit. Some spice in the dry finish. Can’t really taste the spuds! Gets creamier as the beer warms up. Okay but was hoping for something more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2009
( 750ml bottle ) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of black pepper, raw sweet potatoes, earth, and light horseblanket. Flavor of black pepper, Belgian yeast, grass, earth, and florals.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 18, 2010
75cl bottle. Large white head atop cloudy straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, pepper, straw, some sweet potato. Taste is medium sweet, sweet potato, straw, some pepper. Medium body, some effervescence, alcohol well-hidden.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2010

Name: Fluxus
Date: January 11, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Vintage: 2009
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet and spicy aroma, candy sweetness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice spicyness, light peppery character
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4


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