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RATINGS: 685   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Allagash Grand Cru is deep golden in color, and has a firm yet refined malty palate. Taste and aroma have suggestions of smoke and licorice, with subtle hints of fruit and spice. An excellent beer to enjoy during the cooler seasons.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (9207) - Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Draft. Golden pour. Rich and complex brew. Tart, hint of spices, interesting licorice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (10518) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a clear amber color with a large creamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of toffee, bread, spice, stone fruits, apples, herbal hops. The taste is bread, candi sugar, spice, stone fruits, mild herbal hops. Medium bodied.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MadRobin (2392) - Silver Spring, USA - MAY 8, 2013
On tap at Always Ron's in Hagerstown, MD. Clear, sparkling, amber-orange with an off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of peach, apricot, caramel, yeast and spice. Taste of sweet light fruit, yeast, earthiness, spices and caramel. Medium body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2301) - California, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Deep golden in color... Aroma of fruit, spices, citrus... Flavor is slightly smokey, notes of citrus, apricots... Belgian yeast and hops on finish... Delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (3001) - South Carolina, USA - APR 20, 2013
on tap at Duckworths (NC) Pour is a bit light for the style. The clear amber body is covered by a bone head that has great retention Mouthfeel: near medium body with appropriate, medium carbonation. Taste and Aroma: Plenty of alcohol esters and Belgian yeast. Also rather sweet. Wild yeast in the flavor that is not apparent in the nose, and ultimately produces an unpleasant aftertaste. O: unusual for style, this Belgian ale was disappointing but should appeal more to folks who like wild yeast in their beers more than I do.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3451) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2013
pours a clear gold with a medium white head. aroma has yeasty spice...clovey...touch of grass and tropical fruit. flavor has notes of fruit, spice, and anise...light grassy bitterness. mouthfeel is light/medium and silky with a dry bitter/spiced finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Draft at Whole Foods with John. Pours a hazy copper-gold with some nice head and ring racing. Nose of spice, coriander, pepper, orange peel, lemon zest, some yeast funk, and dark fruit. Medium mouthfeel, slightly roasty with a ton of spice and citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1883) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Pours darker amber with a creamy off white head which dissipated to a film quickly. Aroma is dark fruits, spicy, nutty and earthy. Taste is spicy, sweet and some bitterness. Medium bodied with a sticky texture.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2689) - Gray, Maine, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Draft at Novare Res. Glad to see they re brewed this since 2008... Classic beer that I used to drink pretty often back in the late 90’s. Pours a clear golden color with a two plus finger sticky foam head. Aromas are classic fruity belgian yeast, light warming spice and a touch of honey malt. The palate is crisp yet round, big yeasty fruit, apple, pear, honey and lots of balanced spice complexity that lingers through the finish. Great winter offering that Id like to see in a bottle again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4164) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Draught. Pours a clear amber color with a small head. Nose has some dark fruit elements to it with just a hint of orange. Taste seems a little dry at first, but ends up a slightly bitter with just a hint of sweetness.


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