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RATINGS: 686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zyster99 (21) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2001
A nice surprise. Good flavor - a fine beer for cold nights.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
coopec (20) - Portland, Connecticut, USA - DEC 27, 2002
Nice color when poured with a light almost creamy head. Spicy up-front but goes down nice and easy with a mild alcohol taste towards the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
USFCycling (14) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2007
pours an amber color with an off white head. Very nice aroma, very cirtus and fruit smell to it. nice subtle smoky mild bitter finish, the flavor is more of a sweet fruit. I really enjoyed this, as i do alot of the allagash beers. I actually passed out drunk half way through the beer and it was left open in my fridge for 2 days, and it actually tasted pretty good even then.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skweek (13) - College Park, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Poured amber with a fair bit of head. Flavor has a nice bit of fruitiness and winter spices. Very good beer. Batch 18, aged about 2 1/2 years. Held up very well, I kinda wish I would have sat on this for another 6 months, would be excellent on a cold day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emodx (10) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2006
This may be my favorite beer by Allagash. Very nice palate and flavor. I love the golden color. The only 2 points that scored low w/ me was the fact that the aroma is fairly flat and that as I drank it, the Belgain lace did not stick to the glass at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ERickey (9) - London, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2005 does not count
This bottle was from batch #10. It poured a deep, cloudy, golden/orange colour. It has a fruity aroma and tastes of a blend of fruits (apple) and spices. It seems to be quite sugary as well. A very plesant, sweet beer overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogfisherman (9) - mount laurel, New Jersey, USA - DEC 15, 2005 does not count
Fresh off my own keg! Poured a nice frothy thick head. The aroma was somewhat sweet but lacked any real strength.A hazy copper color looked inticing. Friuty taste with a smoooth aftertaste, not quite the norm as spices go, there is a hint but it is not prevelent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jberneti (6) - USA - FEB 6, 2006 does not count
Delightfully spicy, sweet flavor warms the stomach on contact. Would liken it to a bit lesser-bodied Sierra Nevada Celebration. Try it while sitting by the fire after a fine day of snowshoeing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sutton (6) - Salem, Massachusetts, USA - APR 22, 2007 does not count
Very good. Allagash brings it again. If you like the other wheaty Allagash brews, this won’t disapoint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BongoJay (6) - Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2009 does not count
Aroma: not excessively aromatic, belgian yeast nose with carnal note. Appearance: deep red to brown, has a full bodies appearance Flavor: prominent carmal flavor, bread notes Palate: full bodied, thick, rich, porter like. Overall Imprssions: Prominent carmal flavor! Smooth, rich and tasty.

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