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RATINGS: 683   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.


4.1
   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.

3.7
   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.

4.1
   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.

3.5
   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.

4
   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.

3.4
   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.

4
   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.

1.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
hisskirt (5) - California, USA - NOV 8, 2009 does not count
Beautiful beige head, lovely lace that lasts & lasts, gorgeous dark gold color. In a tulip glass, the peaches aroma is promisng. But the rest of the beer doesn’t live up to its nice start. Too much carbonation for its supposed style, rough alcohol that overwhelms any flavors. It’s just not complex - all alcohol and malt. It looks plausibly Belgian, but lacks all the real Belgian characteristics. The best you can say is that lace is very nice. I won’t repurchase - it’s only $2 less than a really beautiful real Belgian ale anyway.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
g1golo (5) - Exeter, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2004 does not count
This stuff reminds me of going out to the mountains to enjoy the scenory. Whatever? Honestly it is probably the best beer I had in a while. It is a keeper.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ajcllc (4) - USA - FEB 21, 2004 does not count
I love this stuff. My dad just got me a case for Christmas. Be careful drinking it too quickly. You'll get a buzz. With its pleasant overall ability to please the palate, you will not be disappointed. Get some today!


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