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Allagash Session Brett Ale

Allagash Session Brett Ale
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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 140   ABV: 4.65%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hopped with Mosaic and fermented with house strain of Brettanomyces.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (6535) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2015
draft at Moor Pat & Blue Monk, Buffalo NY. love this beer. light ABV & loaded with flavor. bretty funk, tropical fruits, complex & delicious

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (5260) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a semi-clear golden yellow color with a fluffy white head. Aroma was funky with plenty of tropical fruits! Flavor was about the same, with some light resin notes in the finish. Beer is not balanced (good), as it’s light on the malt backing, providing a light, very hopped beer with a good amount of Brett dusty funk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4167) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 12, 2015
Pours rather clear blonde, no real head. Smell is funky. Taste is dry, funky brett, very light mouthfmeel and thus easy drinkable. Some sweetness from the malts has lasted as well. Good beer

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arminjewell (6993) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Pour on tap at Stout, very hazy golden-yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of big mango, pineapple, passion fruit into some nice grass, slight bready and biscuity notes with a hint of sweet vanilla, touch of funk. Taste was big tropical fruit, passion fruit being the dominant character into some orange, slight biscuit, bread, touch of earthy funk, finishing slightly tart, slightly dry. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
woodychevy (526) - - JAN 28, 2015
On tap at Novare Res. Decent. Pours light yellow with nice head. Super crisp, notes of tropical fruit, straw and slight funk and sour. Defintely subtle with the Brett. If I had to find fault, somewhat one note and slightly watery- but it is a session after all. I wonder if it gets boring for Allagash being so good all the time..........

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
malrubius (1930) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JAN 25, 2015
On tap at stone hearth. Bright clear gold with head and lace. Mild, funky, fruity, barnyard hay aroma. Medium sweet tropical fruit with funky dry lemony finish. Lite body just a touch watery. Lingering mild farmhouse funk excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (646) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Nice tart lactic aroma, slight fruity, slight woody. Very nice aroma. Taste is lighter than the aroma suggest. Slight tart, maybe 1 or 2 of 10 sour. Good refreshing light tart beer. Maybe slight watery palate, and slight earthy finish. A very light version of the Nancy to me. Like a session version of the Nancy. The tart aroma reminds me of Nancy, but the tart taste is WAY subdued. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (8247) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Guava, pineapple and brettanomyces morph into one adorable dry and bubbly creature. Another Allagash success.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the clear blond.
-The tropical fruitiness is engaging from aroma to finish.
-Drinkability is sky high.
-If this were properly priced, I would drink it often. World class material once again from Allagash!

On tap at Mule Bar, Winooski.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3338) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Draft pour. Pours a clear yellow with a white head of foam. The aroma has citrus, pineapple, must, some vanilla. Mostly a sweet beer, not much acidity to speak of. Light body and medium carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nimbleprop (5322) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2015
4oz pour at Churchkey comes a clear gold with some ringing white head. Nose is pretty cool, bright tropical fruit, guava, papaya, melon, some cherry pie, white grapes, mild berry, hints of buttery oak. Flavor is a juice bomb, berries, tropical fruit, straw, a little bit of Flintstones chewables. Clean finish. Really good.


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