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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 18, 2005
From notes dated June 2004: Im not generally a fan of writing reviews from old notes, but since this is the only Allagash I havent rated and am unlikely to encounter it again, here goes nothing. Pours a deep red almost on the brown side with a thin off white head. Taste is very sour with some fruity notes popping out. Nice sour finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mklein818 (172) - Etterbeek, Virginia, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2005
Allagash is ok when no other bruin/dubbel is available, which is a lot of times and places! Its got good color, but lacks much of a flavor punch--nothing much I can remember in any event (had it 2 weeks ago)... A noble effort by the gang from Maine--but try to model on something tasty like Tongerlo Bruin!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (6044) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 23, 2004
Ruby tinted amber coloured body with a velvety tan head-VERY nice! Cherries, raisins, malt, vanilla in aroma. Medium-bodied; Malty flavour, good nutty & spice hints with a subtle fruit flavour. Aftertaste clean & malty-decent! Overall, GREAT to try, a real treat being able to sample this Maine beer here in Washington! Not the best Ally ever (in my opinion), but a good beer none-the-less. I sampled this pint on draught at RFD in Washington, D.C. on 20-June-2004 with JonR888710 & Haddon90.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
REDDOGICE (243) - nantucket, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 7, 2004
I love all allagash brews this one is no exception...... One does not have to travel far to get such a good brew

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - JUN 25, 2004
Ruby-brown body, wheat colored and long-lasting head. Smells sugars and malt. Tastes watery and of sweet malt and not much else. Boring and thin. Sampled on draught at RFD in Washington, DC.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
haddon90 (1634) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JUN 21, 2004
On tap at RFD in Washington, D.C. Clear ruby color. Frothy tan head. Faint aroma though. Malty, some sourness and a finish of yeast. Light flavor. Sweet. Some malt. Little sour in the aftertaste. Overall OK, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fly (1475) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2004
Ruby and clear.The girlfriend didnt think much of it. I thought it was okay. Thought of it as something like their session ale, but if I remember, the ABV was a bit much for that. A tad sour (or tart), but clean and well balanced. Not a let down exactly, but not up to par with the excellent beers Ive had from Allagsh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holdwine (1214) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - APR 8, 2004
A letdown after tasting its more powerful tapmates. Not like the sours I've had before. A little too sweet. Yeasty notes are the best part. Stick with the triple.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 8, 2003
Thanks to Boto I got to try this beer at the CT River Brewers Fest. I would have over looked it since the tap handle was labeled as the Double. It pours with a deep amber brown body topped by a thin white head with little lacing. The malty aroma is slightly sweet with a touch of sourness and some yeasty notes. The Flavor is slightly sweet and malty with sour notes and a touch of yeastiness. Medium to full bodied and very smooth with a touch of warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boto (2178) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - SEP 7, 2003
Draught: I was suprised to see this at the CTriver Brewers Fest. They had a tap handle of "Double", but when I talked to the Allagash rep he told me that it was one of the last kegs of the Olde Bruin. There was a semi-sweet aroma to it. The beer poured a copper color, without a lot of head. The initial taste was a bit sweet, but turned sour in the aftertaste. It had a bit of a fruity flavor to it. Not much in the wa of hops in the taste or aroma. I am going against most of the previous ratings, but this is a style that is sometimes mis-understood. This was a very good beer!

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