RATINGS: 449   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Allagash Confluence Ale is created with a mixed fermentation; utilizing our house primary Belgian style yeast in combination with our proprietary Brettanomyces strain. The two yeast strains work in tandem creating a marriage between spice and fruit flavors that ultimately leave a lingering silky mouth feel. Confluence is brewed with a blend of both imported pilsner and domestic pale malts as well as a portion of caramel malt, resulting in a complex malty profile. Tettnang and East Kent Golding hops are added in the brew process to balance the intricate malty profile while adding a sweet and spicy citrus aroma. After fermentation, Confluence undergoes a lengthy aging process in stainless steel tanks to enhance the flavors. Prior to bottling, it is dry hopped with a Glacier hops, providing a pleasant balance of aromas. Confluence is then bottle conditioned and aged in our cellar prior to release. ABV: 7.4% Original Gravity: 1064 Recommended Cellaring Temp: 50F Recommended Serving Temp: 40-50F

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raradel (343) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Starts out with an incredibly complex nose (a little chalky but deep). Looks of a fine frothy Belgian-white brew. Flavors are complex but light between spicy and floral. Palate is smooth yet complimentary to the subtle spice notes. I would almost call this a wit beer matured into a Belgian. Really nice for those who enjoy exploring subtle flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sitzds (318) - - DEC 14, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2015 On tap at beachwood Seal Beach poured into a tulip. Golden yellow haze with tall white head and spotty lacing. Aroma is funky, pear, wine, honey, and some spice. Flavor was tart pear/cherry, grassy and earthy bitterness, a touch of grain sweetness. Light bodied, silky texture, med-high prickly carbonation, dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (6129) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2013
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured into a Allagash chalice. Pours a translucent gold with a large froth of white foam Good retention. The aroma has notes of tropical fruits, pineapple, mango I get some drier funky notes. The taste is dry, grassy, mildly bitter. I get a bit of bread in the middle to end of the drink. Medium carbonation. Light to medium bodied. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (3125) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, Thick White Head, Great Lacing S: Brett, Mild Pepper, Mild Belgian Yeast T: Belgian Yeast, Brett, Mild Belgian Sugar M: Great Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Funky Overall, a good belgian brett beer but dont expect a Brett blow out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
viyh (73) - San Luis Obispo, California, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Light, subtle aromatics of spice, citrus orange, and a slight sour undertone. Very complex and tasty, no sweetness. I highly recommend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (3196) - Gray, Maine, USA - OCT 24, 2013
2012 vintage. Pours a medium golden color with three fingers of thick white foam. the nose is bright with barnyard brett, rustic grain, spicy yeast esters and a touch of tropical fruit. The palate follows with great balance... almost too much balance as i want something to really take charge and say "whats up!" Great converstaion between traditional saison sensibilities and a wild brett fermented beer. Spicy tropical notes ride along with a rustic grainy fieldgrass notes. Quenching refreshing finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keanex (1799) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - OCT 21, 2013
On tap at Victory Bar and Grill.
Appearance: Clear amber body with a thin white head, settling into a thick ring with a light coating.
Aroma: Rather light aroma, but complex. Floral, sweet orange, rustic earthiness, with hints of leather and play-doh. This smells very nice.
Taste: Refreshing! Mild malts with hints of sweet orange and light leather on the finish. This is balanced nicely.
Palate: Light to medium bodied, highly carbonated.
Overall: Good-great beer, but like most Allagash this has poor price to quality ratio. This is a beer worth drinking though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (12447) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Golden ale tastes like brie and butter like a non onion obatzer with some funk. Weird.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (4225) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2013
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co., and dispensed to a snifter showing a hazed, gold color, with a modest, fluffy head of white foam that reduced gradually to a ring & film, and left some clingy ribbons of lacing. The nose was some under control yeasty funk, fruit, spice, sweetness, and subtle cookie/graham cracker. The flavor was similar notes plus some low bitterness and tartness. Lively carbonation and creamy smoothness to the mouthfeel helped project a fuller than medium body, as the finish was lightly sweet & moderately dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shag (2977) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - SEP 21, 2013
This poured a cloudy golden color with a white head. The aroma contains some lemons, vinegar, and a bit of funk. Very bretty. The flavor contains some citrus and spices with only a slight sour flavor going on. This is a wild ale with training wheels but overall its very good.

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