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RATINGS: 1289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Allagash Curieux is a unique beer that was aged for 8 weeks in Jim Beam Bourbon Barrels. In July 2004 they brewed a batch of the Triple and placed it in Bourbon barrels from Kentucky.
December 04 bottles labeled as 11% ABV. Previous vintages at 9.5%

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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bourbon flavor dominates this nice brew from one of my favorites. Hazy amber color. Roasted aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer_queue (45) - California, USA - NOV 29, 2016
Medium, cloudy blonde with a medium white head. Aroma is simplistic with malts leading the way; some subtle light fruit sweetness & spice in the back. Flavors are what youd expect from a standard tripel (malt backbone, bananas, fruit esters, white pepper) and not much more despite its time in barrels. Medium body & moderate carbonation. While being approachable and very drinkable, it lacks complexity. Instead of 8 weeks, it really shouldve stayed in bourbon barrels for 8 months. Its too expensive for what it is; falls short when compared to other non-BA tripels in lower price points!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (6309) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2016
Backlog, Bottle, Pours orange golden with a 2 finger medium head, nice lacing. Smell and taste are bourbon, sweet malting, vanilla bean, banana and misc dark fruits. Medium bodied with easy going booze. Finish is lasting and warming from the percentage and the whiskey. A very drinkable barrel aged trip from Allagash

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
CraftBeerNick (2046) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2016
Tap at Munich Tap House, 15th November 16. Pours a rich amber, soft foam head. Aroma is big and bold, sweet, bourbon, liquor, barrel. Taste is complex, wood, liquor, vanilla, sweet and bitter. Really good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonas (7023) - Garching b. Mnchen, GERMANY - NOV 15, 2016
Bottle. Light moppy, herbal, wood, a few esters. Hazy green, white lace. Fine barrel notes on the foreground, light peach, a hint earthy, fresh wood, moss retronasal. Medium light mellow body, light sparkles, very pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brownaler (575) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Hazy golden appearance with a bourbon aroma. Belgian malt body and a bubbly finish. Bourbon is a bit too strong with this one.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkzambia (1903) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle: Light delicate aroma, full body with a sweet finish. It takes out all the things of a Belgian that I dont prefer (high yeast, banana flavors). This was tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (5445) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 5, 2016
Hazy yellow, medium head, aroma of wood, coconut, caramel, toffee, sourness, fruitiness, chocolate, flavor of wood, coconut, caramel, toffee, chocolate, nice, medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4561) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Hkan. Fairly clear golden pour with a small frothy white head. Heavy bourbon BA nose with caramel, vanilla fudge, charred wood and toasted coconut mixed with hints of toffee, baked pears, hay, minerals and bourbon alcohol. Sweet and tiny bitter taste. Round boozy mouthfeel. Heavy pear and bourbon alcohol finish. If it wasnt for the baked pears I wouldnt even have guessed triple. Very heavy bourbon character. Nice for what it is but I had hoped for something more Belgian.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (1685) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - OCT 24, 2016
2015 edition consumed oct of 2016. hazy yellow some floaters, lingering creamy palate. aroma husky old hops, apple juice malts. tastes boozy borbon laced nectarines, grassy euro hops. rock candy sugar. some bretta funk sneaking up. toothsome and sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1854) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 15, 2016
Bottle to tulip Consummation: Oak, muted bourbon, hint of sour, caramel, malts, yeast...so smooth Adjunct: Aroma of bourbon, wood, carrot, apple cider, light sweet yeast; as I said before, so smooth, silky, and a bit boozy, but not what would be expected for this ABV; clear, but not crystal, light amber with a frothy white head that falls pretty quickly to a thin white ring, with active effervescence


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