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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
Allagash Fluxus is a beer of continuous change. Brewed differently every year to commemorate our anniversary, this year’s Fluxus is a huge Imperial Chocolate Stout. Weighing in at 10.3% ABV, it is one of the strongest beers that Allagash has ever brewed. The brain child of brewer Doug Klippenstein, this beer utilized a unique brewing process that used wort from a smaller brew, as the “water” for mashing the grain for this brew. Maine-grown barley was used as the base for this grain bill that also included a blend of three roasted malts and oats. Fluxus was appropriately hopped with both US Saaz and Glacier hops. Just before knock out, fifty pounds of Taza roasted Cacao nibs were added to the whirlpool. The result is a thick, sticky stout with tons of both roasted and chocolate flavors, aromas of tobacco and cocoa, and a surprisingly sweet, creamy finish.

As part of our Tribute Series, Allagash proudly donates $1 per bottle sold to the Allagash Pediatric Nurses Scholarship at the Maine Medical Center. This scholarship directly supports the training of nurses in the field of pediatrics.

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yespr (48100) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
75 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, slight breadish and caramelish. Roasted malty, bitter, liqourice, dark breadish and slight sweet caramelish. Bitter, dark roasted and lasting liqourice finish.

Ungstrup (38595) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a thin dark brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, roasted malt, and soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, wood, malt, roasted malt, and some soy sauce, leading to a dry roasted finish. The alcohol tickles the tongue.

joergen (29378) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2011
Bottle at Plovmand.
Black coloured with a small beige head.
Fruity aroma of spices, caramel, dried fruits and alcohol with roasted notes.
Roasted flavour of liquorice, spices and citrus peel.
Roasted finsih.

anders37 (27237) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2011
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee finish.

Travlr (26264) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Draft at Pizzeria Paradiso. Interesting and unique stout with a slightly fruity flavor. Very nice indeed, and even better than last year’s version.

Papsoe (25055) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of sincereNC. Pours black and close to opaque with a vague orange hue and a small light brown head. Intense, sweet roast in the nose, somewhat spicy too. Solid body, hard roast, yet sweet, fruity and a little spicy. Quite some chocolate. Heavy malt astringency. Nice though. 290311

mcberko (19178) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
750mL bottle, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks Dany), pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of cocoa nibs, some licorice or anise, almost no roast and no coffee notes. Flavour seems vinegary and plasticy, infected bottle?, with some tart cherry, acetone, vinegar and no sign of the cocoa nibs. Is this right? Seems either infected or poorly put together. Not too enjoyable.

jtclockwork (17410) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of sweet medium roasted chocolate malts, lactose sweetness, cocoa, and vanilla. Lots of lactose and bittersweet salty baker’s chocolate.

bhensonb (15848) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 10, 2010
750 c&c from South Bay Drugs. Pours black with a 3 finger really dark tan foamy head. Aromas of darker chocolate and I think treacle. Somewhat sticky with foamy, but not strong, carbonation. Flavor is gritty dark chocolate. It’s not really very sweet, so the chocolate really comes through. There’s a lot of bitter around tongue sides. The chocolate is strong in the finish. Drinks way too easy. In the end I’d say it isn’t sweet.

Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2011
Bottle at Plovmand’s - Thanks. Black - brown head. Burned, ligh spicy, fruity, coffee, high carbontion, licorice, yeasty, tobacco, light smokey, tarnac notes, cocoa, sweetness. Nice.

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