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1/25/2017 5:00 PM -

Join us for an evening with Allagash Brewing!
Featuring:
Confluence
Curieux
Four
Fluxus
Interlude
James Bean
Odyssey
Sample and full size pours available. Rep will be onsite.
 
More about the beer:

ODYSSEY
Allagash Odyssey is a dark wheat beer aged for four months, a portion in oak barrels and the remainder in stainless tanks. The grain bill includes 2-row barley, malted wheat and a generous amount of roasted barley. This deep brown beer boasts an aroma of black treacle and raisin. Candi sugar, a traditional ingredient in some Belgian beer, is added during the boil. The flavor hints at dates, with a mildly roasted finish imparted by aging in both medium and heavy toasted American oak barrels. The finish is dry, punctuated by vanilla.
Release Date: February 2005
Availability: Limited
ABV: 10.4%
Grains: Allagash 2-row Malted Barley Blend, Red Wheat Malt, Roasted Barley
Hops: Perle, East Kent Goldings, and Czech Saaz
Spices/Other: White Cane Sugar
Yeast: House
Original Gravity: 1.077, 18.4 degrees Plato
Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: Four months
Serving Temp: 40-50°F
Ideal Within: Two years
Food Pairings: Almond Crusted Chicken, Ribeye, Toffee Pudding, Crème Brulée, White Chocolate
5 OZ SAMPLE: $6 11OZ POUR: $11

FOUR
Our interpretation of a Belgian style quad, Four Ale is reddish brown in color and has flavors of raisin, candied fruit, and plum. We brew this beer with four malts (Caramel, Munich, Carapils, and 2-row), four sugars (Cane Sugar, Date Sugar, Belgian Dark Rock Candi, and Molasses), four hop varieties (Perle, Hallertau, Tettnang and Czech Saaz) and undergoes four fermentations, using four different yeast strains. The result of this elaborate brewing process is a complexity of flavor, aroma and mouth feel we believe is truly worth savoring.
First Released: April 4, 2004
Availability: Limited
ABV: 10%
Grains: Allagash 2-row Malted Barley Blend, Caramel, Munich, Carapils
Hops: Perle, Hallertau, Tettnang and Czech Saaz
Spices/Other: Date Sugar, Dark Rock Candi, Molasses, White Cane Sugar
Yeast: 4 different Belgian strains
Original Gravity: 1.080, 19.5 degrees Plato
Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: 70 days
Serving Temp: 40-50°F
Ideal Within: 2 years
Food Pairings: Bacon Wrapped Scallops, Chocolate Crepes, Filet Mignon
Awards:
Bronze, GABF 2007
5 OZ SAMPLE: $6 11OZ POUR: $11

CONFLUENCE
Allagash Confluence is a strong golden ale, utilizing a mixed fermentation and dry hopping techniques inspired by a Belgian classic. Confluence is brewed using a blend of imported and domestic Pilsner malt, as well as a small portion of caramel malt, resulting in a complex malty profile.
Confluence is fermented using both our house yeast strain and our proprietary Brettanomyces yeast strain. This layered fermentation creates a unique blend of fruit and spice flavors along with an incredibly silky mouthfeel.
After fermentation, Confluence undergoes a lengthy aging process in stainless steel that allows the complex flavors to fully develop. Just prior to bottling, it is dry hopped with Glacier hops, providing a pleasant fruity aroma.
First Released: March 2009
Availability: Limited
ABV: 7.4%
Grains: Allagash 2-row Malted Barley Blend, Pilsner Malt, Caramel Malt
Hops: Glacier and Tettnang
Yeast: House and Brettanomyces
Original Gravity: 1.063, 15.5 degrees Plato
Time to Fermentation: Seven months
Serving Temp: 40-50°F
Ideal Within: One year
Food Pairings: Seafood, Charcuterie Plate, Eggs Benedict or Rosemary Capon with Potatoes
Awards: Gold, GABF 2011
5 OZ SAMPLE: $6 11OZ POUR: $12

FLUXUS 2015
We brew Fluxus every year to commemorate the anniversary of our first beer sold in July 1995. The name Fluxus is Latin for continuous change and every year, Fluxus is brewed with a different recipe. This year’s Fluxus is a Strong Golden Ale brewed with a simple malt bill of Pilsner malt and a large portion of local maple syrup added to the kettle. After fermentation with a Belgian-style yeast strain it is dry hopped with two experimental hops, 06277 and 06297. The beer exhibits aromas of strawberry, pineapple and lime. The finish is balanced with a dry malty character.
Since 2007, $1 from every bottle sold of Allagash Tribute Series Fluxus beer has been donated to a scholarship fund for pediatric nurses in the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at the Maine Medical Center. We love living and working in Maine, and our Tribute Series beers are one way we give back to groups and organizations in our home state that make a positive impact in our greater neighborhood.

First Released: July 2015
Availability: Tribute Series
ABV: 8%
Grains: Allagash 2-row Malted Barley Blend
Hops: Hallertau, Tettnang, and dry hopped with two experimental hops: 06277 and 06297
Spices/Other: Local Maple Syrup
Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: 35 days
Ideal within: One Year
5 OZ SAMPLE: $6 11OZ POUR: $11

CURIEUX
First brewed back in 2004, Curieux was our first foray into barrel aging. To make Curieux, we take our Tripel and let it age in bourbon barrels for six-to-eight weeks. Once that time is up, we take the beer out of our cold cellars and blend it back with a portion of fresh Tripel. The resulting rich, golden ale features smooth notes of coconut, vanilla, and a hint of bourbon.

Availability: Year-round
ABV: 11%
Grains: Allagash 2-Row Malted Barley Blend
Hops: Nugget, Hallertau
Spices/Other: Aged in Bourbon Barrels
Serving Temperature: 40-50°F
Ideal Within: One year
Awards Won: Bronze, World Beer Cup 2008
5 OZ SAMPLE: $6 11OZ POUR: $10

INTERLUDE
Two yeast strains were used to create this unique Belgian-style ale. The first, a Saison yeast, establishes the flavor foundations of a classic Belgian-style ale. The second, our house strain of Brettanomyces yeast, contributes myriad flavors including pear, apricot, graham cracker, and bread crust. A portion of Interlude is aged in red wine barrels, which imparts a distinctive vinous, plum character and a dry, almost tannic, finish.

Availability: Limited
ABV: 10.6%
Grains: Caramel Malt, Red Wheat, Pilsner Malt
Hops: Nugget, Strisselspalt
Spices/Other: Turbinado Sugar, Small Portion of 20-Month-Old Interlude
Yeast: Saison, Brettanomyces
Serving Temp: 40-50°F
Ideal Within: Three Years
5 OZ SAMPLE: $6 11OZ POUR: $11

JAMES BEAN
James Bean is a bourbon barrel aged, Belgian-style strong ale that is infused with cold press coffee, post fermentation. Coffee, vanilla and bourbon dominate the aroma. Flavors of caramel, coffee, bourbon, and oak present themselves throughout this full-bodied beer. The coffee used in James Bean is Speckled Ax, roasted right here in Maine. The beans used are Ethiopia Amaro Gayo and are known for their lush blackberry and blueberry fruit flavors.
Availability: Limited
ABV: 10.4%
Grains: Allagash 2-Row Malted Barley Blend
Hops: Tettnang and Hallertau
Spices/Other: White Cane Sugar, Cold-Brewed Coffee
Yeast: House
Original Gravity: 1.074, 18 degrees Plato
Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: Three months
Serving Temp: 40-50°F
Ideal Within: Two years
5 OZ SAMPLE: $6 11OZ POUR: $11

WHITE
Our interpretation of a Belgian-style wheat beer is brewed with oats, malted wheat, and unmalted raw wheat for a hazy, “white” appearance. Spiced with our own special blend of coriander and Curaçao orange peel, White upholds the Belgian tradition of beers that are both complex and refreshing.
Though it’s brewed in Maine, the recipe sticks to its Belgian roots. We’ve worked hard to make sure that the White in your hand tastes the same as it did back in 1995, when Rob Tod brewed the first batch.

Availability: Year-round
ABV: 5.1%
Grains: Allagash 2-Row Malted Barley Blend, Red Wheat Malt, Raw White Wheat, Oats, Carapils
Hops: Nugget, Crystal, Czech Saaz
Spices/Other: Coriander, Curaçao Orange Peel
Yeast: House
Serving Temp: 38-50°F
Ideal Within: Six months
Awards:
Gold, GABF 2015
Gold, World Beer Cup 2012
Gold, World Beer Cup 2010
Bronze, GABF 2010
Gold, GABF 2005
Silver, World Beer Cup 2004
Gold, GABF 2002
Bronze, World Beer Cup 2002
Gold, World Beer Cup 1998

5 OZ SAMPLE: $3 11OZ POUR: $6.50

 


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