Allagash Brewing Company – Sixteen Counties

Allagash Brewing Company - Sixteen Counties

Allagash Brewing CompanySixteen Counties

Belgian-style Ale
Brewed in: Portland, Maine
ABV: 7.3%
Malts: Maine Malt House 2-row Malted Barley (Buck Farms), Blue Ox Malthouse 2-row Malted Barley, Raw Wheat (Maine Grains), Oats (Aurora Mills & Farm)
Hops: Jarrylo, Chinook, Centennial
Bottled on: 4/14/16
Tasting on: 11/25/16
Tasting location: Madison, WI
Glass: Stemless Wine

Aroma: Overtones of minor grapefruit. Undertones of light Belgian yeast character and minor light-toasted malt. 8.5/10

Appearance: Cloudy, deep yellow with highlights of orange. White head with excellent retention. 9/10

Flavor: Moderate grapefruit and medium hop bitterness in the beginning followed by moderate Belgian yeast character and medium citrus in the middle. The end is dry with moderate hop bitterness. Citrus, mild hop bitterness and mild Belgian yeast character linger in the aftertaste. 18.5/20

Mouthfeel: Light body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: Light in body but with plenty of delicate flavor and no show of alcohol content. 46/50

Final Score: 91% = B+

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