144. Allagash White

144. Allagash White

I went to The Asgard for dinner tonight with a couple people from lab. Their beer selection isn't great, but they did have Allagash White. I mostly reviewed this for the entertainment of my labmates who had never seen me review a beer.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Allagash Brewing Company
Alcohol: 5.50%
Serving: Draft, 20 oz.
Style: Witbier, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (4.0): Pours a cloudy, pale, straw with a creamy white head that recedes to a thin film leaving patchy lace.

Smell (4.5): Smells like a Wit. There are fruity notes of bananas and citrus, with grainy wheat, pepper and coriander.

Taste (3.5): Crisp wheat flavors are present throughout. The center is fruity with a nice tart citrus flavor and mild bananas. The finish is yeasty and spicy with notes of pepper and clove. The bitterness is low.

Mouthfeel (4.0): Light-bodied, moderate carbonation, with a lightly dry finish.

Drinkability (4.0): Crisp and refreshing.

Overall (3.9): A nice drinkable witbier, not my favorite, but solid.

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