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Allagash "Allagash Black"

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Allagash Black from Allagash Brewing Company tastes great paired with hearty winter meals or delicious holiday cookies

AMERICAN CRAFT BREWS

Allagash "Allagash Black"
Belgian-style Stout - Maine / All-Year
7.5 per cent ABV

Allagash Brewing, out of Portland, Maine, is becoming sought out for its Belgian-style creations. Founder Rob Tod has crafted a Belgian-style stout with the full-bodied, roasted malt flavor that’s a prerequisite for the stout style, but generous additions of Belgian dark caramelized candi sugar give this beer the full and silky mouthfeel and malty sweetness that’s typical of Belgian styles. Flavors of chocolate and coffee come through, thanks to the variety of roasted malts used in its production, which include German two-row barley, wheat and oats. Further adding to its Belgian heritage is its use of a Belgian yeast strain and re-fermentation in the bottle, which gives it a natural carbonation. Suggested food pairings are lamb burger, bleu cheese, sweet cream ice cream and oatmeal raisin cookies. Like many other American craft breweries, Allagash is minimizing its carbon footprint by obtaining 100 per cent of its energy from wind power.

Price: $10 / 750 ml.



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