Coolship Resurgam (Allagash Brewing Company)

Beer in my Belly

Style: Blended Spontaneous Fermented Beer/ American Gueuze

6.0% ABV

From: Portland, ME

Brewer’s Note: “In the summer of 2008, we decided to build a coolship at our brewery. A coolship is a large shallow pan used to cool wort overnight using outside air temperature. During the cooling process, naturally occurring yeast from the air inoculates the wort. In the morning, the cooled wort is transferred into barrels where the fermentation process begins. The beer is then aged for an undetermined amount of time, until we deem it “ready”./ Coolship Resurgam is a blend of both old and young unfruited spontaneous beer. The name comes from the motto of our fair city, Portland, Me. It means “I shall rise again”. Coolship Resurgam won a Silver medal at the 2010 GABF.”

The beer pours a pale orange, like a sunrise through soft mist. The pour ignites a champagne bubble head of spritzy…

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