Allagash Saison (Allagash Brewing Company)

Beer in my Belly

Style: American Saison

6.1% ABV

Brewery’s Note: “Allagash Saison is our interpretation of a classic Belgian farmhouse style. It is a golden hued beer, brewed with a 2-Row blend, malted rye, oats and dark Belgian candi sugar. Saison is hopped with Tettnang, Bravo and Cascade hops. Fermented with a traditional saison yeast strain, Saison exhibits notes of spice and tropical fruit in the aroma. Citrus and a peppery spice dominate the flavor and make way for a pleasant malt character. Saison is full bodied with a remarkably dry finish.”

The beer pours a bright, clear pale yellow with golden accents. It forms a beautiful head of miniscule, eggshell white bubbles that leave a fluffy sheet of lacing over the walls of the glass as it slowly recedes. In body, the beer is decidedly clear and clean, but with a cloudiness that makes it nearly opaque, and leans more towards the…

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