US - New England Allagash Releases & Events

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  1. Brez07

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    So Coolship is $15, what was Spon? I cant imagine it was that much cheaper to justify the hassle it took to get...
     
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    $20/375ml, $36 750.

    God I wish Allagash would do 750s of Resurgam. And I'd straight up murder someone for a magnum. Their rigidity with the format is pretty much my only major complaint, especially now that the batches seem to be so huge. Come on guys! Definitely exciting to see a new fruit variant though.
     
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    I'm dying for them to release an unblended oude coolship. Or put some on a beer engine for release. Fruit is cool but boring. Lets see some still and unblended barrel treatment stuff from Allagash! Maybe get some cool barrels from Ned.
     
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    I think they served that at Wild Friendship blend? Or was it Allgash all-stars event? Or maybe I am misremembering.
     
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    I went to both, and neither event had it. I think they have served it to folks straight from the barrel on some of the special tours, etc. before, but I'm not sure they've ever packaged it for serving.

    WFB had unblended Cantillon.
     
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    Ok yeah, definitely just confused. Prob thinking of the cantillon i had while at Allagash.

    Yes that would be rad to try. Bummed they did the VIP tour after I moved.
     
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    Coolship Clermont, aged in bourbon barrels is coming...That, I think, may scratch that itch

     
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    I was going to say, if that was at All Stars and tehzachatak and I missed it, I would have a new top regret.

    Clermont will be cool for sure, but lets see some weirdo barrels. Liquer de noix, sigh, a boy can dream.
     
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    I'll be excited to try Clermont fresh. I didn't get to try SBO until last year, so clearly not as fresh as could be, but wasn't super impressed honestly. Hoping a more bourbon-forward freshie will change my mind.

    This thread has me seriously hankering. Has anyone had a Belfius recently? I have one left, thinking I might crack it tonight.
     
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    Remind me in like... 5 hours. Then we can cybersip
     
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  12. Brez07

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  13. lambandtunaphish

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    That little snowflake Zach forgot to remind me (and didn't wind up opening one himself). Tonight... maybe.
     
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    Yeah we're cybersipping tonight. Anyone else want in?
     
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    Started my booze-free month today otherwise I would join :(
     
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    Crossposting from DDT.



    I'd drink this sooner rather than later. Tasty, very bretty. Coolship finally kicking in a little more...
     
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    Yeah, more funk than I remember fresh. Lots of carb when I opened it, took a while to settle in the glass. Lightly tart, relatively dry finish which I dig. I could drink a bunch of this. One bottle left (I think)
     
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    To respond to my own question, the GF and I are just now finishing a bottle of Spon and Resurgam.

    There's a bitterness to Spon (grapefruit rind) that lingers on the palate. There's a mild funk and nice brightness to it. Really soft, low carb.

    Resurgam is way more carbonated. I get grape musk and lemon zest; there's a nice mineral quality too. It's easier on the palate but probably less complex than Spon.

     
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    Which Spon blend? I thint it was blend 2 that I found had a lot of astringency from the high hopping rates.
     
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    Based on the Instagram pic I'd guess blend 4 (at least I think that's what the 4 on the label represents).
     
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