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December 6, 2019

Ale vs. Lager – what’s the difference?

Virtually every single beer* you’ve ever enjoyed can be broken into one of two main types: ale or lager. The determining factor between the two? Yeast.  (more…)
BlogWhat About Beer?
November 19, 2019

Tripel vs. Triple IPA

We wouldn’t fault you for thinking these two beer styles were similar. As with so many terms in brewing, there appears to be a logical connection where there’s not. But tripels and triple IPAs have almost nothing in common, other than that they’re both beer. (more…)
BlogWhat About Beer?
November 12, 2019

Why rinse a glass before pouring beer into it?

Here’s the scenario: you order a beer at your favorite taproom. The next thing you know, your server flips a glass upside down and spritzes it with water before filling it up. But why? What’s the deal with that? There are actually a couple reasons why breweries and bars will rinse your glass.  (more…)

Brewery News and Beer Releases

All the happenings that we’re excited to share

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November 19, 2019

The Coolship Tour – An experience in Spontaneous Fermentation

Coolship beer enthusiasts, this one is for you. We’re super excited to introduce a new tour at Allagash purely about spontaneous fermentation: The Coolship Tour (more…)
BlogInside AllagashSustainabilityPhilanthropyB CorporationBeer Releases and Brewery News
October 21, 2019

Preserving Clean Water by the Barrel

Long story short: because of our belief in the importance of clean water, we're donating 10 cents from every barrel of beer we brew to Sebago Clean Waters, to help preserve clean water in our local community. In 2019, that'll amount to around $10,000. (more…)
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September 19, 2019

Allagash is Now a B Corp

Allagash Brewing Company is now a Certified B Corp—strengthening our dedication to use beer as a force for good. We're also the first company to achieve benefit corporation status in the state of Maine. (more…)

Beer pairing, recipes, and more

The wonderful pairing of beer, food, and good times

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August 2, 2019

Outdoor Movie Night 101: Everything you need to know to host the most epic outdoor movie night

This guest post was put together by our excellent friend Jenn Bravo.  Our favorite experiences during the Maine summers usually involve friends, Allagash White on draft, and golden hour. Now that we have two kids, we’ve found it a bit harder to make it out to those roof-top happy hours. But that doesn’t mean we can’t kick back with our friends and kids to enjoy the summer evenings together. Cue the outdoor movie night, a regular summer Sunday tradition that literally everyone looks forward to. (more…)
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July 25, 2019

Lobster Roll 101: How to Make a Lobster Roll

Lobster. Mayo. Split-top bun. That’s how you make a lobster roll, right? Almost. We’ve got some key tips to lift your lobster roll experience to the next level. (more…)
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June 14, 2019

Grilling Tips from Allagash Brewing Co. and Noble Barbecue

Given the love around our brewery for a good sizzling grill, we wanted to share some of our favorite tips. We also enlisted the help of our friends at Noble Barbecue, who know more than a thing or two about lighting up a grill. Below, you’ll find grilling tips sourced from us at Allagash as well as Noble Barbecue Co-owner Ryan Carey. (more…)