Brewery News and Beer Releases

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Allagash Brewery of the Year at GABF 2021Inside AllagashPressBeer Releases and Brewery News
September 20, 2021

Allagash Wins Brewery of the Year

We’re more than excited to announce that we earned significant accolades at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival (GABF). For the first time ever, we earned the honor of Brewery and Brewer of the Year in the 15,001 - 100,000 barrels per year category. (more…)
Allagash Curieux barrelsBlogInside AllagashPhilanthropyB CorporationBeer Releases and Brewery News
June 17, 2021

Barrels for a good cause

To set the scene, imagine 417 oak barrels. Each could hold around 53 gallons of beer and had previously been used to make Curieux, our golden ale aged in bourbon barrels. Now, imagine turning those barrels into… food? (more…)
BlogBeer Releases and Brewery News
May 21, 2021

How We’re Addressing the Issue of Sexual Harassment in Craft Beer

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What about Beer?

Blogs for people interested in learning about beer.

Allagash Tripel and a cheese pairing settingBlogInside AllagashWhat About Beer?
October 28, 2021

The Story Behind Allagash Tripel

In 1999, Allagash Brewing Company had three full-time employees and three beers: Allagash White (a wheat beer), Dubbel (a dark abbey-style ale), and Grand Cru (a seasonal spiced golden ale we only released in the winter). (more…)
a pour of Allagash WhiteBlogInside AllagashWhat About Beer?
September 22, 2021

The Story Behind Allagash White

It’s 1993 and Rob Tod had recently graduated from Middlebury College. While deciding whether to go back to school for geology or do something else, he takes a temporary job as a keg washer at Otter Creek brewing. Two days later, he knows that his time in brewing won’t be so temporary. (more…)
Image of a tasting of Allagash BeersBlogInside AllagashWhat About Beer?
August 12, 2021

What is a beer style?

Beer styles are meant to give you an idea of what you’re going to experience, before you experience it. Think of it like a genre of movie, but for beer. In the same way that you know, generally, what to expect when you hear action movie, rom-com, or drama, beer enthusiasts know what to expect when they hear biére de garde, California common, or wee heavy. (more…)

Beer pairing, recipes, and more

The wonderful pairing of beer, food, and good times

a look at a table full of pie and beer, ready for pairingBlogInside AllagashBeer-pairing, recipes, and more
November 22, 2021

What Beers to Enjoy With Your Thanksgiving Pies

Blog contributed by Stephanie GrantI get incredible joy from hosting Thanksgiving dinner. It starts with a spreadsheet filled with all the details for the day—from what to cook to what dish it’ll be served in. (more…)
A spread of grilled foods and beer courtesy of AllagashBlogInside AllagashBeer-pairing, recipes, and more
May 21, 2021

The Allagash Grilling Guide: Beer Picks and Pairings

Working at a brewery tends to make one well aware of the wonderful pairing that is a cold beer and a hot grill. In this handy little guide, we’ll give you some beer styles that we find to be particularly refreshing, some specific beer-and-food pairings that we love, and a little surprise idea for grilling that has been the hit of our barbecues recently. (more…)
Allagash Little Grove and Little Leaf LettuceBlogRecipesBeer-pairing, recipes, and more
March 2, 2021

Beer Pairing – Little Grove and Soy Peach Glazed Salmon with Ginger Sesame Dressing

The pairing of salad and beer is not a conventional one. But we're here to report that, done right, it is indeed a delicious one. Below, you'll find the recipe that we've been pairing with our Little Grove beers. They're what we call sparkling fruited ales, and are brewed to be light, balanced, and refreshing (and only 100 calories per can). (more…)