Brewery News and Beer Releases

All the happenings that we’re excited to share

Rob Tod, Allagash founder, pouring a bag of Maine-grown grain into a hopperBlogInside AllagashSustainabilityPhilanthropyB CorporationBeer Releases and Brewery News
January 18, 2022

2021 By the Numbers

This past year has been a significant one for us as a brewery. We hit some enormous milestones and were able to give back to our community more than ever because of them. Thanks for taking the time to look through the numbers that defined our brewery in 2021. (more…)
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…)

What about Beer?

Blogs for people interested in learning about beer.

Allagash wort being held up by a brewerBlogWhat About Beer?Quality Control
January 20, 2022

What is Wort?

To answer the question technically, wort is a liquid solution of extracted grains, a sugar source which brewers create and then ultimately feed to beer yeasts. Non-technically, wort is sugary grain water. (more…)
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…)

Beer pairing, recipes, and more

The wonderful pairing of beer, food, and good times

Allagash WhiteBlogInside AllagashBeer-pairing, recipes, and more
December 13, 2021

What beers to enjoy with your winter activities

Blog contributed by Stephanie Grant The winter season ushers in shorter days and chilly weather, which on the surface doesn’t seem like much fun. But there’s so much to look forward to when winter rolls around. (more…)
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…)