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Allagash Coolship Red Bottles Return Apr. 23

Allagash Coolship RedAllagash’s flourishing coolship project will get another booster shot on Wednesday, April 23 at 10am when bottles of Coolship Red return to the brewery’s retail store. The road to this finished project is a long and winding one, as the beer spends 3 years in wine barrels with 6 months aging on 100 pounds of fresh Maine raspberries per barrel. Now that’s some fruited wild ale for ya.

The details:

  • $15 per 375mL bottle
  • Limit 2 per person
  • Available at the brewery only 

Commercial description:

Allagash Coolship Red is our coolship beer, aged on raspberries for six months, in oak wine barrels. We use 100 lbs of fresh Maine raspberries per oak barrel. Coolship Red is bright red in color with raspberry and oak in the aroma. Raspberries dominate the flavor of the this tart beer, along with hints of dried apricot. The finish is tart and dry. 5.7% ABV

Allagash Brewing Company is located at 50 Industrial Way in Portland, ME.

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