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Bottleworks 15th Anniversary Ale - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 15
Gots: 19 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: LiquidAmber on 03-04-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 83 | Reviews: 10
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4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Fizzy tan head.

Slightly tart, has a twang to it. Tequila shows nicely. Very interesting. Plums, raisins, brown sugar. The quad base definitely shows. Tart cherry flavors.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown body with a half inch of beige head. Roasted malt, chocolate. Oak and barrel flavors emerge more in the flavor. Mild heat. Medium bodied with some boozy cognac-like sweetness. Pretty good.

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4.62/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nmann08
3.22/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From a bottle, pours a dark brown color with ruby hues and a light tan head.

The smell is tequila...lots of agave mixed with dark fruit, raisins, brown sugar, vanilla, lots of oak and faint smokey notes and it smells very boozy and hot. The flavor is a bit more in check and less extreme. Tastes of wet wood, more agave, a little lime, more dark fruit, a bit acidic and a little tart.

This isn't that good, to be real. It's drinkable, but very boozy, flavors are all over the place, nothing comes together well. I like tequila, not this.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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1/5  rDev -75.3%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.98/5  rDev -1.7%

Thanks to John11486 for sharing this one at Wowcoolman's tasting.

Pours a murky super dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour with malt, funk, fruit, earth, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with sour malt, fruit, acidic, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and interesting, but I am not getting any real tequila qualities from this one.

Serving type: bottle.

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Bottleworks 15th Anniversary Ale from The Lost Abbey
90 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.