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Agave Maria - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

321 Ratings
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Ratings: 321
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 34
Gots: 76 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  13.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A strong ale brewed with agave syrup and aged in tequila barrels.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 03-26-2014)
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2beerdogs

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-18-2014 15:25:41 | More by 2beerdogs
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.16/5  rDev +2.5%

2014 vintage.

Pours an opaque super dark brown with no head. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, brown sugar, molasses, agave, tequila, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel, toffee, brown sugar, tequila, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a very nice use of tequila barrels that gave the finished product a distinct tequila aroma and flavor while still allowing other aspects to come through.

04-20-2014 07:09:45 | More by UCLABrewN84
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SanFranJake

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-14-2014 02:39:42 | More by SanFranJake
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-08-2014 23:19:36 | More by warnerry
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SuperbikeShaun

California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

04-15-2014 01:58:43 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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mctizzz

California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

05-02-2014 03:01:54 | More by mctizzz
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aquazr1

California

4.32/5  rDev +6.4%

08-17-2014 21:51:23 | More by aquazr1
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-19-2014 02:30:55 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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sourdog

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-08-2014 05:56:48 | More by sourdog
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01001111

California

3.45/5  rDev -15%

A: Maple syrupy chestnut brown. Little carbonation that disappears quickly.

S: Tequila hits first. Given the roasted malts, there's a mezcal smokiness to it. Then there's some earthy dust and sweetness.

T: Syrupy sweetness. Caramel with a touch of tequila. Dark cherries, dates, and pumpernickel.

M: Syrup.

O: Interesting but not excellent. A liqueur more than a beer or perhaps a Chimay Blue with half a shot of tequila thrown in.

04-20-2014 21:26:02 | More by 01001111
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BobbysLiquors

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-02-2014 16:14:06 | More by BobbysLiquors
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-28-2014 12:51:02 | More by Schlafly33
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jmadrigal2

California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

04-23-2014 20:38:13 | More by jmadrigal2
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -26.1%

07-19-2014 22:31:23 | More by acurtis
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InfernoBoss

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

08-07-2014 05:14:04 | More by InfernoBoss
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -20%

06-24-2014 10:09:44 | More by AlexChillton
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-29-2014 21:32:06 | More by Sammy
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TheElbow

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-09-2014 16:10:41 | More by TheElbow
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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-13-2014 18:31:43 | More by fthegiants
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PretzelCity

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-04-2014 06:28:25 | More by PretzelCity
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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robgage

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-29-2014 00:29:21 | More by robgage
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ricknelson

Vermont

4.33/5  rDev +6.7%

Shared this with a couple of fellow BA'ers and found it to be quite good, but not quite up to my Gold Standard, as set by Goose Island Proprietor's. But did a side by side tasting of it along with Bell's Black Note, and found it did get edged out by Bell's Black Note by a nose. Pun intended.
The taste was very different from most Lost Abbey beers; it was sweeter, but a solid 4.25 beer.

06-23-2014 16:33:23 | More by ricknelson
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Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-25-2014 13:27:55 | More by atlbravsrno1
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California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Agave Maria from The Lost Abbey
91 out of 100 based on 321 ratings.