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Agave Maria - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

297 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 29
Gots: 69 | FT: 14
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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375ml bottle poured into tulip.

A- Pours a dark slightly purplish brown that appears opaque in the glass, not much head forms and what does quickly recedes, carbonation seems decent, white yeasty sediment specks floating around.

S- Strong barrel presence dominates the nose with tequila, oak, agave nectar giving a fairly vegetal presence with a little bit of brussel sprouts, rotten wood, underlying raisins. Overall very different with the tequila and agave giving off a very different aroma that I've never encountered in a beer. Interesting but not a fan at all.

T- Again strong barrel presence with sharp and slightly boozy tequila balanced with a just as strong agave presence. The tequila and agave almost completely cut out the base beer of raisins, toffee, etc. which is a shame because the base actually seems pretty tasty albeit a bit boozy. Overall not as vegetal as the nose, definitely unique, but still not my cup of tea.

M- Carbonation on the low side but decent for beer, about average body for the style, a bit on the boozy side with a little alcohol burn showing the 13.5%.

O- This was an interesting try but definitely not my cup of tea. After trying this beer I'm not sure if I'm sure if I like agave and tequila in a beer, although it definitely adds some unique tastes. Definitely not something I'll be picking up again, might be better with some age on it though.

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Agave Maria from The Lost Abbey
91 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.