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Lost & Found Abbey Ale - The Lost Abbey

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Lost & Found Abbey AleLost & Found Abbey Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

655 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 655
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 60
Gots: 69 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 07-11-2006)
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ste5venla

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-03-2013 20:56:31 | More by ste5venla
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.31/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - The beer was a murky brown color, after being poured into the glass. The beer did not demonstrate much in the way of carbonation.

Smell - The aroma was grapey aroma that I was not really expecting. I was certainly not expecting much sweetness in the aroma.

Taste - My initial impression of the taste was that it tastes like grapes. The initial was followed with acidic grape and grassy notes, before finishing with a mediciny grape sensation.

Mouthfeel - In fairness, I will state this beer had the mouthfeel of a dubbel. The taste lingers in the mouth, coating the tongue nicely.

Overall - I aged this beer for two years, and I do not feel rewarded for my patience.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 17:33:30 | More by JohnnyHopps
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-02-2013 20:16:52 | More by pknyc
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

11-02-2013 00:36:29 | More by zestar
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user785335

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

10-31-2013 13:52:04 | More by user785335
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Geuzedad

Arizona

4/5  rDev +2.3%

10-26-2013 22:22:42 | More by Geuzedad
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours chestnut brown with a good cream-colors he'd. Ring retention, splashy lace.

Dried fig, vanilla, boozy fruit, raisin bread in the nose.

Wow does the beer take a 180 from the nose. All of that sweet fruit and juice dark aroma is nonexistent. This one is bone dry. You get the essence, but not the sugar. Dark over browned bread crust. Burnt sugar, but kinda like the gummy charred resin, not the sweetness, some alcohol, brown bread toast, bitterness, a touch of yeast. Complex.

Medium bodied, appropriate carbonation.

A very surprising beer. I really expected this to be beyond sweet, and it has turned out to be a tremendous well crafted beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2013 23:44:20 | More by OtherShoe2
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DTown

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-25-2013 21:51:40 | More by DTown
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craigdb

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

10-25-2013 00:10:18 | More by craigdb
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notchucknorris

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

10-18-2013 21:51:45 | More by notchucknorris
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BFCarr

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-13-2013 20:47:28 | More by BFCarr
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ralphw56

Nevada

4/5  rDev +2.3%

10-12-2013 14:01:15 | More by ralphw56
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jsanford

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

10-10-2013 01:28:48 | More by jsanford
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

10-07-2013 02:02:38 | More by OKCNittany
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TheBaumer

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

10-04-2013 04:23:55 | More by TheBaumer
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-30-2013 16:52:12 | More by Hopheadhiker
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themathguy

California

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

09-25-2013 21:27:39 | More by themathguy
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-25-2013 16:48:58 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Soto

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-20-2013 05:28:27 | More by Soto
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JDJTEXAS

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-07-2013 21:35:37 | More by JDJTEXAS
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superspak

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got in a trade with swingracex. 750 ml bottle into chalice, bottled on 5/1/2012. Pours slightly hazy deep ruby red color with a 1 finger dense and fluffy khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, fig, pear, apple, toast, clove, pepper, brown bread, candi sugar, molasses, light chocolate, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of malt and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of raisin, fig, pear, toast, clove, pepper, brown bread, candi sugar, molasses, chocolate, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of dark and light fruits, clove, pepper, toast, candi sugar, molasses, chocolate, brown bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Awesome balance and complexity of malt and fruity/spicy yeast flavors; with a great malt/spiciness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately slick, creamy, and lightly crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent Dubbel style! All around great balance and complexity of malt and fruity/spicy yeast flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 05:07:16 | More by superspak
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paleoplant

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

09-04-2013 04:55:22 | More by paleoplant
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wolf_switzer

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-02-2013 05:53:09 | More by wolf_switzer
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-01-2013 22:02:01 | More by Anvilfarm
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stortore

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-31-2013 03:46:27 | More by stortore
Lost & Found Abbey Ale from The Lost Abbey
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