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The Angel's Share - Bourbon Barrel-Aged - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,528 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,528
Reviews: 646
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 556
Gots: 461 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Down in Kentucky and across the pond in Scotland, distillers who age their whiskeys for many years refer to the evaporation of the spirits from their barrels as “The Angel’s Share.” We couldn’t agree more. Each time a barrel is filled, a measure of liquid seeps into the oak and is lost for good.This striking Strong Ale is brewed with copious amounts of Caramel malt to emphasize the vanilla and oak flavors found in freshly emptied bourbon or brandy barrels. The beer spends a year in oak before it is packaged for release.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 08-23-2006)
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

So well balanced. So tasty. I had to double check the style after drinking it because it just was not what I expected and it surprised me with it's flavor. Not too much of anything, just smooth and tasty and strong.

Azeotrope, Nov 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Appearance: Black with a wispy brown head and plenty of lacing on the way down.

Smell: Coconut, caramel, figs.

Taste: Up front it’s big time caramel malt with vanilla. Bitterness peeks in a bit. Fades into a woody sweet ethanol taste. Leaves a bourbon aftertaste on the breath.

Mouthfeel: Very thick with fine carbonation.

Overall: Great sipping beer. Strong, boozy, and delicious.

SensorySupernova, Nov 12, 2014
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The Angel's Share - Bourbon Barrel-Aged from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 1,528 ratings.