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

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95
world-class

1,350 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,350
Reviews: 632
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 538
Gots: 412 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Old Ale aged in bourbon barrels for 12 months.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 08-23-2006)
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-07-2012 13:06:12 | More by kawilliams81
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bottle poured into snifter - thanks gill!

Pours a dark opaque blackness with some faint browned tones. Very thin bubbled head dissolves quickly with a few gasps of retention.

Supremely rich nose with chocolate cake, vanilla, oak, and bourbon. Notes of burnt sugar with roasted malts and candied dark fruit.

Waves of flavor begin with deep, dark chocolate and syrupy caramel. Cake-like notes swirl with vanilla and oak, with a continuing note of sweet bourbon. Excellent integration between the boozy and the sweet, along with dark fruit. Finishes boozy, warm, and memorable.

Full body, mild carbonation (lol), sticky and syrupy on the tongue. Absolutely wonderful flavor and scent, and the carbonation seemed to hold up on this one - If all Angel's Share bottles were like this I'd buy more.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2011 05:51:23 | More by xnicknj
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-26-2013 03:40:57 | More by JMurphy41
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Pecan

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-20-2012 08:50:28 | More by Pecan
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Holland

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-11-2013 23:18:13 | More by Holland
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Texasfan549

Texas

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06-27-2013 02:16:35 | More by Texasfan549
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uturn

Florida

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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-15-2013 07:53:59 | More by Kelp
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-06-2012 02:37:28 | More by rolltide8425
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-02-2013 21:04:22 | More by Tucquan
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jschott75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-28-2013 00:19:12 | More by jschott75
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-03-2013 18:16:30 | More by KevinmusPrime
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WesM63

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-16-2013 06:14:43 | More by WesM63
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Graffy

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-21-2013 22:17:49 | More by starrdogg
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jvillefan

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-20-2013 16:23:30 | More by jvillefan
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by Dreadnaught33. Thanks Jonathan!

The beer has a color similar to that of a cup of coffee or perhaps cola. There is very little head that leaves absolutely no lacing. The aroma is bold and powerful. Caramels and butterscotch candies soaked in bourbon over a strong malt bill. The taste is very bold and enjoyable. The feel would be great if this beer was adequately carbonated. I would definitely drink this again.

***

2008 vintage

Carbonation was perfect. Similar flavor. Still some heat, but delicious.
4/4.5/4.5/4/4 or 4.5

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2010 01:19:54 | More by Huhzubendah
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-14-2011 18:09:07 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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IndyDad

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-05-2013 00:55:05 | More by IndyDad
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JOrtt

California

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05-11-2013 02:35:18 | More by JOrtt
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riemster

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-05-2013 03:54:09 | More by riemster
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-14-2011 14:02:49 | More by s1ckboy
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C_Roetting

Kentucky

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09-20-2013 16:05:27 | More by C_Roetting
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Matt_Ortiz

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-17-2013 06:20:53 | More by Matt_Ortiz
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jampics2

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-28-2013 13:53:25 | More by jampics2
The Angel's Share - Bourbon Barrel-Aged from The Lost Abbey
95 out of 100 based on 1,350 ratings.