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Judgment Day - The Lost Abbey

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Judgment DayJudgment Day

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very good

409 Reviews
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Reviews: 409
Hads: 1,037
Avg: 3.88
pDev: 19.33%
Wants: 107
Gots: 212 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: scottoale on 12-23-2006

A massive beer in every sense of the word. A stronger and more contemplative version of our Lost and Found Ale. Judgment Day is the base beer for our Cuvee de Tomme. Many of the Trappist Breweries produce a version of beer which ages incredibly well for many years to come. And, since none of us knows when the end of the world is coming, we suggest you stock up with lots of Lost Abbey beers so that when the end of the world magically appears from no where, you’ll have a beer or two on hand for even the stingiest of angels.
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Reviews by Stunner97:
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4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- very dark brown with white head that persists, very dark brown and at first good carbonation can be seen

Smell- the smell of this beer is just amazing, tons of sweet malts, raisins and lots of malt just really appetizing nose,

Taste- the taste if also very sweet with some roasted notes on the back adding little smokiness keeping things in check, very tasty beer if anything maybe just touch sweet

Mouthfeel- medium to full bodied with little bit of heat on the finish

Drinkability/overall- this beer was a bit sweet to really drink a ton of but that being said did enjoy the flavor profile, was pretty decent first try from the much known lost abbey brand, not sure something would rush for again but if in mood for good quad worth shot, the brightest point for this beer was the nose really good

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DavyJones
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Bignick254
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of orbitalr0x
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1st bottle release.

Deep cola brown pour with garnet highlights. Not much carbonation but a few bubbles. Aromas of dark malts with a mix of caramel, raisins and lots of dark fruits. Cocoa and spice with an earthy yeast undertone.

First sip brings smooth dark malts upfront with molasses, caramel and raisin flavors. Dark fruits mix through. Cocoa and bready undertones move into spicy yeast accents as it flows down. Mildly roasted with sweetness on the finish. Pretty tasty.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth. Mellow carbonation works well here IMHO and this bottle is far from flat. Overall tasty but it's still not near what I remember Mother of All Beers being. Will need to snag another fresh bottle sometime.

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Photo of nuzzorama
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of freshflesh
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of warnerry
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of StoutFox
4.38/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Billolick
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Belgian style bomber, caged and corked w/o freshness info. This one opened with a whimpy "poof" and then poured w/ next to no carbonation, no head and no lacing, hmmm..things pick up with the raisiny nose and then full throttle, tasty, raisiny notes picked up in the early sips. Malty sweet, some Belgian yeasty, nutty notes, rum soaked raisins, brandy whiffs, yum. More quality brew from L.A./Port brewing

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Photo of mrquartetman
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of mctizzz
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of tigg924
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: 1/3 inch head, dark red/brown in color, hazy, high carbonation

Smell: raisin, dark fruit, and toasted malt

Taste: raisin, pumpernickel bread, cinnamon, dark fruit, and alcohol

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, slightly sweet with a bitter backbone, high carbonation

Drinkability: A nice and complex quad that is very raisin friendly. I do like raisin and bread combination. I would get this again but have other favorites from the brewery.

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Photo of aquazr1
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Mora2000
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to kaiser81 for sending me this bottle.

The beer pours dark brown with a tan head. The aroma is raisins, alcohol and brown sugar. The flavor is awesome with raisins, brown sugar, milk chocolate, alcohol and Belgian yeast. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of olradetbalder
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of GarrettB714
5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of SudsSurfer
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of fo1ksguitar
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Altenor
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of magictrokini
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Murky brown pour with absolutely no head. I tried to force one out and there was nothing. Raisins, prunes, brown sugar, dank yeast, and earth in the aroma. Sweet but a little smoky in the taste. Molasses, more raisins, toasted bread, and dusty yeast esters mix well. The lack of carbonation gives this a syrupy, liquer-like quality. Still, this is very good.

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Photo of jburchett
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Janeinma
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Judgment Day from The Lost Abbey
87 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.