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Judgment Day - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
88
very good

930 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 930
Reviews: 395
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 87
Gots: 148 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 12-23-2006)
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4.9/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

WOW
Appearancehad a frothy head, light brown with excellent lacing. almost black color
Aroma was heavy malt, roasted, chocolate, and strong coffee. Heavy yeast and a little bit of dough. Dates, charcoal, allspice, and nutmeg. Palate was creamy and soft. Long finish.
Really outstanding beer. Not much of an alcohol bite.

doubleipa, Apr 23, 2011
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4.85/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Dark Brown. 1 finger head that fades pretty quick. Nice lacing.

S: Fruity raisin an caramel scents. Slight alcoholic. Almost like rum raisin ice cream

T: Raisiny and biscuit. nice malt and molasses or maple.

M: Smooth with mild carbonation.

O: Great overall beer. I would recommend to a friend.

scottyg354, Oct 28, 2011
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4.83/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into a two ounce tasting glass. Served at the Belgian Beer Festival in Boston.

A. Tan head...very dark brown body

S. Chocolate and roast grain

T. Sweet grain...chocolate ...vanilla

M.full.medium and thick

D. Very nice and surprisingly drinkable. Really like this alot. Would drink again.

jneiswender, Sep 11, 2011
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4.78/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip it forms an easily managed loose tan head. Good retention above a dark brown body.

Plenty of dark fruits but what impressed me the most is this one gets back to the spicy side of the house. THANK YOU. This can be a cloying style and that is what sometimes turns me in the other direction. The peppered angle brings me back. Think of Gouden Carolus Grand Cru and put a more aggressive spiced side and you have Judgement day. Probably the second best Belgian Strong Dark Ale I've ever had and if I had a side by side this could easily take top honors. Fantastic, well brewed beer regardless of wether you like the style or not this is a must try.

Notes: 750ML bottle corked and caged. I have been in a Belgian Strong funk lately so to speak. This has revived my interest in the style. Not as sweet as most. This is complex and a 6 month spell in the cellar may be the key to perfection here.

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Judgment Day from The Lost Abbey
88 out of 100 based on 930 ratings.