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Devotion Ale - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
87
very good

752 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 752
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 44
Gots: 67 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: scottoale on 04-28-2007

It’s an unassuming road leading to the priory. Here, off the corner of two intersecting roads, dedicated monks have been making beer for over 150 years. It’s always been a simple life — the kind that requires they brew only enough to sustain the activities of their monastery. In the silence of passing seasons, they pray, they brew and retire in solitary existence behind the sheltering walls. They live a most interesting life. Most likely one we couldn't sustain.

Nearby, each summer, the trellised fields spring to life as rows of resinous green cones are trained toward the heavens. Rumor is some monks love these hops and being surrounded by budding yellow aromas and the leafy pungent fields inspired them. Since we aren't sensible enough to locate our brewery near hop fields, we can only offer this blond ale in celebration of our Abbey brethren and their steadfast Devotion.
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Light creamy head, super murky hazy orange blond tan color. 35

Nose nice Belgian aromas, esters, orange, little rind, wheat like malts, creamy wheat, mild pepper phenols, mild grassy notes.4

Taste more wit, plenty of creamy wheat, light though, plenty of spices and peppery phenols, mild esters, hint banana, more citrus and orange, little rind. Then bitter spicy hops, very bitter almost astringent, long spicy hops, little tartness in the middle too. Finish dry bitter spicy hops, little citrus and creamy wheat lingering.4

Mouth is med bod, fairly creamy, lots of carb.4

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Appearance: Opaque golden yellow, fluffy white head

Smell: Belgian yeast nose

Taste: Belgian yeast with light malts, and some funk on the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation

Overall: Good for the most part, but the funk gets to you, not the kind of funk I like in a beer.

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Devotion Ale from The Lost Abbey
87 out of 100 based on 752 ratings.