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Serpent's Stout - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,297 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,297
Reviews: 528
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 277
Gots: 311 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 06-10-2007)
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Bfarr

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4.45/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Dark black with thin umber foamy head with okay retention and little lacing. Alcohol and rich chocolate with yeast and roasted malt aroma. Smooth and balanced chocolate with coffee notes and hints of molasses. Light alcohol flavor but strong warming sensation. Powerful flavor of truffles lingers on the palate. Silky smooth with nice velvet mouthcoating.

Very easy to drink especially considering the 11% abv. Great gourmet chocolate flavors that I didn't consider quite sinful... until it warmed a bit more and added some plum/prune notes. It certainly wasn't mindbending like "Inception" (my paired movie of choice) but I do think it was slightly more enjoyable. Perhaps it should have been paired with something more robust and intellectual.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2011 23:00:56 | More by Bfarr
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Serpent's Stout from The Lost Abbey
94 out of 100 based on 1,297 ratings.