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Serpent's Stout - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,319 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,319
Reviews: 529
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 276
Gots: 311 | FT: 26
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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yemenmocha

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3.73/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Pours opaque black, even when held up to direct light. Medium brown head that retains well.

Nose is toasted caramel, espresso & coffee, with some nougat.

On the palate an overextracted espresso flavor is noted - somewhat bitter/harsh, but mingles with the good espresso & coffee roastiness that is there.

Bitterness towards the finish doesn't mix well with other flavors. It doesn't round it out at all. Almost out of place. Hard to drink, even for the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2008 04:56:28 | More by yemenmocha
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A: There was an aggressive pour which resulted in a 3 finger tan head with various sized bubbles. The head receded very slowly to a sort of thick film which left nice lacing. I believe that this is black, but it could be very dark brown.

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Serpent's Stout from The Lost Abbey
94 out of 100 based on 1,319 ratings.