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Gift Of The Magi - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
86
very good

597 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 597
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 53
Gots: 79 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 06-10-2007)
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riored4v

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed on 2/17/09

Poured into a Chimay goblet. 1/2 finger, off-white head that fades quickly. Hazy, dark amber in color.

Smell was fruity, earthy, hints of raisin and spices. Nice smell of cherries, brett funk and sweetness.

Taste had a nice maltiness up front with a very mild bitter finish. Notes of caramel, honey and cherries were all present. Nice funkiness and acidity in taste.. the Brett made itself known in a nice subtle way. Hints of some roasted malts as well.

Mouthfeel had low carbonation and a slightly sticky body.

Drinkability was good. Sticky but a pretty good balance, especially at 10%.

Overall this was a nice offering. I was pleasantly surprised by the funkiness from the Brett as I didn't know this beer had any it until after. Has a nice complexity of flavors.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2009 23:52:32 | More by riored4v
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Gift Of The Magi from The Lost Abbey
86 out of 100 based on 597 ratings.