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Red Poppy Ale - The Lost Abbey

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95
world-class

1,568 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,568
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 510
Gots: 482 | FT: 37
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Perhaps no country embraces the use of fruit in beers more so than Belgium. Numerous traditional as well as regional specialty ales are infused with every sort of fruit imaginable. In this way, the flavor of the fruit becomes especially prominent.

Red Poppy Ale is a veritable celebration of Sour Cherries in an explosion of aromas and tastes. Brewed from a brown ale base and aged in our oak barrels for over 6 months, this beer is not for the faint of heart.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 09-07-2007)
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Duff27

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-14-2011 05:39:58 | More by Duff27
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-13-2011 07:15:38 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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drummermattie02

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-12-2011 23:13:45 | More by drummermattie02
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twelveinches

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +11%

12-10-2011 06:59:51 | More by twelveinches
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amrozga

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-09-2011 21:19:11 | More by amrozga
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Amdy

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-08-2011 08:38:30 | More by Amdy
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-08-2011 02:46:48 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-07-2011 22:59:53 | More by tclapper
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

12-07-2011 02:18:39 | More by JohneHoodlum
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shanghai55

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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happy5930

New York

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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AshleyMiller

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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musicman575

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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rab53

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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VAbdoyan

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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Diomede

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-30-2011 14:49:40 | More by Kaydogg
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wtfuggles

Missouri

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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heyta

Georgia

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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kenm2118

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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spycow

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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rtaps

California

3.7/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours mahogany with a small white head low retention and no lacing on the glass

cherry aroma with fruit and balsamic vinegar

taste was similar but a little better than the nose. sour apple/cherries. with some balsamic vinegar.

light bodied low carbonation.

overall for my first sour it wasnt as bad as i expected but i couldnt drink very much of it.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2011 17:06:39 | More by rtaps
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girllovesbier

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-27-2011 08:55:57 | More by girllovesbier
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GRG1313

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-26-2011 14:00:53 | More by GRG1313
Red Poppy Ale from The Lost Abbey
95 out of 100 based on 1,568 ratings.