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Red Poppy Ale - The Lost Abbey

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95
world-class

1,561 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,561
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 504
Gots: 480 | FT: 38
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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Ratings: 1,561 | Reviews: 526 | Display Reviews Only:
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MrNate

Florida

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-29-2013 03:25:14 | More by MrNate
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-29-2013 02:14:46 | More by mportnoy
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olfolxholme

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-28-2013 23:30:06 | More by olfolxholme
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VonZipper

New York

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-28-2013 18:51:50 | More by VonZipper
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-28-2013 06:37:25 | More by BrownAleMale
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-27-2013 03:59:43 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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heresy22

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-27-2013 03:34:41 | More by heresy22
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-26-2013 13:29:55 | More by mendvicdog
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DRBiser

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-26-2013 01:25:00 | More by DRBiser
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BeerBucks

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-25-2013 03:44:26 | More by BeerBucks
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IndyDad

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-22-2013 21:35:41 | More by IndyDad
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emsjf

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-22-2013 03:00:40 | More by emsjf
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-21-2013 23:24:49 | More by outoffocus
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Leftofthedial

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-21-2013 19:38:18 | More by Leftofthedial
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Prost76

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-20-2013 19:16:29 | More by Prost76
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-20-2013 17:49:30 | More by HopsHopenstein
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magnumpoppy

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-20-2013 13:37:57 | More by magnumpoppy
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-19-2013 03:24:58 | More by kingmaker
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Cyclone8

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-18-2013 13:09:33 | More by Cyclone8
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DotBier

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2013 01:54:23 | More by DotBier
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SirChugsAlot

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-17-2013 20:30:41 | More by SirChugsAlot
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Crazydaddyo

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-16-2013 18:18:57 | More by Crazydaddyo
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Kjanisch7

New Jersey

4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: A murky red-brown with a tan head.

S: Sour cherry with some funk. Had a far different, somewhat unappealing smell which was unlike most sours I've had. Made me unsure about the beer.

T: Super acidic with tart fruits. Some barrel taste coming through. Awesome sour.

M: Strong carbonation, but a nice medium body.

O: This beer was solid. Loved drinking it. The only thing that threw me off was the smell. Not sure if it was good that it didn't smell like a sour or not, but it wasn't for me. I typically enjoy the strong standard sour smell.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 17:16:27 | More by Kjanisch7
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DangerDawg

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-14-2013 01:21:15 | More by DangerDawg
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roodie

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-12-2013 02:23:59 | More by roodie
Red Poppy Ale from The Lost Abbey
95 out of 100 based on 1,561 ratings.