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Red Poppy Ale - The Lost Abbey

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95
world-class

1,603 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,603
Reviews: 528
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 520
Gots: 484 | FT: 34
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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edhizdeid

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-08-2014 22:56:59 | More by edhizdeid
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-06-2014 02:08:13 | More by HollyHops
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-05-2014 23:41:06 | More by nkelley77
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JasonL02


4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-05-2014 18:14:45 | More by JasonL02
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-04-2014 23:49:17 | More by MaximumYuks
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-03-2014 01:52:35 | More by Iparedman
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Peteld

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-02-2014 21:06:23 | More by Peteld
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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

4.34/5  rDev +1.4%

Appearance - Very carbonated with a huge head. Dark purplish color that is quite impressive.

Smell - At first I didn't get much, but then the raspberries came out from behind the intense tartness.

Taste - sweet fruit right away followed by a puckering tartness

Mouthfeel - even with all the carbonation and tartness this beer is very impressive

Overall - this beer is phenomenal! for almost a session beer this one was great. glad I finally found one on the shelves

07-30-2014 15:51:38 | More by beatenbyjacks
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smithj4

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-30-2014 01:09:38 | More by smithj4
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-30-2014 00:14:23 | More by scxcrunner
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cbgoods

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-28-2014 23:56:58 | More by cbgoods
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terraism

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-28-2014 22:37:20 | More by terraism
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-28-2014 00:14:41 | More by DrBier
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arcman001

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-26-2014 23:58:56 | More by arcman001
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jawas

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-26-2014 01:51:37 | More by jawas
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.1/5  rDev -4.2%

375 ml bottle from tread with Homer321. Thanks buddy! Bottle No. 2 of my Last Night of My 20s tasting. Pours dark reddish brown slightly murky, with a big airy khaki head on top. Aroma of lots of cherries, sour vinegar, oak, some toffee. Flavor is sour cherries, acidic tones, vinegar, and an unexpected wave of chocolatey flavors and vanilla oak tannins. Earthy spicy undertones. Interesting. Medium bodied, feeling a bit heft for only 5%, with lots of carbonation. Very interesting brew, and pretty unique.

07-26-2014 01:51:14 | More by BMMillsy
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Ben7773

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-20-2014 17:31:56 | More by Ben7773
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Danny1217

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-20-2014 17:13:58 | More by Danny1217
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dantezeull

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-18-2014 04:10:52 | More by dantezeull
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fishrunner

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-17-2014 20:04:28 | More by fishrunner
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-15-2014 00:04:27 | More by MNBeerGeek
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Orlando

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-13-2014 22:58:55 | More by Orlando
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Ndek

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-12-2014 18:29:02 | More by Ndek
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RyanCrawford

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-12-2014 07:04:36 | More by RyanCrawford
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Sarmartay

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-11-2014 23:16:03 | More by Sarmartay
Red Poppy Ale from The Lost Abbey
95 out of 100 based on 1,603 ratings.