Carnevale - The Lost Abbey

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very good

669 Ratings
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Ratings: 669
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.34%
Wants: 44
Gots: 64 | FT: 2
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in celebration of Lent and Easter season, Carnevale is light bodied Saison, using Brettanomyces along with Amarillo and Simcoe hops to generate flavor and depth. Carnevale’s complexity grows with time. The citrus notes tend to wane and the wild yeast rears its wonderfully tasting head.

2008 (first release) did not have brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: seaoflament on 02-12-2008)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Lost Abbey in San Marcos, CA.

A- Medium golden-yellow body, orange hued. One finger white head, plenty of retention and lacing.

S- Citrus- orange, lemons- a bit of grainy funk, peppercorn, coriander. Nice, clean and crisp aromas.

F- Peppercorns, a bit less of the citrus on the palate, grainy malt, a bit of leather and hay but not a significant amount.

M- Light bodied, moderately carbonated. Dry, mild bitter citrus finish. Nice and drinkable.

O- Decent saison that is drinkable and tasty. The citrusy hops work well with the brettanomyces here.

Final score: 3.85

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Carnevale from The Lost Abbey
89 out of 100 based on 669 ratings.