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Carnevale - The Lost Abbey

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89
very good

623 Ratings
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Ratings: 623
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 40
Gots: 55 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
2008 (first release) does not have brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: seaoflament on 02-12-2008)
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4/5  rDev +1%

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06-03-2014 04:47:56 | More by aquazr1
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-02-2014 01:42:28 | More by coz
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beerviews2013

California

4.45/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pour: got a murky golden color liquid with a soapy thick foam head. This reminds me of a belgium style brew just by the pour you can tell.

smell: you get a sweet smell that is quite lovely.

taste: a nice blend of sour sweet and spice. More sweet then anything this is a nice brew by lost abbey. There is a nice fruitiness that is on this beer that makes it easy to drink and being a 6.5 abv its always good to make it easy to drink.

Overall: The spice is really nice on this not too harsh where it kills the taste just a nice smooth brew all the way through.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 12:19:06 | More by beerviews2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

05-28-2014 18:16:34 | More by Keananmichael5
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4/5  rDev +1%

05-28-2014 18:01:12 | More by iL0VEbeer
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California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

05-18-2014 23:03:07 | More by cornejo
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California

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

05-18-2014 20:05:31 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

05-18-2014 13:51:39 | More by schmidtmattsays
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

05-17-2014 11:36:16 | More by PIGuy9
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hopsputin

California

4.11/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

a: hazy bright burnt orange with some buttery looking notes making it look extremely smooth. large 4 finger bubbly, frothy bright white head

s: earthy grains, green pears, coriander, nice spicy Belgian yeast, white grapes, and some nice funk to round it out

t: i pick up the fruit and slight funk right away. pears, white grapes and apples. sweet lemongrass. quite a big malt presence in here - sweet caramel. ends with those refined earthy grains. at the very back of the tongue i pick up some bitterness, can't nail down from what. it feels earthy, like a tea leaf

m: medium with a lot of carbonation. really fizzes in your mouth, and you feel it in your belly

o: first thing i noticed when tasting was that i wished it had the same spice presence in the flavor as it had in the nose. some coriander in the flavor would have really made this pop. all the flavors in here are nice, and this is a seriously good drinker - would have just like some spice & some more funk to harmonize the sweet green fruits. that being said, this is still quite delicious

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 04:22:25 | More by hopsputin
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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.85/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Type: 750ml bottle (25.4 oz.)
Glass: Stone Ruination IPA pint glass
From: Costco in in Mission Valley (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $6.64
Purchased: May 12, 2014
Consumed: May 12, 2014
Misc.: Cork and twist

Poured a golden, straw, hazy color with five fingers of bubbly, foamy, white head. A few lines of bubbles coming up from the bottom on sides of the glass. Minimal lacing along the sides of the glass. Minimal retention.

Smelled a plethora of flavors. Got sour fruit, banana, kiwi, apple, grape, caramel, honey, bubblegum, floral hops, peppery spice and melon.

Tasted pretty close to the smell. Got sour fruit, apple, grape, kiwi, honey, caramel, slight butterscotch, Belgian spices and lemon grass.

Light body. Oily texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Fruity finish.

A good Saison for sure. I’d have it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 04:30:10 | More by BucannonXC5
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4/5  rDev +1%

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Carnevale from The Lost Abbey
89 out of 100 based on 623 ratings.