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Carnevale - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
89
very good

639 Ratings
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Ratings: 639
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 41
Gots: 59 | 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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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

05-18-2014 13:51:39 | More by schmidtmattsays
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PIGuy9

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%

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

05-17-2014 04:22:25 | More by hopsputin
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tanzbodeli

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

05-17-2014 03:02:50 | More by tanzbodeli
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4/5  rDev +1%

05-16-2014 22:29:31 | More by HuskyinPDX
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BucannonXC5

California

3.85/5  rDev -2.8%

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.

05-13-2014 04:30:10 | More by BucannonXC5
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djaeon

California

4/5  rDev +1%

05-11-2014 22:43:27 | More by djaeon
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

05-11-2014 11:58:56 | More by dvmin98
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wolf_switzer

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-11-2014 03:22:26 | More by wolf_switzer
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

05-11-2014 03:03:02 | More by Smarty_Pints
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anon

California

4/5  rDev +1%

05-11-2014 00:30:52 | More by anon
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BAsbill

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-10-2014 21:50:08 | More by BAsbill
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1%

05-10-2014 02:38:54 | More by Zekenyce
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Oakhtar

California

4/5  rDev +1%

05-09-2014 05:21:10 | More by Oakhtar
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

05-09-2014 04:42:45 | More by Flabbyjandro
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Braz

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

05-08-2014 04:51:40 | More by Braz
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SFC21

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

05-05-2014 00:31:20 | More by SFC21
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

4/5  rDev +1%

05-04-2014 05:36:07 | More by MonkeyBread
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

05-04-2014 01:05:49 | More by NYR_Rob
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

05-01-2014 05:51:18 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-29-2014 20:50:28 | More by atrocity
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

04-27-2014 03:51:19 | More by Zetcha7x
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Sound_Explorer

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-21-2014 00:04:04 | More by Sound_Explorer
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +1.8%

Served in a pint glass at Estelle's in Boston.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale yellow with some clarity of bubbles coming up through the glass. Super nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Pepper, yeasty, vanilla, bready, a little funk, and citrus.

Taste: Same as above with a little bitterness and tart notes.

Mouthfeel: Dry, light bodied, medium to high carbonation, a little chewy, mild bitterness, and delicious

Overall: Pretty solid Saison with a little funk and tart to it. I dig it.

04-20-2014 01:15:47 | More by Flounder57
Carnevale from The Lost Abbey
89 out of 100 based on 639 ratings.