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The Angel's Share - Brandy Barrel-Aged - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
86
very good

609 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 609
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 20.68%
Wants: 173
Gots: 166 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A barrel aged burgundy colored ale infused with copious amounts of dark caramel malt aged in the oak.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-23-2008)
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Bottle opened on 10.15.13
2010 Vintage

A - Pours a very dark brown and completely flat. No head at all.

S - Sweet, syrupy, dark fruit.

T - Very sweet and bitter fruit. Not good.

D - No carbonation to speak of with a heavy body.

O - Sweet, syrupy, dark fruit with no carbonation. No thanks.

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Pours very dark brown with no head. No lacing.

Aroma is good - sweet and malty, smooth.

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Mouthfeel also takes a huge hit. Light alcohol presence is welcome and not harsh at al.

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The Angel's Share - Brandy Barrel-Aged from The Lost Abbey
86 out of 100 based on 609 ratings.