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Inferno Ale - The Lost Abbey

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Inferno AleInferno Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

636 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 636
Reviews: 323
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 55
Gots: 68 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 05-04-2008)
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-04-2014 01:39:00 | More by Syracuse12
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mbw314

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-28-2013 02:01:46 | More by mbw314
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-04-2013 03:12:34 | More by calcnerd
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barleywinebrewer

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

aside from the general rising prices today, there's nothing to complain about with this brew. It's a nice slightly hazy yellow belgian pale ale. flavor wise it comes across soft with light esters, grain and honey notes. It's delivers a kick but makes it a happy easy to accept kick. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2008 14:25:17 | More by barleywinebrewer
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jaemeno3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-05-2014 23:58:58 | More by jaemeno3
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JaySchneider

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-28-2013 01:23:27 | More by JaySchneider
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rbrefbeerman

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-18-2011 00:54:27 | More by rbrefbeerman
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

08-01-2013 03:07:45 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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gcare02

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-13-2014 02:41:05 | More by gcare02
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DangerDawg

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-06-2012 03:00:47 | More by DangerDawg
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mdagnew

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml corked and capped bottle bought online from Beermerchants.com...

Poured a light hazy golden orange colour with a few yeasty chunks. Big foamy head was slightly off white and poured big and fluffy. Large carbonation bubbles rushed to the surface... tons of sticky lacing clings to the side of the glass throughout...

Aroma - Lots going on with this one.... Loads of spicy Belgian yeastiness to the fore, some soapiness, quite earthy, some light brett notes, tropical fruit (pineapples, also some pear and apple), sea salt, some faint dishwater traces, very peppery and spicy (coriander & ginger maybe ?), honey fresh bread, some cookie dough, hay...

Taste - Tart and spicy, lots of yeasty notes, sharp fruitiness (grapefruits, limes, pears and apples), some very faint candy sugar sweetness, very grassy and peppery, some earthy brett, some saltiness, anise medicinal notes, alcohol just noticeable, quite floral...

Feel - Very sharp and dry... light bodied... pretty refreshing and drinkable but a little on the strong side to be sessionable...

Overall - Another very good brew from Lost Abbey although nothing groundbreaking... definitely worth a try though...

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2009 13:58:13 | More by mdagnew
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Lantern


4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-21-2012 21:46:03 | More by Lantern
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random846

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-07-2014 07:05:09 | More by random846
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RustyDiamond

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared with a friend and poured into 2 Duvel glasses, for the occasion. Cloudy, bright golden hue with 2 fingers of white frothy head.
Aroma of spice with grassy and lemon notes.
Light first sip, slight spicy hop taste. Head pretty much vanished at this point. Tad thin in the mouth and pretty dry.

Overall, nice drinking beer. Very light in the body, which surprised me. I guess you could say that "the alcohol was hidden well."

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2008 11:57:18 | More by RustyDiamond
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-25-2011 14:24:13 | More by nh2032
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Grant35

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-29-2012 17:38:43 | More by Grant35
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Warlocks-Passage

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

10-13-2013 05:23:30 | More by Warlocks-Passage
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effixx

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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MichiganderHB

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-04-2013 11:49:42 | More by MichiganderHB
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-07-2013 11:10:57 | More by Hanzo
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-21-2011 21:37:46 | More by brandoman63
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-23-2013 02:50:19 | More by SocalKicks
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jopezu

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-30-2013 04:13:41 | More by jopezu
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John_M

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Many thanks to Dyan for the opportunity to try this "new to me" beer from Lost Abbey. Was told this is Port Brewing's take on Duvel, and one can definitely see the similarity in the two beers.

The beer pours a hazy honey color with good head retention and lacing. I don't get a lot on the nose, but there is some noticeable honey, white pepper and even sour funk. On the palate this beer is quite intriguing. While moderately sweet, there is considerable spice in the flavor profile with some noticeable white pepper in the finish. As a result, this beer has a fairly dry finish, and it really does remind me of the duvel. The beer has a medium bodied mouthfeel, and for the most part the alcohol seems pretty well disguised in this beer.

A very interesting beer, with one of the more complex flavor profiles I've come across. While very good, I have to say that there are other Lost Abbey beers I've liked more then this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2008 12:18:11 | More by John_M
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-25-2011 03:33:31 | More by nmann08
Inferno Ale from The Lost Abbey
90 out of 100 based on 636 ratings.