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Saint's Devotion - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
87
very good

406 Ratings
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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 27
Gots: 56 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 11-26-2008)
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RRC03, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of lacqueredmouse
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

375ml brown caged and corked bottle purchased from Whole Foods SoMa in San Francisco, CA. Shared in Sydney with Sam and Rich.

Pours a hazy pale golden colour, with a big, rocky, bretty head of white that leaves caves as it bubbles away. Lacing is chunky and excellent. Carbonation is fine: body has a little heft to it, but not a huge amount.

Nose is ripe and bretty. Slight acidity, but much more estery tropical fruits. I get tinned pineapple, a little mint and rosemary, sherbet and a mineral saltiness that probably stems from the same aromas as the traditional earthy, horsey Brett notes. It smells wonderful.

Taste is much, much more subdued, without a lot of Brett character apart from an extreme attenuation which leaves the beer very dry indeed. Clean grain characters on the mid-to-late palate along with a slight clinging bitterness reminiscent of the slight mineral character on the nose. It's quite clean, but it's only decent, without the complexities or intensity of the nose.

Feel is also a little light, although it doesn't have a lot to work with anyway.

Overall, it's really quite drinkable, but it promised more than it ultimately delivered. I still like it a lot, but I was expecting a new favourite from Lost Abbey looking at it, and so I'm a little bit sore that it didn't live up to its potential.

lacqueredmouse, Nov 16, 2013
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3.23/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dirty light mandarin hue with the frothiest three finger head just like Mr Whippy and clingy lacing everywhere,on smell it's typical funky Brett,mangoes,fresh fruit salad and a nice barnhouse funkiness that lets you know it's a saison,the feel is just under medium bodied and lightly carbonated and to be honest I was expecting a fuller feel and the taste is nice but nothing I'm gonna rave on about tomorrow it's bubblegum,funky Brett,honey and finished with a lemon herbal hoppiness and overall out of all of their range this is the most normalmest and borinest and even though its very sessionable I won't be back for seconds cheers.

ADZA, Nov 14, 2013
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Pours surprisingly clean and clear. Light gold, Fluffy white head. Some expected fruity aromas with a noticeable brett mustiness. Pleasant.
Flavors are a little one note though. Base beer perhaps lacks a little complexity. Some light breadiness And very faint hint of fruit on the finish,, but the flavor profile is dominated by the brett. Don't get me wrong, I like the brett just fine, just seems like it could have more there to compliment. Mouthfeel and carbonation are right on. Nice enough.

Braseltonage, Nov 09, 2013
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Saint's Devotion from The Lost Abbey
87 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.