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Saint's Devotion - The Lost Abbey

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very good

376 Ratings
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 23
Gots: 56 | FT: 8
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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4.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 750 mL bottle into tulip.
A: Pours a hazed orange-yellow with very active carbonation jets producing and maintaining a billowy 3 inch white head. Faint lingering lacing. Beautiful brew.
S: Sweet and light citrus (?lime and grapefruit), dry minerals, soft brett funk, melon, white pepper, and just a faint hint of soft pine. Nuanced and nicely complex.
T: Lime and white pepper hit first followed by dry earthy minerals, soft grapefruit and pine, spicy bitter hops, and a mild toasted malt backbone. With warming, a note of honey emerges.
M: Light body. Nicely effervescent. Bright citrus and moderately sweet up front, then turns drier in the mid-palate and finishes dry and mildly bitter. Mildly spicy throughout.
D: Outstanding drinkability. ABV is spot on. The complexity keeps it interesting and yet it all holds together extremely well.

Serving type: bottle

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4.54/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden yellow, slightly hazy with an orange hue.

Nose boasts hay, lemon zest, pepper and some brett character.

Much fuller in body than I anticipated. Very smooth and almost silky. The Brett cuts through and adds a dry finish. Lovely zesty hop character to go along with the Belgian yeast character.

I am really loving this beer. Absolutely delicious throughout. Drinks so easy for being full bodied and 6.6%. The Brett must helps this with drying it out. Nothing cloying or sweet but just a touch or vanilla coming though.

I cannot wait to try another from the lost abbey

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 01:39:01 | More by stewart124
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3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Purchased in an Atlanta bottle shop and shipped home in my luggage. Corked and caged – almost impossible to open. Poured into a tulip.

I was waiting for zing or a bite that never happened. This beer starts with optimism but that vanishes as this beer fails to fully deliver. A refreshing and very juggable beer. A Belgian pale ale that could have been brewed to compete with a pilsner. I call this beer “Bret Bud.” 3.75

A – Pours crystal clear but slightly hazy in the glass. A light golden color with a half-finger white head that dissipates almost immediately (-). Some light lacing. 3.75

S – Some funk from the bret, some sour notes as well. Maybe a bit of orange. 4.25

T – Some minor tartness, malt, light hoppy bitterness in the finish. 3.75

MF – Smooth light bodied with a dry finish. Almost no aftertaste. 4.5

Serving type: bottle

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy golden body with an off-white head and small a remnants of lace with above average head retention.
S: Aromas of champagne & barnyard funk.
T: Somewhat fruity, green apple flavors finish dry and lightly tart.
Brettanomyces presence at end is distinct and welcome.
M: Dry and refreshing brew.
O: A memorable beer due to the addition of Brett. Drinks like a saison.

Serving type: bottle

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A - Orange-yellow with not clarity and a full finger of head. Sticky lace all over the glass all the way down. Cloudy and sediment floating around

S - Belgian funky yeast! Bread, banana, and light sugar aroma.

T - Like the smell, the belgian funky yeast dominates. And its delicious! Bananas, pears, wheat.

M - Full bodied and well carbonated

O - An absolutely great Belgian pale ale. I wish LA would produce more of this one, like in 6 packs. One can dream!

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Looks like a more orange colored white grapefruit juice in the glass, but not a spec of light can pass through it. Poured about a 1/2 finger of creamy head. Nice trailing and lacing.

S- Oh yeah, that's good. Banana, yeast, lemon, pineapple, clove, bubble gum, light tropical fruits, scuppernong grapes, and a light, beautiful funk. Super inviting!

T- Bread, grains, funk, and banana up front. Middle plays around with clove and other spices. There seems to be a kick of earthy hops right before the finish melds into a bitter grapefruit flavor.

M- Thicker side of medium body. Super drying. Aftertaste is grapefruit spiked with banana, pepper, and char.

O- This one was fun. The aromas blew me away, but you could tell every part was beautifully, and meticulously, crafted. My beer guy suggested I try this as a bridge into Saisons... Long story short, now i'm into Saisons...

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Wet hay smells with some tropical fruit

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Good carbonation

Overall one of the better attempts at the style I've tried.

Serving type: bottle

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Saint's Devotion from The Lost Abbey
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