Duck Duck Gooze - The Lost Abbey
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Reviews by Soonami:
2.98/5 rDev -35.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Thanks to reDUBBELFIST for sharing this at the Philly BA Meetup at TJ's earlier this summer.
This beer is a very pale, hazy straw yellow with a very slight ring of egg shell foam. The beer smells wild and bretty with a little fresh lemon. The beer starts out pleasantly sour and tart with good lemon and green apple flavors, but the finish is pure viengar. The viscous, mouth-coating, saliva-stripping, mouth pucker acidity. It is a combination of astrigent (like biting into underripe apples) and vinegar was very unappealing. This beer is wildly drying for a liquid. This is an okay beer, not the worst sour I've ever had, but it does not live up to the hype at all. I'm glad to have gotten to try it, but it's nothing I would actively seek out again.
Serving type: bottle
08-27-2011 21:22:45 | More by Soonami
More User Reviews:
4.81/5 rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
This beer is amazing. The appearance was golden and brite, slight orange, crisp with very little head only brief lacing that didnt linger at all. Carb bubbles were present throughout.
The smell was sweet & sour with a good funk, slight notes of tart apple and pear. I thought after smelling that this was going to disappoint honestly.
The taste though, wow. Tart apple, granny smith, bright farmyard funk, the taste lingered as well and was slight bile lemon and finished with sweet spice notes and some orange grapefruity effervescence. This taste for me was perfection. Even as I cherished the last couple sips that had warmed it was even more complex with some malt, bread, salt and dank balanced funk. So good, better on the cold side but I cherished it all through the pour...
The mouth was crisp and dry, the tart wets the cheeks afterwards and it lingered in a good way
I really was close to a 5 on this beer, its definitely in my top 5 and left me craving desperately for another
Serving type: bottle
07-15-2014 21:39:53 | More by GrumpyBeer
Duck Duck Gooze from The Lost Abbey
100 out of 100 based on 1,112 ratings.