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Duck Duck Gooze - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,142 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,142
Reviews: 237
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 7.81%
Wants: 2,550
Gots: 243 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of young and old barrel aged beers. Wild ale aged in French oak wine barrels with no fruit added.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 07-13-2009)
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atxdelivery

Texas

4.79/5  rDev +3.9%

I was warned this beer had fallen off a bit. I can assure you it was the shocker of the night. For the people that have had it already, it was unanimous that this was the best bottle of DDG they have ever had. For me the amazing balance of sour/funk/lemon zest was amazing. Ain't over the hill yet son.

07-09-2013 21:51:49 | More by atxdelivery
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Benjiehorn

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3%

07-07-2013 21:44:42 | More by Benjiehorn
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UTvolFAN16

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +3%

07-07-2013 17:39:11 | More by UTvolFAN16
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pwoody11

Delaware

4/5  rDev -13.2%

07-07-2013 12:31:47 | More by pwoody11
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jegross2

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.5%

Reviewing the 2009 vintage of the infamous Duck Duck Gooze from The Lost Abbey out of San Marcos, California. Shout out to Jonathan Feldman for bringing this bottle!

Score: 100

2009 vintage bottle served in an hard plastic wine chalice and enjoyed on 05/18/13 side-by-side with a bottle of 2012 Cable Car as part of our Chicago Craft Beer Week whales tasting. Review is from iPhone notes.

Appearance: Similar color to, but a little lighter and more "bright" than, the Cable Car (orangey-golden in color). Only a thin ring of head around glass off the pour. Surprisingly good lacing and retention (Cable Car absolutely lacked both). 5/5

Smell: Tart apples, pear, hint of mango. Super sour nose. 5

Taste: Incredibly tart peach, apple, mango, lemon and some vinegar. Lacto too, but not in a funky way. A light amount of pine as well. 5/5

Mouthfeel: A little more body than Cable Car (which was light-medium bodied) with a perfect level of carbonation as well. More tart than Cable Car too, with a tongue tingling zestiness that was like drinking liquid warhead candy. Just as dry as Cable Car on the finish. 5/5

Overall: Even better than Cable Car. This is one I wish I had a case (or ten) of. I love how "clean" and sour this was, without being heavy on the funk. This is one of the best beers I have had the opportunity to sample. Prost!

Cost: $40 for a 750 ml bottle.

07-06-2013 17:29:46 | More by jegross2
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mattafett

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

07-03-2013 15:47:57 | More by mattafett
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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

4/5  rDev -13.2%

07-03-2013 15:32:02 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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HopsintheSack

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

07-02-2013 04:08:18 | More by HopsintheSack
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JOrtt

California

3.5/5  rDev -24.1%

07-01-2013 00:11:37 | More by JOrtt
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roodie

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

06-30-2013 23:00:28 | More by roodie
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Mbrown44

Delaware

5/5  rDev +8.5%

06-29-2013 20:12:40 | More by Mbrown44
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leschkie

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

06-29-2013 15:21:05 | More by leschkie
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IPAyForHops

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

06-26-2013 16:02:14 | More by IPAyForHops
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olibeer22

California

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

06-24-2013 04:42:09 | More by olibeer22
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jaylib

California

4.75/5  rDev +3%

06-23-2013 15:03:34 | More by jaylib
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +3%

06-20-2013 02:49:55 | More by mdillon86
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.18/5  rDev -9.3%

750 mL bottle poured into a wine glass.

Appearance - Hazy orange. Small white head with a thin collar.

Smell - Orangey citrus acid aroma. A hint of vinegar creeping up in the back.

Taste - Bright citrusy sour. Orange sourness. Vinegar is less intense, but still faint in the back. Very intense sour finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation. Very sour.

Overall - Extremely sour and it probably covers up any complexity. Thankfully the flavors it has are quite good.

06-15-2013 02:15:02 | More by Alieniloquium
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HoppyLuckyGoGo

California

4.75/5  rDev +3%

06-06-2013 18:24:37 | More by HoppyLuckyGoGo
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campfirebrew

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3%

06-06-2013 01:44:39 | More by campfirebrew
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

06-04-2013 19:44:52 | More by Jspriest
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ShawnMH

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

06-03-2013 23:29:32 | More by ShawnMH
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Beerdy

Heard & McDonald Islands

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

06-03-2013 20:58:11 | More by Beerdy
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3%

06-01-2013 05:34:46 | More by Anonymous1
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jdklks

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-27-2013 12:54:54 | More by jdklks
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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

5/5  rDev +8.5%

05-21-2013 04:17:04 | More by CosmoHopHead
Duck Duck Gooze from The Lost Abbey
100 out of 100 based on 1,142 ratings.