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Duck Duck Gooze - The Lost Abbey

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100
world-class

1,288 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,288
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 7.34%
Wants: 2,712
Gots: 255 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
In Belgian brewing there are fantastic wild ales brewed with naturally occurring yeast. These beers develop over time and are ready on their own terms. Duck Duck Gooze is our homage to these effervescent and wonderfully complex sparkling beers.

A blend of young and old barrel aged beers, this has been one of our most sought after beers year after year since it’s original release in 2009.

Alas, it is released in very small quantities only once every three years, so it’s extremely difficult to come by beyond the day we release it. It does, however, turn up on our Tasting Room’s Vintage List from time to time, so don’t despair.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 07-13-2009)
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

acurtis, Jan 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -13.6%

wintbs379, Jan 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

jampics2, Jan 09, 2013
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domtronzero, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

camil1mj, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

afksports, Jan 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle thanks to islandboi8204, served in a Hill Farmstead stem.

Pour: Hazy yellow orange, with a half finger of white head that recedes to a rim. No lacing. Body has a nice glow to it.

Smell: Big tart lemons and funk up front. Lots of oak as well. Some pear skins and green apples. A strong lactic character is even sour on the nose.

Taste: Big sour lemons up front, followed by a deep clean funk. Lots of tart pears and more lemon. A hefty amount of oak dries everything out continually. Some light bready sweetness, but only just. Finishes with funk and oak.

Mouthfeel: Very sour, but never puckering or cloying. Very, very dry, which I enjoy immensely.

Overall: This beer exceeded my high expectations. It is clear why it has the acclaim it carries. I hope to have it again.

cfrances33, Dec 31, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

Imstillthegman, Dec 29, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

ckeegan04, Dec 27, 2012
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jIsh, Dec 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Jordantb313, Dec 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

MRsojourner, Dec 20, 2012
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mbixler, Dec 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

emdawg, Dec 08, 2012
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4.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle generously shared by Grumpyoldtroll, at our pre thanksgiving tasting...Thanks Mike!

I have been wanting to try this one for a while!

Poured a hazy apricot like color with minimal head. The nose on this one was amazingly tart, slight funk mixed with lemon juice.

Taste follows suit on the tartness. hint of lemon rhind mixed with sour berries. This was surprisingly dry on the palate. Smooth from sip to finish. Overall this is an amazing geuze

joel66, Dec 01, 2012
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funkel81, Nov 03, 2012
Duck Duck Gooze from The Lost Abbey
100 out of 100 based on 1,288 ratings.