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Duck Duck Gooze - The Lost Abbey

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1,228 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,228
Reviews: 245
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 7.36%
Wants: 2,644
Gots: 250 | FT: 18
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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Photo of Chriscrundwell12
4.47/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle sharred with 4 other BA's, Big thanks to Kevin for bringing this beer.

2009 vintage.

A- Pours a Brown golden straw color, absolutely no carbonation at all, really hazy.
S- Really mellow aroma, cardboard, slight notes of fruit, peach, apricot, lemon, nothing really comes out in the aroma overall, slight acidic notes, sour, the nose was a little disappointing.
T- The taste was the complete opposite, really acidic, love the strong sour notes that come out, really puckering, apricot, vinegar, sour grape skin, nice taste.
M- Really dry, medium mouth feel, no carbonation, nice puckering taste.
O- Very impressed with this beer, this has been on my top wants for some time, love the acidity, and the fruity notes that come out, would love to have another opportunity to drink this beer.

Chriscrundwell12, Jan 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -8%

KAF, Jan 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

pperez38, Jan 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

vissai, Jan 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

crosamich, Jan 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

BDeibs, Jan 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

VAbdoyan, Jan 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

busterthecat, Jan 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

Beerlistman, Jan 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

hurfer, Dec 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

gorby10826, Dec 27, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

madtowndmb1, Dec 24, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

GradyS1, Dec 23, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

alano, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of MrFootstones
4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep golden orange with a small head that recedes to a thin ring around the glass. This particular bottle, just driven from it's home in Seattle to the Bay Area, is hazy, the last one was beautifully clear.

Smells amazing. Super ripe and tangy peaches and
Nectarines are dominant. Perhaps a hint of raspberries as well. Not particularly complex, but just so damn delicious. Fresh fruit all the way.

Intense sourness hits the tongue first, and burns all the way down. Mmm. Soft vanilla and oak linger long after the first sip. Definite acetic twang, bringing out the nectarine flavor. This is definitely a Lost Abbey sour.

Leaves your mouth feeling like you just ate a big ol peach, coated from the sweet tangy fruit character. Nice dense carbonation, ad soft oaky tannins barely there as you enjoy.

I have had this 5 or so times now, and have loved it every time. Not the most complex stuff, no real depth of funk, but, again, the fresh fruit character they manage to evoke in beers like this, Isabelle, and Cable Car is always impressive.

MrFootstones, Dec 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

hoppymcgee, Dec 22, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

dannyhipps, Dec 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

Jzmhector, Dec 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

BrahnSolo, Dec 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

marine1975, Dec 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

MattHop, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of ZX6Chris
5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've had this beer so many times and just realized I've never reviewed it. It's my all time favorite and I'm glad I still have a few left.

Beautiful golden pour with nice white head. Smells delicious! Tart, sour, a little funk and sweetness. Tastes amazing, a little sweet then a nice sour pucker and funk on the finish. A nice balance that keeps evolving with time.

Great mouthfeel. I found this beer had a lot of body when I first tried it and I knew it would age well, as the years pass the body is thinning but it still has so many years to go.

Overall an amazing beer, definitely the best American Wild ale I've ever had. Still has plenty of body and I honestly don't even think it's peeked yet.

ZX6Chris, Dec 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

mrbubbler, Dec 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Mag00n, Dec 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

photomike, Dec 14, 2011
Duck Duck Gooze from The Lost Abbey
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