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Veritas 007 - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

143 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 7.54%
Wants: 315
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 02-08-2010)
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Reviews by ptykozoon:
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ptykozoon

California

4.21/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an immensely beautiful golden sap color. Glowing candy orange in the light. Head dissipates fast with islands of foam and a ring of lacing. One of the prettiest beers I've ever seen actually.

Smell is pungent sour grape with citrus, cherry, strawberry undertones.

Taste is not quite as dramatic as the smell, but very good nonetheless. The aforementioned smells along with lemon sourness make this quite an exceptional drink.

Dry, bubbly mouthfeel. Very good.

A beautiful, aromatic, tasty beer with decent complexity and a refreshing finish make this a worthy adversary to the best sours out there.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2010 15:25:03 | More by ptykozoon
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev -16.9%

06-18-2014 06:30:15 | More by drewone
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Rado

California

4/5  rDev -11.3%

06-15-2014 03:29:11 | More by Rado
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jegross2

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing the infamous Veritas 007 from The Lost Abbey out of San Marcos, California.

Score: 95

2010 vintage bottle served in a stemmed Cantillon flute and enjoyed on 04/26/14. Review is from iPhone notes.

Appearance: Pours a translucent, vibrant orange color with a finger of fizzy white head that settles to a thin layer. 4.75/5

Smell: Fruit, grape, vinegar and lemon. Light must and funk. 4.5/5

Taste: Tastes just like it smells. Musty, tart grape, a little lemon and a light vinegar character without any big acidic bite. A little grapefruit too and a kiss of oak. 4.5/5

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation, light bodied -- both appropriate for the style and flavor profile. Has a nice dryness and acidity that help accentuate the tartness, though this beer is not as puckering as an Upland sour. 4.5/5

Overall: Was expecting more funk, but this beer pleasantly under-delivered on the funk character. This was one of my favorite beers from the Veritas series that I have had the opportunity to sample.

Cost: $250 for a 750 ml bottle (secondary market price).

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 03:45:42 | More by jegross2
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-04-2014 13:36:59 | More by tsauce2
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enelson

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.9%

04-26-2014 22:23:55 | More by enelson
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nkeckhar

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

04-11-2014 16:05:55 | More by nkeckhar
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-15-2013 08:31:27 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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phishphorce

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

11-22-2013 04:08:37 | More by phishphorce
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zestar

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

11-02-2013 00:40:03 | More by zestar
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BAsbill

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-23-2013 23:48:06 | More by BAsbill
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frankthetank86

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

10-05-2013 02:23:22 | More by frankthetank86
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CityofBals

Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.3%

09-12-2013 18:04:06 | More by CityofBals
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

08-12-2013 18:48:05 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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mikennat

Missouri

5/5  rDev +10.9%

08-07-2013 19:07:44 | More by mikennat
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-05-2013 02:36:28 | More by tom10101
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penniwisdom

California

3.75/5  rDev -16.9%

07-29-2013 02:26:54 | More by penniwisdom
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fiver29

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

06-25-2013 13:26:47 | More by fiver29
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leschkie

California

3.5/5  rDev -22.4%

06-22-2013 15:36:23 | More by leschkie
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.9/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep hazy orange with no head. A few bubbles and a thin collar. Not a lot else going on.

Smell - Citrus acidity and some grape/white wine like fruits. Oak.

Taste - Quite sour. Light fruits surround the sourness. Some malts. A bit of acetic acid and oak in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Oaky and dry. Low carbonation.

Overall - This has probably lost a lot of complexity over the years. Pretty good right now though.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 00:45:20 | More by Alieniloquium
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POTABLE83

New York

3.75/5  rDev -16.9%

05-24-2013 04:33:50 | More by POTABLE83
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joel66

New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

04-25-2013 15:31:30 | More by joel66
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jbuddle

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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BucketBoy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

04-20-2013 18:24:58 | More by BucketBoy
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acurtis

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

04-20-2013 03:52:34 | More by acurtis
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Veritas 007 from The Lost Abbey
99 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.