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Deliverance - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,714 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,714
Reviews: 406
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 355
Gots: 529 | FT: 48
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of bourbon barrel-aged Serpent’s Stout and brandy barrel-aged Angels Share, Deliverance is the epic battle being waged between heaven and hell for the souls of mortal men… and your enjoyment in a glass.

(Beer added by: drummstikk on 08-09-2010)
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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle bought in Summer 2013 at Minogues in Saratoga Springs NY. Hand written 2013 visible on label.

Bottle says 12.5% unlike the header for this beer.

Pours no head. Very dark. A bright flashlight cannot be seen through the beer without looking through the top showing a dark hued deep amber red. Appears very low carbonation. Smell is cocoa, chocolate and oak; very nice. Taste is mouth meltingly delicious. Chocolate, malty goodness with hints of dry oak and nut with slight hints of brandy and fruit. Mouth-feel is medium to full bodied goodness and it hangs around. I really like this beer and it is a must have.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Jet black and impenetrable to light. Just a trace of dark brown head is present. Strong yet sweet aroma of bourbon and brandy is present and loads of deep,dark relentless malt are detectable. The flavor is filled with fig,prunes,black licorice and dark malt. The mouth is gives a cooling sensation and is velvety smooth and very easy to drink considering the strength.

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4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the caged 375 into a large wine glass. Sadly, I don't own a snifter yet.

Pours pitch black with a caramel head... Although it disipates quickly you're left with a centimeter thick crown that cakes to the edge of the glass. You can see the carbonation carying whisps of froth back and forth in a slowdance of transcendence.

Smells hot. Chocolate covered raisins, vanilla, espresso, and sherry protrude. There is a definite sense of complexity as the brandy and bourbon sneak up.

Spicy raisin notes spring up mid-mouth with a real sense of earth, much like a marsala. Once again, the finish is pretty hot, but not in a bad way at all; It's that burn in your cheek feel that says "slow down, enjoy yourself."

Great find... in the words of Wayne and Garth, "We're not Grateful!"

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Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 1,714 ratings.