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Deliverance - The Lost Abbey

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1,457 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,457
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 316
Gots: 478 | FT: 57
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  14.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of Brandy Barrel Angel's Share and Bourbon Barrel Serpent's Stout.

(Beer added by: drummstikk on 08-09-2010)
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Drucifer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-06-2014 01:13:11 | More by Drucifer
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

03-05-2014 23:16:56 | More by berkshire413
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

03-05-2014 22:27:03 | More by threedaggers
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socalbrewlvr

California

4/5  rDev -7%

03-05-2014 20:24:12 | More by socalbrewlvr
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beast464

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

03-05-2014 14:44:41 | More by beast464
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Dag48

Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

03-05-2014 02:54:52 | More by Dag48
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

03-04-2014 21:49:44 | More by Dolfan907
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-04-2014 14:55:47 | More by Steve-Atlantic
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

03-04-2014 04:14:38 | More by WVbeergeek
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dcp27

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

03-03-2014 04:51:01 | More by dcp27
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

03-03-2014 03:31:23 | More by Hallertau
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-02-2014 23:40:25 | More by KJ2013
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Liondiscs

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-02-2014 04:48:58 | More by Liondiscs
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Snodman

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

03-02-2014 02:24:26 | More by Snodman
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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-01-2014 03:45:14 | More by dspinler
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.26/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Black in the glass and while pouring, one finger off white/almost brown that doesn't last for long.

S-Bourbon and oak with some spices from the brandy. Roasted malt and chocolate.

T-The balance here is amazing. The bourbon and brandy barrels are in perfect harmony, the booziness of the bourbon goes great with the spices from the brandy. The oak is there as well. Rather chocolatly with some roasted malt as well.

M-Medium body, alcohol heat is hidden, not much carbonation.

O-A great beer from Lost Abbey, the balance between the brandy and the bourbon barrels was a real delight.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 01:12:40 | More by rlee1390
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R_J_FearNoBeer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -7%

02-27-2014 23:42:34 | More by R_J_FearNoBeer
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buzzardman

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my kind of beer, lots of deep flavors.
Aroma: Brandy, bourbon, and sweet toffee.

Appearance: Black with thin brown head.

Flavor: Roasted malt, toffee. Fruity up front then coffee with heavy bourbon and brandy mixed in. Light oaky finish, so much depth in this beer.

Mouthfeel: Heavy, sticky, slight tartness at front then alcohol warming.

Overall: A lot like BCBS but more going on. Really enjoy this beer, if it wasn't so expensive i would buy all i could find. Very nice balance between the malts and the blend of the barrels. Definitely buy again. $14.99 for 12floz.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 23:21:09 | More by buzzardman
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mve102

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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garuda

Pennsylvania

4.51/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Super deep ruby, nearly black, small head has little retention and lacing.

S/T - Oak and barrel forward. Strong oak, vanilla, caramel, bourbon, tannins up front, then transitions smoothly through the finish, finishing with the stout-like qualities of roast coffee, and rich chocolate. Booze heat is expected and welcomed.

M - Full body, lively carbonation, yet stays smooth. Expected noticeable booze, warming.

O - Taste is superb. Is it worth the price of the bottle? I'm not sure about that, and I'm glad I had the op to have it on tap first.

Serving type: on-tap

02-27-2014 14:05:40 | More by garuda
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-27-2014 02:56:17 | More by Keith_R
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anteater

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7%

02-26-2014 05:00:26 | More by anteater
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controlfate

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Served at room temperature in a tulip snifter. My first Lost Abbey brew.

A: Dark brownish black, with slight opacity on the corners. Minimal brown head, with little-to-no retention.
S: The smell is complex, there's a lot at play, but the sweeter tones you taste are muted by the stronger boozy scents from the bourbon and whiskey barreling. The aroma reminds me of a boozy barleywine.
T: The taste is unexpectedly sweet, like an aged barleywine. The sweet taste dissipates as it turns into a pleasant boozy aftertaste that lingers. I can taste raisins, cherries, some dark fruit, dark chocolate, barley, bourbon, and whiskey.
M: It's lighter than it looks in respect to the mouth-feel.
O: I would definitely buy again, I'm intrigued by it's complexity and unique brewing style. More importantly I enjoyed the taste and would say it was worth the hefty single 12 oz bottle price.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 02:50:45 | More by controlfate
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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-23-2014 16:14:01 | More by KevinGordon
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DerrickW

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-23-2014 01:31:45 | More by DerrickW
Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 1,457 ratings.