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Deliverance - The Lost Abbey

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1,464 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,464
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 316
Gots: 477 | 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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Ratings: 1,464 | Reviews: 390 | Display Reviews Only:
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sourdog

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-24-2014 05:53:50 | More by sourdog
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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-23-2014 01:56:44 | More by CosmoHopHead
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Goobastic

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 23:28:20 | More by Goobastic
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coriswrasse

North Carolina

4.9/5  rDev +13.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 22:43:48 | More by coriswrasse
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Gushue3

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-22-2014 16:18:42 | More by Gushue3
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Riggsenater

Indiana

3/5  rDev -30.4%

06-22-2014 02:59:08 | More by Riggsenater
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13%

06-21-2014 18:50:24 | More by Phillyz
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samba

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-21-2014 11:15:23 | More by samba
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Franziskaner

Missouri

4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 02:49:45 | More by Franziskaner
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Artmcd88

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-20-2014 23:56:01 | More by Artmcd88
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phlogiston

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-20-2014 03:29:40 | More by phlogiston
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-19-2014 19:19:11 | More by -NESTO-
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Mattco

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-19-2014 14:29:27 | More by Mattco
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auroracrisis

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-18-2014 01:36:21 | More by auroracrisis
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bucky505

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-17-2014 02:00:46 | More by bucky505
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wellsnb

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-15-2014 23:34:16 | More by wellsnb
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-14-2014 13:55:12 | More by kingjohnh
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cck5

New York

4/5  rDev -7.2%

06-14-2014 12:48:04 | More by cck5
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WellRested518

New York

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!"

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 21:33:42 | More by WellRested518
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gcare02

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-13-2014 02:39:49 | More by gcare02
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -13%

06-13-2014 00:41:49 | More by Syracuse12
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DrunkAl

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-12-2014 17:37:23 | More by DrunkAl
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blindmike

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-12-2014 16:04:05 | More by blindmike
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-12-2014 13:09:51 | More by JohnnieNepal
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KevMo84

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-11-2014 05:50:51 | More by KevMo84
Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 1,464 ratings.