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Deliverance - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
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world-class

1,490 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,490
Reviews: 391
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 317
Gots: 479 | 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.

ABV varies by batch.

(Beer added by: drummstikk on 08-09-2010)
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KevMo84

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-11-2014 05:50:51 | More by KevMo84
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Boski

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2014 19:00:53 | More by Boski
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.64/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My first experience with being "Delivered" and as the label indicates Sin IS Good! This is how I envision a strong ale should be. Pours dark as night and carbonation higher than anticipated (pleasant surprise there), head dissipating fairly quickly but appropriate to time nonetheless. Set up extremely well in my BCBS snifter. Admired the unique, intense smell from the combination of bourbon and brandy barrel aging. 'tis a sipper to take your time with and enjoy the SIN (Pleasure?) of Deliverance!

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 17:11:36 | More by bowzer4birdie
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mgr78704

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-10-2014 14:25:45 | More by mgr78704
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

06-09-2014 21:51:33 | More by TX-Badger
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billhelm

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-09-2014 15:08:30 | More by billhelm
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-09-2014 04:06:44 | More by Thishops4u
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amano_h

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-08-2014 04:51:33 | More by amano_h
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PG2G

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-07-2014 15:16:39 | More by PG2G
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strangebrew321

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-07-2014 06:26:20 | More by strangebrew321
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mecmd

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-07-2014 00:52:35 | More by sludgegnome
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LanePerson

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-06-2014 01:09:06 | More by LanePerson
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Tittles

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-04-2014 23:54:18 | More by Tittles
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-04-2014 15:59:13 | More by NJBeer265
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cmgray03

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-04-2014 05:23:10 | More by cmgray03
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DanGeo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-04-2014 01:57:00 | More by DanGeo
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks to F2brewers for this one.

Poured from a 375ml bottle, no #freshbeer info.

Pours a very dark color with a thin, almost non-existent head, probably due to the barrel aging. Aroma is strong, molasses, bourbon. Taste has a bit of smoke to it, sweet brandy with next to no carbonation. Quite the beast and a sipper for sure.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 01:10:46 | More by papat444
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-02-2014 23:45:25 | More by JohnParadee
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mfunk9786

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-02-2014 15:07:52 | More by mfunk9786
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-02-2014 14:41:39 | More by Lehighace06
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by Umberto at Curran's tasting.

Pours a deep, dark stout-like black, with a small half inch head, and a little bit of lacing down the glass. The head descends into an oily film fairly quickly.

Smells like bourbon, brandy, chocolate, vanilla, and oak.

Rich bourbon-soaked brownie batter flavor up front, just decadent, a little bit of espresso flavor, some boozy brandy flavors, and some nice dark fruits flavor- cherries, plums, raisins, etc.

Thick bodied, almost motor oil like, very viscous. Creamy, smooth, thick mouthfeel, very low carbonation. Drinkable despite the body and ABV.

This one was a surprise, it's interested me for a while, but I never thought I'd be able to try it. Thanks Umberto!

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 12:21:26 | More by GreesyFizeek
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ronbo5421

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-02-2014 03:38:23 | More by ronbo5421
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Zimm

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-02-2014 01:29:49 | More by Zimm
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richj1970

Alabama

4.19/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 500 ml bottle into Stone taster glass. 2013 vintage.

A: Pours dark black with zero head.

S: Bourbon, vanilla, cacao nibs. Some slight dark fruits in the background. Maybe a hint of cherry.

T: Lots of bourbon character. Vanilla and chocolate notes are fairly prominent. A bit of cherry and other fruits.

M: Full bodied but almost flat. No carbonation to be found at all.

O: Very nice flavors, but it lacked carbonation. Maybe a bad cork seal?

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 00:07:25 | More by richj1970
Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 1,490 ratings.