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Deliverance - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,648 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,648
Reviews: 401
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 342
Gots: 523 | FT: 51
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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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

ArdyExfor, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of reebtaerG
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured 12.7 oz bottle into Lost Abbey Teku glass

A-Very little head, looks like coke. Very good lacing.

T-Smells amazing! Bourbon and brandy with dark fruit, some vanilla and brown sugar. It tastes mostly like bourbon with brandy backbone and raisins.

M-mouthfeel is very well balance and decent carbonation.

O-Overall a great American strong ale so glad to finally get one.

reebtaerG, Apr 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

laxer8811, Apr 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Joshpu, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

djaeon, Apr 08, 2014
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pest, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

ParlayHard8, Apr 06, 2014
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Funkwich, Apr 05, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - pours dark brown, almost black with no head or lacing.

Smell - you can smell the barrel aging - predominantly brandy. Can barely make out a slight char from the bourbon barrels. Not as dominate as some of the other reviewers have described.

Taste - finishes with an elegant dark chocolate, faint raisiny or dark fruit presence.

Mouthfeel - rich and velvety texture with very little carbonation.

Overall - a little pricey for a 12.7 ounce bottle but very good overall. Worth the splurge.

Brob245, Apr 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

dunlap926, Apr 05, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A - Opaque dark brown. Pours with minimal head that quickly dissipates to almost nothing.

S - Not alot going on out of the fridge, and not alot going on as it warms up. A mild bourbon and brandy in the smell with alcohol coming through. Smells sweet.

T - Tastes better than it smells. Still plenty of brandy and bourbon, but now a little faint vanilla and chocolate show up.

M - Silky smooth mouthfeel with and little tingly alcohol finish. If there's such a thing as a balanced mouthfeel, this one has it. I just started doing reviews of the individual pieces and parts of beers, so I can't say I've get the perfect informed perspective on mouthfeel, but this is damn outstanding.

O - Good but not great offering. Not enough going on with the smell and the taste to give it high marks overall. The barrels kind of overwhelm the base beer.

Wolberjs, Apr 04, 2014
Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 1,648 ratings.