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Deliverance - The Lost Abbey

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Ratings: 1,549
Reviews: 393
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.53%
Wants: 329
Gots: 491 | FT: 53
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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Type: 8-oz. draft
Glass: Tulip
From: KnB Wine Cellars in Del Cerro (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $6.00 (Wednesday deal)
Purchased: Aug. 7, 2013
Consumed: Aug. 7, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a black color with 1-to-2 fingers of tan caramel head. Sporadic lacing on the sides on the way down, good retention on the top.

Smelled bourbon, caramel, toffee, chocolate, espresso and boozy alcohol.

Tasted caramel, toffee, maple syrup, Bailey’s Irish Cream and butterscotch. So damn smooth. Alcohol is well-hidden for 12 percent, but still a liquorish finish.

Medium body. Sticky texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth, warming finish.

Wow! Just phenomenal. So glad I tried it and can’t wait until I do it again.

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Lost Abbey Deliverance
12.7oz bottle into a Lost Abbey Teku
there is a printed on vintage but it has partially rubber off; assuming this is the latest vintage though

Thanks to coreyfmcdonald for sending this one my way!

A: Pours a very dark brown, really almost black when its sitting in the glass, with 1 fingers width of mocha colored head which quickly dissipates down to an outer ring. Leaves effectively no lacing, but some alcohol legs.

S: Old ale aromas of sweet caramel/toffee, dark fruits, and cocoa; coupled with big barrel notes of both bourbon and brandy. Oak, vanilla, big bourbon and sweet brandy. No one thing dominates, its all integrated and balanced so well. I also get some roasted malts and a bit of booze. Really an incredible aroma.

T: Roast malts, bakers chocolate, and coffee are the first flavors I get. Next are some dark fruits and brandy. Oak and bourbon linger in the aftertaste. Its quite boozy, but not in a bad way, the booze balances this out. There is a bitterness as well that is somewhat of an off flavor for me, but overall very good.

M/D: Full bodied, chewy but not necessarily thick, carbonation is appropriate but on the higher end of the spectrum for such a big beer (not sure what others are talking about who say its flat/under carbonated), and gives a full body warming sensation. ABV is noticeable, but in a good way, and theres really no heat. All things considered drinkability is actually quite good.

O: Overall, a great beer from top to bottom. The highlight is the aroma, which is divine. Full disclosure, Im kind of a whore for big booze beers, especially when aged in barrels, but I did really dig this one.

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Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
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