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Deliverance - The Lost Abbey

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1,506 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,506
Reviews: 391
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.53%
Wants: 322
Gots: 483 | FT: 56
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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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.19/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance. Pours a thick looking deep dark brown, almost black in the glass. Topped with a thin skim of tan head that quickly fades to a thin ring.

Smell. Very woody bourbon, buttery caramel candy, leather, and some chocolate and vanilla.

Taste. Big bourbon and vanilla, caramel candy, old wood, butterscotch, cocoa powder. Quite sweet, boozy, and very rich.

Mouthfeel. Full body with low carbonation.

Overall. A massive beer with tons of barrel influence. Nice to find an appropriate amount of carbonation (though that should never be a welcomed surprise...).

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2013 00:56:22 | More by Rutager
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blkcld

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-02-2013 04:42:55 | More by blkcld
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-02-2013 01:51:31 | More by lonewolfcry
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douginromeo

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-01-2013 11:25:19 | More by douginromeo
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-01-2013 05:34:28 | More by Anonymous1
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Geuzedad

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-01-2013 03:22:01 | More by Geuzedad
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Beeranator

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-31-2013 23:06:06 | More by Beeranator
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JamLand

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2013 15:10:09 | More by JamLand
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AngelM

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-29-2013 22:26:00 | More by AngelM
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tchipharveyslake

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-29-2013 14:27:09 | More by tchipharveyslake
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7%

05-28-2013 21:54:16 | More by dasmusik
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Kreko7

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

05-28-2013 18:53:56 | More by Kreko7
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-28-2013 15:35:30 | More by MinorThreat
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KFBR392

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours with a medium body and zero head. Pitch black in the glass. This beer has a very menacing and intimidating look, the high ABV would lend toward this look.

Smell: A heavy bourbon front hits right away. Maple syrup and molasses can be detected. Some unique sweetness from the brandy barrels but overall the bourbon is the biggest player in the aroma.

Taste: The lack of carbonation really makes this one drink like a glass of bourbon or cognac. The front hits with a thickness and taste of maple syrup. Molasses and bourbon hit during the body. While many of the flavors make you thing of a stout. the body reminds you that this is a strong ale, does not have the thickness of a stout. Sweetness from the brandy kicks in during the back end of this beer. The high ABV leaves the palette dry.

Mouthfeel: Dry, the lack of carbonation makes this a unique one.

Overall: I've always wanted to try some of the harder to obtain Lost Abbey products and I'm glad paid the high price tag for this one. A unique strong ale that has some very good barrel accents. The body is a little thin and some of the flavor get a little lost.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 20:49:50 | More by KFBR392
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Sarmartay

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-24-2013 17:06:02 | More by CuriousMonk
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Iowa

4/5  rDev -7%

05-22-2013 18:29:19 | More by davesway10
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California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-21-2013 23:13:26 | More by PlinyBeMiney
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Photekut

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.38/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

375ml bottle that I only bought because I found it for $11, I feel bad for anyone who paid $17 because this beer is way overpriced. Black color, a decent head, it was not completely flat! Aroma was a bit of booze and malt, meh. Flavor was barrel and grapes, I mostly tasted the angel's share because I kept thinking of cognac. Decent beer but ridiculously overpriced even at $11. Booo.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 01:57:18 | More by ArrogantB
Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 1,506 ratings.