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Box Set Track #10 - Bat Out Of Hell - The Lost Abbey

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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 98
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: HopHead84 on 12-05-2011

Formerly known as "Serpent's Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged With Cocoa Nibs & Coffee"

A fresh track, Track 10 began as a fresh Serpent’s Stout base aged in bourbon barrels with oodles of coffee and cacao nibs added shortly before packaging.

Late in November of 2011, Mike Rodriguez our head brewer asked about creating a Coffee and Cacoa Nib version of Serpent’s Stout for the San Diego Strong Ale Festival. The beer was a hit with our fans. When we wrote up the syllabus for the Ultimate Box Set, we knew a version of this beer would be included.

We waited until the very end of the release schedule to put this beer in a bottle so that the coffee and cacoa nibs really come through. Four Bourbon barrels were selected for their rich and dense chocolate flavors. One week before packaging, we added 17 pounds of Ryan Brothers Coffee and 4 pounds of TCHO Cacao Nibs to steep before packaging.
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4.39/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Inky black. Small khaki head. Not much life to it, but it stains the glass nicely.

Smell - Tons of coffee. Light bourbon and vanilla. Chocolate. Slightly boozy.

Taste - Lots of coffee again. Bourbon is still muted, but the vanilla and oak push through nicely. Bitter coffee and rich chocolate in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Boozy, but not too much. Low carbonation. Viscous and chewy.

Overall - Oh I like this. Simple, for sure, but well executed.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
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The nose on this is pure coffee, oak and dark chocolate. The coffee presence is really strong. When you taste it, you get a lot of pure dark chocolate that is both bitter and sweet. It also has a strong roasted malt presence and a light oak that adds some complexity. The vanilla is strong and adds a sweetness that balances out with some fresh coffee. The body is thick and creamy with a slight mild astringency in the finish from the coffee.

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Box Set Track #10 - Bat Out Of Hell from The Lost Abbey
97 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.