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Box Set Track #1 - Runnin' With The Devil - The Lost Abbey

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Box Set Track #1 - Runnin' With The DevilBox Set Track #1 - Runnin' With The Devil

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BA SCORE
88
very good

63 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 14.61%
Wants: 24
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.66% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

From the Fresh Track series, this is a brown beer base aged in red wine barrels, spiked with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and house-raised Brettanomyces cultures

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-19-2012)
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

Big thanks to Alec Lopez for hooking me up with the VIP track set. Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice hazy brown with hardly any head and thin lacing/halo.

S - Aromas of funky brett, nice grape notes, light malt sweetness. Light buttery oak, pleasant but odd.

T - Taste is very tart, light sour grapes, brett funk, light oak. Kind of standard now a days...reminds me of oude tart or tart of dankness.

M - Mouthfeel is a bit thin, next to no carbonation.

O - Overall this beer was a bit messy, nice sour notes but really nothing special.

08-01-2014 01:31:45 | More by rudzud
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PretzelCity

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-15-2014 02:36:11 | More by PretzelCity
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Hinc73

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -74.8%

06-21-2014 10:44:55 | More by Hinc73
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DarthKostrizer

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-10-2014 18:28:47 | More by DarthKostrizer
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drummermattie02

Texas

3/5  rDev -24.4%

05-15-2014 23:49:47 | More by drummermattie02
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jlindsey

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

02-10-2014 19:51:38 | More by jlindsey
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

01-05-2014 01:33:46 | More by Gonzoillini
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.65/5  rDev -8.1%

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

Appearance - No head, save a few bubbles. Deep red and mostly clear.

Smell - Fruity. Not sure I'd called it grapes. Strange chemical aroma. Very off-putting.

Taste - Much more grape-y. Slightly tart, but not really all that sour. Musty and bretty. A little medicinal.

Mouthfeel - Low carbonation. Light sourness, more brett than anything else.

Overall - Lots of grape in the flavor, but I would like it to be more sour.

Edit: A second try of this beer was much more sour and pretty nice. Numbers improved to reflect.

12-23-2013 18:45:00 | More by Alieniloquium
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LockeSD

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-20-2013 01:18:36 | More by LockeSD
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

11-05-2013 12:07:21 | More by SocalKicks
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Piddmeista

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

11-05-2013 07:29:39 | More by Piddmeista
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DotBier

California

5/5  rDev +25.9%

11-04-2013 04:36:12 | More by DotBier
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illidurit

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-29-2013 00:34:03 | More by illidurit
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MasterSki

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.8%

Thanks to Todd for sharing the entire box set. What an evening! Served in a snifter of some sort I think.

A - Off-white foam settles to a collar, leaving behind a few stray wisps. Transparent amber body.

S - Grape skins, mild malt sweetness, very lactic, with a Flanders brown sort of vibe to it. Some earthy and dirty brettanomyces, heavy oak, and mild vanilla in the periphery.

T - Taste is more sour and vinous than funky, with a heavy lactic influence and some mild vinegar as well. Acidic grapes and oak, a bit of tangy, musky brey, and a late jammy sweetness. Finish is evocative sour candy.

M - Super dry, tannic, and quite tart and puckering. Pleasant lower carbonation, medium body, and some unexpected lingering stickiness in the finish.

D - A solid American sour that might grow fatiguing in large doses but is enjoyable in this smaller format. I'd drink it again, but wouldn't go out of my way to do so.

05-21-2013 14:24:00 | More by MasterSki
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deniserat

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-20-2013 22:36:31 | More by deniserat
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-12-2013 20:34:44 | More by spycow
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Todd

Colorado

3.85/5  rDev -3%

Track #1. 12.7oz bottle. No date.

Look: Deep ruby, slight haze, thin lacing, drops quick

Smell: Phenolic, strong medicinal, acidic, vinous, berries, bready, oaky

Taste: Tart berries, young plums and skins, vinous, grape, tannic, spice, oak, crisp and thin, dry, woody linger

A damn tasty Brett beer aged with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, but for me it's missing some malt body and mouthfeel.

05-10-2013 01:09:13 | More by Todd
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev -5.8%

12.7 brown corked and caged bottle, no freshness date.

Slightly hazy reddish brown hue, very thing lacing dissipates to an even thinner ring around the glass. Smells of dank phenols, anise, wood, vinous twang, ripe apricots, and estery grapes. Very tart, mild medicinal phenols, lots of wood, tannin, grape-skin, cherries, thin body, mild crispness, finished tart and woody.

The Brett has done a good job here, perhaps too good. Was waiting for this beer to pop a bit more, still enjoyable to sip.

05-10-2013 01:08:38 | More by Jason
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jbuddle

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-25-2013 13:32:16 | More by jbuddle
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rand

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-11-2013 02:27:26 | More by rand
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largadeer

California

3.98/5  rDev +0.3%

Clear burgundy body with little carbonation and no head formation. Very vinous aroma with plenty of acidity. Spicy oak and tobacco pops out as it warms. The palate mirrors the nose, very vinous and acidic with big tobacco notes, presumably from the cab grapes. Lightly carbonated and bone dry. Finishes with a big spicy oak character.

04-08-2013 02:13:53 | More by largadeer
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-08-2013 02:04:33 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

04-08-2013 02:02:09 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.16/5  rDev +4.8%

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a hazy reddish-orange with a foamy bone colored head that fades to nothing. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with some fruity and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with fruity and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with some nice aromas and flavors that make it easy to drink.

03-11-2013 19:21:10 | More by UCLABrewN84
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

03-11-2013 16:24:15 | More by GRG1313
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Box Set Track #1 - Runnin' With The Devil from The Lost Abbey
88 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.