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Box Set Track #6 - Highway To Hell - The Lost Abbey

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Box Set Track #6 - Highway To HellBox Set Track #6 - Highway To Hell

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

66 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 6.33%
Wants: 50
Gots: 11 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  14.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

For the past two years The Lost Abbey has released a winter barrel aged blended strong ale. This amazing blend of beer has focused on a marriage between Bourbon Barrel Aged Serpents Stout and Brandy Barrel Aged Angel’s Share. We believe it’s one of the most amazing barrel releases we do each fall.

But in the spirit of old recordings and records I started thinking what would happen if we played this one in reverse? Would we hear the Demon himself on the record? So with that, we flipped the blend on its ears and spun it backwards. The result is a blend of Brandy Barrel Aged Serpent’s Stout and some Bourbon Barrel Aged Angel’s Share.

It’s still an epic struggle between good and evil, only this time we slowed it down and played it in reverse.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 06-11-2012)
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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12.7 brown caged and corked bottle, no freshness date.

Black, opaque and no head. Has legs. Brandy, burnt sugar, figgy, lots of wood, spice, cocoa, and faint citrus peel in the nose. Fullish body, creamy, oaky, brandy, creamy sherry, peppery alcohol, very warming, boozy, burnt raisins, slightly viscous, woody slowly drying finish.

By far the best out of the bunch within the first six tracks. Not for its size obviously but for the execution of putting this brew together.

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Track #6. 12.7oz bottle. No date.

Look: Ink black, opaque, no head, but plenty of legs

Smell: Brandy soaked chocolate cake, raisins, char, alcohol

Taste: Viscous, creamy, sweet, boozy, brandy, port, peppery, chocolate, black treacle, cookie dough, roasty, charred raisins, mild oxidation, lingering molasses sweetness

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Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours an almost opaque crimson-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and alcohol. Taste is much the same with an alcohol kick on the finish. There is a mild amount of woody bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that is tasty but pretty strong.

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Appearance - Mostly flat and very dark, but just shy of black. Leggy and viscous.

Smell - Lots of brandy and bourbon. Toffee and caramel. Dark roasted malts. Boozy.

Taste - Strong brandy and vanilla. Chocolate comes behind it. The finish is boozy with a nice blend of sweet dark chocolate.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks to Todd for getting me comically drunk in preparation for Outer Space Disco Dancing at Neo.

A - Thin white foam settles to a thin collar and nothing else. Near-black body. Ominous, and appropriate for the style and ABV.

S - Huge chocolate fudge, some whiskey, roasted malts, light oak, hint of tobacco, faint char, and even more chocolate fudge (so nice, I said it twice). Some alcohol, but not as boozy as I was expecting.

T - Caramel, fudge, vanilla, oak, roast, whiskey, sweet malts, hint of brandy. Again, perhaps a touch of alcohol, but nothing untoward considering the monstrous ABV.

M - Medium-full body, pleasant lower carbonation, dry and oaky finish. Some alcohol warmth, but closer to a 10% beer in my experience.

D - An excellent spin on Deliverance - might actually be a superior blend here. A 375ml bottle might be excessive, but I'd give it a try all the same. Hopefully this gets remade on occasion as well, as it seems like it should be pretty easy to do.

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Box Set Track #6 - Highway To Hell from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.