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Box Set Track #8 - Number Of The Beast - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

182 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 51
Gots: 74 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  13.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We’ve never released a Bourbon Barrel version of our Judgment Day. So we thought it might be interesting to take the base beer for Cuvee de Tomme age in first fill Bourbon Barrels and let mother nature take over. Of course, because this is a Rock and Roll inspired Box Set beer, we couldn’t just leave well enough alone.

Upon sampling the base beer, it became apparent that the raisins used to brew the base beer were going to drive the flavor bus of this beer. The conversations turned to Oatmeal Raisin cookies and the essence of a freshly baked treat. So we added some cinnamon sticks to the barrels and threw in some dried chiles as well.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-16-2012)
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07-19-2014 19:34:02 | More by WckdVbz
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4.71/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Scored this on my Cali trip. And the square root of 443,556 is 666. Some believe that to be the Mark of the Beast. Some believe the mark to be 616. Google it...

Pours up ruby brown, faded dark khaki head, no lacing, lots of little yeasties floatin around. Nose is bourbon, raisins, alky heat. Tastes of red wine, concord grapes, chocolate malts, a hint of cinnamon, faint pepper rind, a little pepper spice in the finish (these guys aren't from Texas so of coarse they don't specify which pepper they used), oak, watered down bourbon, booze heat. Full bodied, very active carbo (soda-ish), slightly sticky mouthfeel. Im a fan.

You know, I was en route to this brewery and we stopped at Stone Brewery along the way... and that's where our night became lights out. Got pretty hammered at Stone, didn't make it to the Abbey. Buuut, there will be a next time. Soon. We have family out there in San Diego and LA.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 01:33:35 | More by stumac
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-18-2014 07:13:42 | More by Maillard
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-18-2014 01:12:20 | More by TKEbeerman
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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07-13-2014 21:14:16 | More by pcarney8
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07-13-2014 00:42:12 | More by AlexFields
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-12-2014 19:22:46 | More by budsandsuds8
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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California

4.68/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Immediately greeted by bourbon on the nose. Followed by big roasted malts, toffee, spices (assuming from the chiles), cinnamon, some oak and vanilla coming from the barrels. In the light, it appears a dark black with a brownish magenta foam rim and subtle alcohol legs. Taste is Immediate chile spice and cinnamon followed by big toffee, oak, raisins, nougat, molasses, candy sweetness, slick malt syrup and some faint barrel wood. Finish is residual chile spiciness which works well with the heat of the bourbon/alcohol content. Another home-run from lost abbey. Really rich and dark fruit forward beer. A+ rating.

Serving type: bottle

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California

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California

4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Lucky to snag two of these at Whole Foods in Pasadena this weekend. Couldn't wait to pop one open. Surprisingly loud, carbonation pop when the cork came out. Very unlike most LA bottles. Pours a dark brownish-purple color with a medium, light-tan head. Looks highly carbonated to me. Scent is packed with dark fruits, mostly raisins. Lots of bourbon and hints of cinnamon. The cinnamon is HUGE in the aroma as the beer warms up a bit. Hints of lacto, but that could just be my nose playing tricks on me.Taste is much like the label and description... cinnamon oat meal cookies suits this beer well. There is a tickling zing from the chilies that dances around the tongue and throat for a bit. A ton of raisin and cinnamon. Subtle bourbon, but very tasty. Drinkability is fairly high for such a big beer. Mouthfeel is tad bit over-carbonated in my opinion (shocking, I know). I know quads are usually highly carbonated, but this beast could do with a tad less. Overall, this i a highly enjoyable beer that I am happy to have gotten the opportunity to try. I'm glad I have another bottle to see how this one develops with time.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 08:12:19 | More by DovaliHops
Box Set Track #8 - Number Of The Beast from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.