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

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

181 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 50
Gots: 73 | FT: 15
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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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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-06-2014 19:48:15 | More by mookihouse
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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-05-2014 20:06:27 | More by retry4z
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-05-2014 07:11:22 | More by Joshpu
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

07-05-2014 06:05:08 | More by Billy_Bars
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-04-2014 19:33:45 | More by nygannon
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-04-2014 18:15:16 | More by appetiteforparis
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-04-2014 06:58:06 | More by oline73
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California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-04-2014 04:08:01 | More by Mshea805
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-02-2014 15:51:14 | More by miggs3030
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4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a big rich delicious beer, that uses its special ingredients well. i get a lot of the raisin in this, and of course the cinnamon. often spiced beers dont make sense to me, or are overdone or dont have the body to uphold the big flavors. not the case with the gem, which i guess has been brewed for a second time now, since the box was ages ago. glad they did, big dark brown but pale stout looking brew with a frothing tan head. it smells like smoke and cinnamon, dried fruit (raisins no doubt) and a whole bunch of barrel. its complex, but each element makes a flash in the taste, with none being lost, and none dominating, great balance of difficult ingredients. chili is there in flavor, rich and earthy, smokey, and warming without ever getting hot on the palate. bourbon balances it brilliantly, and is rather intense. a good bottle to share, especially with this abv, it gets real hot as it warms. thick and creamy feeling through, never a drag. i am really impressed overall with the depth of flavors in this beer, and with the use of ingredients that dont always work well in beer, let alone together. top tier stuff. i hope we get to see the other tracks again too.

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Muddy black coffee, no head, syrupy appearance.

Burnt raspberries and other fruits, twinge of funk, light milk chocolate.

Burnt berries appears again in the taste, rich, burnt cornocopia, light chocolate and coffee. Sweetness.

Minimal carbonation, ABV done well, smooth mouthfeel.

Good. Yum. A la Van.

Serving type: bottle

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3.78/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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Box Set Track #8 - Number Of The Beast from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.