Box Set Track #13 - Message In A Bottle - The Lost Abbey
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Ratings: 64 | Reviews: 10 | Display Reviews Only:
4.01/5 rDev +1.8%
375 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.
Appearance - Tiny head. No pop on opening. Murky brown.
Smell - Lots of cognac barrel. Vanilla. Lots of caramel and raisins.
Taste - Loads of cognac again. Great cognac flavor. Buckets of toffee and deep brown sugar. Hot finish.
Mouthfeel - Boozy up front, mostly from the amount of liquor flavor it took on from the barrel. Not quite as warming as the booziness suggests. Well carbonated despite the lack of a pop.
Overall - Not very complex, but the barrel flavors make up for it.
12-23-2013 18:41:34 | More by Alieniloquium
3.79/5 rDev -3.8%
Poured at FOBAB.
A: Pours a murky brown with no head.
S: Aroma brings grapey cognac, syrupy cherry flesh, tannic vanilla, toffee, ghost of old hops.
T: Taste brings mild cidery hoppiness, thick raisin, more cognac, a bit woody.
M: Thick-bodied with very light carbonation.
O: This beer is a cognac bomb. The complexity of the ingredients can't shine through the barrel.
11-17-2013 23:23:18 | More by Etan
Box Set Track #13 - Message In A Bottle from The Lost Abbey
88 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.