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Mayan Apocalypse Judgment Day - The Lost Abbey

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166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 15
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

An end of the world version of our year-round Judgment Day. Made with cinnamon, chiles and tamarind.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 12-10-2012)
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

03-28-2013 05:08:44 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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ocelot2500

Arizona

3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a deep mahogany color with a soda like, tan head that leaves rings of lacing.

Smells of dark fruits with some bready yeast.

Tastes of some sweet dark fruits with some spices thrown in. Dark fruits lead off with notes of raisins, cherries, and figs with a pleasant underlying sweetness. This leads to a bit of cinnamon to add depth to the fruits. Touches of chocolate come through as well as some of the chiles and bready yeast. Don't pick up any tamarind which is generally quite tart, but I think would detract anyway. Ends with a little booziness and leaves my belly warm.

Mouthfeel is medium with a frothy amount of carbonation, a little thin to me.

Overall, this is decent, but not worth $6 a 12oz.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 01:51:40 | More by ocelot2500
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-26-2013 20:34:39 | More by JAHMUR
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Picked up tonight at Brewforia Meridian... A 4 finger brown head took forever to die back... nice lacing... the brew is a turbid dark dark dark brown.

Nose is spicy with both cinnamon and chili and some Belgian phenols.

Flavor is a little flimsy, the aromas are better... a bit of brown maltiness with the accompanying cinnamon and something that I guess is the tamarind.... chili flavor builds along with a little head. Belgian character is there, but a bit lost in the other flavors... could use more malt flavor IMO

Body is light and is punctuated by a big carbonation.

Decent brew... 3rd time I've had it... Doubt it will get better, but I like it and will buy a couple more for the cellar if I find them.

3.75/3.5/3.25/3.25/3.5

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 03:29:05 | More by JohnGalt1
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twelveinches

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-24-2013 06:26:04 | More by twelveinches
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-18-2013 02:59:34 | More by outoffocus
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DruRho

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-16-2013 18:13:34 | More by DruRho
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Madjoja


3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-16-2013 18:09:15 | More by Madjoja
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

03-16-2013 17:49:47 | More by ILiveOffHops
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

12.7 fl oz C&C bottle nice big pop when cork came out of the bottle.

poured into tulip glass.

Appearance: murky brown bodied beer. This beer is a foam bomb resulting from a hard pour. Easily 4 fingers of head of tan head. Looks like a rootbeer float head. Drops down to a thin ring.

Smell: Cola, vegital, and spicy. Overripe dark fruits. belgian yeast spiciness. Thats different...

Taste: raisins, spice, smokey, dark fruits and earthy. Metallic and vinous. Cola. Peppers. A little better than the nose.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation.

Overall: I think that there is too much going on in this beer. Is okay, but I have a tough time calling this a good beer. It a bit too much of a hodge podge beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2013 04:53:04 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

03-14-2013 04:53:00 | More by beergorrilla
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Zaphog

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

03-14-2013 02:41:49 | More by Zaphog
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-12-2013 23:27:44 | More by alysmith4
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dctriman

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.9%

03-11-2013 16:00:50 | More by dctriman
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smakawhat

Maryland

2.93/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass at Smoke & Barrel DC, for the bottle share.

Got a bit of dregs, but a colleagues glass has a good amber body with chestnut brown edges and hues. Not head presented and no collar.

Nose is just bizarre. This smells like a fish market. Hints of spicy character and some sort of strange sweetness, it comes off as sticky sour grape mixed with cola nuts. It's just flat out weird.

Palate gets slightly better, but one word keeps repeating in my head and it's the word "off". Sweetness seems to dominate with a mix of caramel and coca cola. Funny. Odd. Palate feels somewhat wet but is perfectly fine letting the weirdness carry through.

Noticing that this has chile and specifically tamarind, that explains it. I really don't like tamarind and it's fishy character on this can be strong, depending on your pour (another persons glass did not have as strong a fish smell on it). Still the brew is just to flat out all over the place for me to enjoy, and it totally seems out of kilter. This really wasn't enjoyable, considering I really dig much of the regular offerings of Lost Abbey.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 21:49:21 | More by smakawhat
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-10-2013 20:05:35 | More by Beerbuddy21
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PopnLoads

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-09-2013 22:59:37 | More by PopnLoads
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-04-2013 20:28:27 | More by MarkyMOD
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Gobzilla

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

03-02-2013 10:05:35 | More by Gobzilla
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Hopbrizio

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

02-28-2013 20:42:51 | More by Hopbrizio
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CommonRider

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-28-2013 01:24:22 | More by CommonRider
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DocJitsu

California

2.86/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a dark amber color with a indescribably huge caramel colored head that is as stubborn as any you've ever seen on a root beer float--and then some. Aromas of cola, Belgian spice, and a little sorghum. The mouthfeel is sort of pleasant. Lubricating around the edges with a carbonated center. When it gets first pulled into the mouth, I get the sense that the beer is going to be fun. Sort of presents like a decent quad. Then something happens. That flavor goes away, leaving a bitter alcohol flavor. A little bit of a burnt flavor then emerges. Not sure what they were trying to do with this one, but I'm going to guess it didn't work out.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 03:48:20 | More by DocJitsu
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

02-24-2013 16:20:57 | More by Thorpe429
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Jordantb313

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

02-24-2013 08:26:31 | More by Jordantb313
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

02-22-2013 12:08:04 | More by Beerontwowheels
Mayan Apocalypse Judgment Day from The Lost Abbey
84 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.