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Judgment Day | The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
3.92/5
Very Good
1,128 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey
California, United States
lostabbey.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A massive beer in every sense of the word. A stronger and more contemplative version of our Lost and Found Ale. Judgment Day is the base beer for our Cuvee de Tomme. Many of the Trappist Breweries produce a version of beer which ages incredibly well for many years to come. And, since none of us knows when the end of the world is coming, we suggest you stock up with lots of Lost Abbey beers so that when the end of the world magically appears from no where, you’ll have a beer or two on hand for even the stingiest of angels.

Added by scottoale on 12-23-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,171
Reviews:
427
Ratings:
1,128
pDev:
11.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
116
Gots:
250
Trade:
6
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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4.95/5  rDev +26.3%

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4.88/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

WOW
Appearancehad a frothy head, light brown with excellent lacing. almost black color
Aroma was heavy malt, roasted, chocolate, and strong coffee. Heavy yeast and a little bit of dough. Dates, charcoal, allspice, and nutmeg. Palate was creamy and soft. Long finish.
Really outstanding beer. Not much of an alcohol bite.

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4.85/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.84/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Dark Brown. 1 finger head that fades pretty quick. Nice lacing.

S: Fruity raisin an caramel scents. Slight alcoholic. Almost like rum raisin ice cream

T: Raisiny and biscuit. nice malt and molasses or maple.

M: Smooth with mild carbonation.

O: Great overall beer. I would recommend to a friend.

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4.8/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into a two ounce tasting glass. Served at the Belgian Beer Festival in Boston.

A. Tan head...very dark brown body

S. Chocolate and roast grain

T. Sweet grain...chocolate ...vanilla

M.full.medium and thick

D. Very nice and surprisingly drinkable. Really like this alot. Would drink again.

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4.77/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a goblet glass.

Look - Fantastic, hands down. A very dark brown, basically stout-like in appearance, that lets little light through. It has nice khaki head that holds to a 1/2 finger for the first few minutes but subsides to a solid ring and light lacing fairly quickly.

Smell - Fruity and musty, with a rich caramel and molasses malt presence. Incredibly rich and sweet, strong presence of the added raisins which is improved greatly by the earthy, outdoor musk that accompanies their flavor.

Taste - Incredibly rich raisin and plum flavors, strong caramel and molasses, but most interestingly all balanced against a rich dark, bitter chocolate flavor. Sweet, nutty (almonds and hazelnuts), fruity, and earthy, while also quite chocolaty and with a strong, boozy warmth that doesn't disturb the flavors. Delicious.

Feel - Smooth, with light spicy/earthy hops, followed by sweet and light caramel and molasses flavors, with chocolate mixed in. Incredibly rich and full flavors on the initial sip, which thin out and lighten as soon as you swallow. Not a ton of linger, which makes this beer somewhat refreshing as well, despite its heaviness and richness.

Overall - A pretty amazing and delicious quad, with unique elements thrown in (raisins, dark chocolate) to augment the solid base flavors. Well worth the buy.

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4.76/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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Judgment Day from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 1,128 ratings
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