Judgment Day | The Lost Abbey

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1,110 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
Ratings:
1,110
Reviews:
423
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
12.11%
 
 
Wants:
112
Gots:
243
For Trade:
6
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Ratings: 1,110 |  Reviews: 423
Photo of daem3384
4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBuckley73
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ckollias
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of connecticutpoet
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.56/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JOHNKNEEGEEZ
4.43/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IrishCowboyBend
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YvesB
4.52/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jrb378
2.85/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.08/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Some dark brown pour, almost nothing for a head. Flat abbey. Aroma was meh, I didn't really find anything to speak of or objectionable.

Taste was super hot alcohol and prune/raisin juice. How this can be the base beer for a really good beer, I have no idea. It just tastes like hot unsweetened juice of a shitty nature.

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Photo of CoreyC
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - root beer brown
S - sweet malt some raisin
T - sweet but not overly so, dark carmel raisins
M - nicely thick
O - tasty sweet beer, very good

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Photo of smi69
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gsourcepn
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of anon
4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Murky burgundy colour on the pour, akin to muddy water, just the way I like 'em. Two finger head with good retention and nice smooth lacing.

Candy and dark fruit sweetness on the sniffer. Very sweet up front on the tongue. Candied malt, raisin, fig, prune, plum, red grape, apricot. A bit bready and resiny. Some slight roasty bitterness in the backbone of this brew, along with touches of woody oak that I really enjoyed. Devilishly delicious. Medium bodied, smooth with a slight chewiness.

Excellent brew. May have to pick up a few more before judgement day.

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Photo of zander4dawin
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A dark beer, fig, cherry cola, raspberry. Great beer, nothing spectacular but a solid quad offering. Traditional Trappist tastes, the raisin doesn't shin through anymore than a regular quad.

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Photo of kalosjakar
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours that classic belgian burgundy red color and foamy head.

Raisins, dark fruit and malts come through on the nose.

Taste is malt, raisins, dark bitter fruit.

The bottle art perfectly represents this dark belgian beer.
Most definitely dark in appearance and taste, worthy of judgment day.

After drinking more of this, it tastes like a dark red wine. Not a bad thing. POTENT!

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Photo of LXIXME
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Honeybourne
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.66/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep brown with some red highlights, very mild tan foam head with little to no retention. Aroma is great, lots of fruits and malts, no hops. Taste is complex, rich and balanced, not sweet and not too bitter, very good. Bold body with low carbonation. Great Beer.

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Photo of sd123
4.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Judgment Day from The Lost Abbey
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,110 ratings.
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