10 Commandments | The Lost Abbey

10 Commandments10 Commandments
BA SCORE
79.1%
Liked This Beer
3.94 with 930 Ratings
10 Commandments10 Commandments
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A stronger version of our Lost and Found Abbey Ale brewed to a more contemplative alcohol content. Massive in every stretch of the brewing way possible this is the sort of beer that will remind a beer drinker who considers themselves a saint that even saints stray as sinners from time to time.

Added by scottoale on 05-08-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,188
Reviews:
381
Ratings:
930
Liked:
736
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
11.17%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
186
Trade:
4
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On-tap at 38 Degrees in Alhambra, 2012 version. On to the beer:

The base of 10 Commandments is a good Belgian Strong Dark Ale, but the twist here is there appears to be a potent spiciness to it, which to me tasted like ginger. Luckily, the base is strong enough to mitigate some of the spice and keep as an enjoyable beer to drink with a meal. Expect a profile of prunes, ginger, figs, and a kiss of liquor, with the addition of a dark bodied beer with good head retention, a fun smell, and a beer that's a little different flavor-wise per style.

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10 Commandments from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 79.1% out of 100 with 930 ratings
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