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10 Commandments | The Lost Abbey

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935 Ratings
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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:
#5,582
Reviews:
381
Ratings:
935
pDev:
11.17%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
186
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 935 |  Reviews: 381
Photo of Mehinaman
4.44/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of anon
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of q33jeff
3.51/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

**
05/12/2014
Aroma, honey, raisin, grape, yeast. ..very warm and aromatic despite being chilled. Appearance, dark brown, murky, white lasting head.Taste, dark fruits, raisin ,cherry, raspberry blueberry, dates, figs,etc. Belgian Wang is there, but not bad. Feel us creamy, thick, a touch flat. A nice strong well crafted beer. Amen."
**

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Photo of CAcker
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shareallthebeer
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueSpader
3.56/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thirstygoat
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mitzvahman72
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

This is coming from a bottle that was a 2015 vintage.

With a nice ambiance, it boasts some great works from Rashi and Rambam, with lessons from the Tanya and the Talmud. There’s a fantastic mouthfeel with the Psalms, along with a great feeling of accomplishment in what you learned to do good and with joy in life. Although it does have some perplexing Maimonides moments, it does give you a great amount of knowledge about what’s going on in life and the world around you. Nevertheless, I recommend looking into the more inspiring lessons and dissertations from the Lubavicher Rebbe and Rabbi Kook for more informative insight on this situation.

On a serious note, with a very dark brown-to-mahogany color, it has a roasty, spiced brandy aroma, containing a roasty, slightly sweet concoction of dark malts, caramel, mild coffee, some spices like rosemary and mint, a chocolate that’s almost like chocolate phosphate and some tinge of brandy. It boasts a nicely munchy mouthfeel and a fantastic creamy coffee aftertaste that fits the style really well. While it sometimes can be an ID crisis in the palate and can get a little too dry at times, especially when warm, it still gets rounded out with the overall flavor and mouthfeel. Nevertheless, in terms of this style I recommend the Dark Truth from Boulevard Brewing and Dubbel Vission from Aftershock Brewing.

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

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.47/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Brown pour quad, thin tan head, 1/6". Aroma was dark fruit and rubbing alcohol. Lots of it.

Ass ton of dark fruit and pungent alcohol notes. Big time sting. Almost big for the sake of being big, just too challenging to drink. Its hot. And then when you get passed that and start to discern things, its things you don't want like raisins and spice rack.

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

Photo of smi69
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Blazer22
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LXIXME
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of RBorsato
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yancey82
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichH55
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bubbawilly88
3.78/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of somardivad
3.33/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerDawgs
4.46/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A 750ml bottle with a 2015 date

L - Deep red/brown with no clarity. 2 fingers of head, and minor amount of lacing

S - Sweet aroma, dried raisons, caramel, brown sugar

T - Like the aroma, raisons, brown sugar, beets, slightly boozy. All the crazy flavors blend well together. Tasty!

F - Medium body and carbonation.

O - An awesome brew that grows on you with each sip. By the end your totally sold and want more.

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10 Commandments from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 935 ratings
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