Serpent's Stout | The Lost Abbey

Serpent's StoutSerpent's Stout
BA SCORE
4.23/5
1,802 Ratings
Serpent's StoutSerpent's Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
The history of the bible and religion is indeed the struggle of good vs. evil. Our Serpent’s Stout recognizes the evil of the dark side that we all struggle with.This is a massively thick and opaque beer that begs the saints to join the sinners in their path to a black existence.

Added by BeerBeing on 06-10-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#900
Reviews:
585
Ratings:
1,802
pDev:
8.27%
Bros Score:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
330
Gots:
439
Trade:
29
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,802 |  Reviews: 585
Photo of Immortale25
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shmizzen
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sappyjoker
4.42/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Commandophile
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlarmClock314
4.61/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

25.4oz bottle, stamped 'vintage 2016.' Pours jet black with a very large sized brown head; some lacing. Smells of mostly roasted malt, coffee, caramel, and cocoa with some earthy hops, oak, and molasses. The taste follows exactly with roasted malt, caramel, cocoa, coffee, oak, molasses, and earthy hops; great intensity and smoothness. Medium bitterness and light sweetness. Not much alcohol comes though. Above average body and high carbonation. Overall, this IS really nails the style in smell and flavor. The strong caramel presence is a nice addition. Less carbonation and a little more richness might elevate this to world-class. Definitely recommended.

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Photo of mpenske
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Pours dark with a brown head with nice lacing. Aroma is burnt coffee beans, dark chocolate and licorice. Taste is strong espresso coffee, toasted malts, and some sweet hints dark fruits, molasses and a hint of vanilla. Very well made. Complex but very smooth. Look forward to more from them.

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

Photo of HopBomb515
4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Black, bit thinner than full, small tan head and spotty lace. Aromas of burnt coffee grounds and cocoa. Notes of rich dark coffee, char, smoke, tobacco, and rich dark bitte chocolate. Top end of medium body, coats the pallet, drinks easy for the abv. Very nice stout.

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Photo of smithj4
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of madelf66
4.56/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gcasher
4.48/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I love stout. I really love imperial stout. This is a dark, roasty, full flavor stout with cocoa overtones. The body is creamy and the alcohol is muted. Mmmmmmm.

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Photo of Richter525
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NMA
4.56/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Radcpa
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very dark appearance with little head and carbonation. Aroma is a delicate coffe and chocolate blend. The taste is also a delicate chocolate and coffee blend

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Photo of MJSFS
4.43/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CPAles
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bgold86
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.94/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ReviewingUnderInfluence
4.32/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A beer as dark as it's name! Forgot to pick this one up at their brewery, so I made a quick stop at Costco and picked up the 750 ml for -$10! I love America... Huge dark fruit, dark chocolate and generally dark flavours. Hints of vanilla and smoke in the background. One of the best looking beers I've ever seen!

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of djgustafson
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serpent's Stout from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 1,802 ratings
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