Red Poppy Ale | The Lost Abbey

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

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Perhaps no country embraces the use of fruit in beers more so than Belgium. Numerous traditional as well as regional specialty ales are infused with every sort of fruit imaginable. In this way, the flavor of the fruit becomes especially prominent.

Red Poppy Ale is a veritable celebration of Sour Cherries in an explosion of aromas and tastes. Brewed from a brown ale base and aged in our oak barrels for over 6 months, this beer is not for the faint of heart.

The Golden Poppy is the state flower of California and the Red Poppy is found in Flanders Fields where our inspiration for this beer comes from.

Added by BeerBeing on 09-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,948
Reviews:
575
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.43%
 
 
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595
For Trade:
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Pours a deep reddish brown.

Nose has cherries and oak with a tart character and bit of cola.


Initial puckering notes that really develop. Hits on the back of the tongue and top. Plenty of carbonation and very dry. I love the subtle cherry notes and the sourness throughout is terrific. No overall residual sweetness. My bottle shows 5% and I could drink this all day and night. Terrific.

My second bottle from Lost Abbey and it was everything I could have wanted. A sipper for sure. Outstanding!

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Red Poppy Ale from The Lost Abbey
4.24 out of 5 based on 1,948 ratings.
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