Inferno Ale | The Lost Abbey

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785 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Corruption, Greed and Lust, they’re all represented on he books today. Tomorrow they’ll be stringing Gluttony, Desire and Sloth. Go ahead, tell yourself you’re better than all of them. But you can’t. Hell can be funny like that. Down here it’s all just sin. Everyone here is screwed just like you. They don’t care who you sliced, diced or cheated. No one is escaping this heinous place.

Your roommate is an axe murderer. Eerily, he’s not threatening. How can he be? The Fallen Angel owns your body, mind and soul. As such, no one can take your life. It’s already been taken. Or was it given? Neither matters. Did you seriously think you were living a virtuous life? At least Satan serves beer in Hell. He brews it himself right there in that flame stoked cauldron. Rumor has it the beer is straw yellow, bone dry and simply labeled Inferno.

Added by scottoale on 05-04-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
785
Reviews:
351
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
9.98%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

aside from the general rising prices today, there's nothing to complain about with this brew. It's a nice slightly hazy yellow belgian pale ale. flavor wise it comes across soft with light esters, grain and honey notes. It's delivers a kick but makes it a happy easy to accept kick. Worth a try.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml corked and capped bottle bought online from Beermerchants.com...

Poured a light hazy golden orange colour with a few yeasty chunks. Big foamy head was slightly off white and poured big and fluffy. Large carbonation bubbles rushed to the surface... tons of sticky lacing clings to the side of the glass throughout...

Aroma - Lots going on with this one.... Loads of spicy Belgian yeastiness to the fore, some soapiness, quite earthy, some light brett notes, tropical fruit (pineapples, also some pear and apple), sea salt, some faint dishwater traces, very peppery and spicy (coriander & ginger maybe ?), honey fresh bread, some cookie dough, hay...

Taste - Tart and spicy, lots of yeasty notes, sharp fruitiness (grapefruits, limes, pears and apples), some very faint candy sugar sweetness, very grassy and peppery, some earthy brett, some saltiness, anise medicinal notes, alcohol just noticeable, quite floral...

Feel - Very sharp and dry... light bodied... pretty refreshing and drinkable but a little on the strong side to be sessionable...

Overall - Another very good brew from Lost Abbey although nothing groundbreaking... definitely worth a try though...

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared with a friend and poured into 2 Duvel glasses, for the occasion. Cloudy, bright golden hue with 2 fingers of white frothy head.
Aroma of spice with grassy and lemon notes.
Light first sip, slight spicy hop taste. Head pretty much vanished at this point. Tad thin in the mouth and pretty dry.

Overall, nice drinking beer. Very light in the body, which surprised me. I guess you could say that "the alcohol was hidden well."

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Inferno Ale from The Lost Abbey
4.01 out of 5 based on 785 ratings.
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