Inferno Ale | The Lost Abbey

Inferno AleInferno Ale
BA SCORE
82.1%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 786 ratings
Inferno AleInferno Ale
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
Ranking:
#3,510
Reviews:
352
Ratings:
786
Liked:
645
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
9.98%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
119
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 786 |  Reviews: 352
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a: hazy bright golden orange. very bright. frothy 3 finger white head

s: nice Belgian yeast-like aroma right away. sweet lemons and oranges, clean caramel malt, coriander and clove. very refreshing smelling

t: follows the nose. clean and crisp. nice spicy Belgian yeast. pepper, clove, coriander. fresh baked bread, sweet citrus zest. finish is just the ever so slight earthy bitterness. nice and refreshing - nice amount of flavor without being heavy

m: medium with a nice amount of carbonation.

o: good stuff! nice mix of spice, yeast, and sweet malt and citrus flavors. all harmonized well. a real easy drinker. be careful though, the 9% is completely hidden

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4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy golden yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a two finger high off white head that gradually died down, consistently leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center, a collar around the edge of the glass and a thin layer of bubbles in between.
S: Moderate aromas of yeast and peppery spices are present in the nose along with some hints of citrusy hops.
T: The taste has flavors of peppery spices from start to finish as well as complex notes of yeast and hints of candi sugars. A light amount of bitterness is present; little if any alcohol is detectable.
M: It feels medium-bodied, dry and a bit prickly (from the spices) on the palate with a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has a nice amount of complexity and manages to hide its alcohol very well. It's a very good representation of the style.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle. Hazy golden, almost pale colour, with a good head with a two figers head that goes quicly, big bubbles. Smell of tropical fruits, spices, bananas. It feels really good in the palate, soft but pungent, mild with a note of sweet and wild fruits and spices. Taste of tropical fruits, banana, spices, kind of hot spices, semisweet and dry finish... a lot of things that seem to change from aone moment to another. Brilliant.

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Inferno Ale from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 82.1% out of 100 with 786 ratings
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