Righteous Son
The Lost Abbey

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Old Ale
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3.79 | pDev: 7.65%
The Lost Abbey
California, United States
Retired (no longer brewed)
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Notes: Barrel-Aged Old Ale. Rare Beer Club Exclusive.
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 6 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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mwilbur from Minnesota

3.82/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 750 mL bottle into snifter.
A: Pours a dark caramel brown with 1+ inch foamy light tan head with excellent retention.
S: Raisin (and other dark dried fruits), brown sugar, cola, strawberry, creme brule, and a hint of sweet bourbon.
T: Red berries hit first with strawberry the predominant note...cherries too, some sweet caramel, oaky vanilla, and a hint of toffee. The malt notes come across as weak and don't blend well with the more dominant fruit notes.
M: Light-medium body. A bit watery on the feel. Sweet and a bit overly so. Not a highlight of the beer.
D: I hate to say it, but this one was a bit of a disappointment. The fruit/berry notes dominated the malt notes and they did not play well together.

Mar 30, 2020
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Alieniloquium from Florida

3.18/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

750 mL bottle. Pours brown with a khaki head. Smells of earthy hops and nutty malts. Tastes pretty much the same. Earthy hops and nutty malts. Barrel? Medium heavy. Not what I expected. I get a touch of honey and a tinge of wine barrel, but not a lot. It's fine but it just tastes like a really big brown ale.

Mar 24, 2020
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ScruffySouthpaw from New York

3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served in a teku glass from a 750ml bottle.

Appearance: Deep dark brown body with a orange to brown tinted white head rising a little over one finger's length off the body. Hazy look to the brew, shine a light on it and you will notice it.

Smell: light whiskey with hints of nutmeg.

Taste: Sweet butterscotch feel coming off a bit woody. Light whiskey, deep toffee and notes of malts. The brew is a little bit all over the place.

Mouth: Strong carbonation which mellows out after the third sip with a sticky body.

Overall: Good brew, reminds me of two other not so easy to find beers which this one could be a cousins of. If you ask me, if it crosses your eyes grab it. Salud!

Mar 02, 2020
Righteous Son from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 6 ratings