Saint's Devotion | The Lost Abbey

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450 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Brett-finished version of our Devotion Ale. Saint’s Devotion is bottle conditioned with brettanomyces to deepen the layers of flavor on our most hop-forward beer from Lost Abbey lineup.

Added by HopHead84 on 11-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
450
Reviews:
119
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
59
For Trade:
8
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Ratings: 450 |  Reviews: 119
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.08/5  rDev -22%

Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a goblet on 06.01.14.

A: Cloudy orange with yeast. 1/2 finger white head.

S: Mandarin orange, apple juice, cherry and red grape. Very sweet and fruity.

T: Pear, apple, cherry, banana, and bubblegum dominate. Funk, chalk, and candy are more subtle.

M: Crisp, bubbly, dry, and chewy.

O: This was an amazingly complex belgian pale ale. I don't normally like sour or funky beers, but this one is excellent. I probably liked this one because the funk is not overpowering, but is slight and adds to the complexity on the back end.

Rating: A

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Photo of Samp01
4/5  rDev +1.3%

12.7oz corked bottle. pours a golden orange hue with a medium lasting white fluffy head, good lacing. Aroma of Belgian yeast, ripe apples and pears and some mild spicy fruit esters. Taste is o f Belgian yeast mild sour and tart fruity flavors, ripe fruity notes and spicy hops bitterness. A medium crisp body with moderate lively effervescence carbonation. Has sweet mild yeast tartness fruity with some mild spicy hops bitterness on the end for balance. A very good and tasty brew

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Photo of Beer21
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.95/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of ordybill
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip glass.
Aroma- Has a strong fruit aroma, very pleasing.
Appearance- this is a murky orange color with a small white head. looks great
Taste- the fruit flavor really comes through, very nice
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate to heavy carbonation has a great crisp feel.
Overall- A wonderful beer, must try.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.2/5  rDev -19%

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3.4/5  rDev -13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.36/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.52/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of laituegonflable
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale orange-tinged gold. Head is bubbly, off-white, clumpy lace left behind. Very cloudy too; pretty nice.

Smells tasty. Wild and Bretty with some tart vinegar, light citrus but balanced with a lovely pale malt with a big vanilla edge. Possibly oak. Very good.

Taste is hugely oaky, possibly to a fault. Lots of vanilla, coconut and butter, developing a slight clovey and aniseedy flavour towards the back. Slight touch of rubber on the finish is the only real culmination of the nose; otherwise just sweet and oaky. Refreshing enough though.

Fluid, bit of dryness; decent texture overall.

Kind of the opposite experience to what I had with Russian River's Temptation. Smelled tart, tasted sweet. Not bad either way, but I wouldn't mind a bit more cleansing tang or something on the palate.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Sam-VW
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into Duvel glass

A - golden with a very thick dense head. Well carbonated

S - funky Belgian yeast, bananas, fresh fruits, slight grassy citrus hop

T - sharp Brett yeast, liquorice, cherry ending with a bitter grassy hop finish and some alcohol kick

M - very carbonated, finishes quite dry

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of cpetrone84
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is transparent golden amber with a tight fluffy off white head. Nose is lime, green apple, and tropical fruit. Taste is fairly clean, strong lime with some tropical fruit notes. Brett presence is faint, slightly Cobb webby, with a hint of underlying grain. Carbonation is fairly strong, body is pretty light.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Saint's Devotion from The Lost Abbey
3.95 out of 5 based on 450 ratings.
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