Saint's Devotion | The Lost Abbey

Saint's DevotionSaint's Devotion
BA SCORE
76.5%
Liked This Beer
3.86 w/ 451 Ratings
Saint's DevotionSaint's Devotion
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
Ranking:
#9,388
Reviews:
119
Ratings:
451
Liked:
345
Avg:
3.86/5
pDev:
11.14%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
59
Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 451 |  Reviews: 119
Photo of RBorsato
4.53/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HattedClassic
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

*Transcribed by notes.*
The beer pours a fairly vigorous and fluffy white head. The beer itself is a clear gold color that looks nice.

The beer smell has a nice hoppy aroma. The hops are certainly bitter but balanced by a sugar note and tartness that I hope is the Brett.

The beer taste is pretty interesting. It's a mix of tartness with floral hops and various spices. Also, a fairly funky aftertaste.

The feel is crisp with a dry finish .

Overall, interesting taste.

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Photo of lorims
3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madtowndmb1
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of siege06nd
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of billab914
4.11/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of parintele
4.09/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mardolin
3.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zach136
4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

We're thinking this is a 2012 bottle. Enjoyed July 2015.

Appearance: Hazy yellow.

Aroma: Touch of hay, medium+ stonefruit and pear brett character.

Flavor: Follows aroma but less intense.

Mouthfeel: Crushable, medium carbonation.

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Photo of wulfie85
3.21/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of deadmonkees
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The look is decent. Hoping for a little more head and lacing but decent enough. The aroma is outstanding. Definitely the best characteristic of this beer. The taste again is accurate to style but doesn't blow me away. Though it is definitely solid. Feel is again decent to solid. Overall, I would get this again because it is a solid description of the style and the aroma is outstanding. Cheers!

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Photo of StJamesGate
4.09/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hazy blonde with a puffy stiff white head. 4
Lemon, a touch of Brett, and flowers on the nose - mild. 3.75
Neutral dough sweetness, slight barnyard tang, peach, lemon, and some herbs. 4.25
Light, round, smooth. 4

Light and summery. Wouldn’t have guessed Brett - it gives a slight edge of piquancy, but nothing more. The skill is in the subtlety here. 4.25

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Photo of Samuel906
4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm not always in the mood for a bretty beer, but when I am I want it to be a BRETTY beer, and Saint's Devotion does not disappoint. Smell is Brett funk, green apples, raspberries. Taste is very funky, bitter, some anesthetic taste and lots of fruit and citrus. Feel is light cool and refreshing.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gouettn
3.46/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matonika
3.26/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Very dry plenty of hop flavor , distinct Brett aroma. Eh

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Photo of LakerLeith
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrownAleMale
3.29/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of captainbearcat
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jamison85
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pisano
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Saint's Devotion from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 76.5% out of 100 with 451 ratings
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