Serpent's Stout - Bourbon Barrel-Aged | The Lost Abbey

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rye726 on 03-04-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
66
Reviews:
26
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
8.82%
 
 
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On Tap (Nitro)

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

A cascading jet black pour, though a substantial, surprisingly large, dark brown head persistently remains. The first sips were of nothing but foam. This leaves thick, chunky, sheets of lace down the glass. Surprising and wonderful, all in one.

Decadent, rich, earthy aroma of chocolate (lots of cocoa powder and dark chocolate), mixed with big notes of oak and vanilla from the bourbon, and mild dark fruit. A captivating, full, rich, aromatic experience.

The flavor is similarly nice; the cocoa powder flavors dominate, though they are delicious. The chocolate is complemented nicely by the barrel notes, a fairly strong bitterness, at least for the style, and mild dark fruit character. Still quite drinkable for the obvious heft, however.

Full in body, creamy, thick, and luscious. Decadent.

A wonderful nightcap to a wonderful evening.

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Serpent's Stout - Bourbon Barrel-Aged from The Lost Abbey
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