Deliverance | The Lost Abbey

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Cue the banjos...A blend of Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout and Brandy Barrel Aged Barleywine. One of our highest and most sought after non sour aged releases.

Added by drummstikk on 08-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#519
Reviews:
449
Ratings:
1,984
pDev:
9.28%
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1122nd Review on BA
Bottle to Sinners and Saints glass
12.7 oz C/C

2011 Bottle

App- A semi dark black with some brown highlights floating around the edges. Wouldn't you know this was carbonated and had a good 1 finger light brown head that fell to a couple lines of cling and a 1/8" ring of bubbles.

Smell- The majority of my scents are dominated by the brandy barrels. I get a little bit of dark chocolate, a little bit of the wood comes through and a lot of booze. Some notes of dark ruddled fruit round out the nose.

Taste- This was a very tasty albeit LARGE beer. The 12.5% is very evident. The beer opens with a prickly bourbon/brandy combination and then moves to a little bit of a light light chocolate note with a little bit of vanilla. The duality of the brandy/bourbon is quite nice but I thought lacked a bit of depth.

Mouth- A medium carbonation with a light-medium carbonation level. It was too prickly and I think needed to be a bit more smooth. I think a year would do this one well.

Drink- Overall, a good blended stout/strong ale beer. Had high notes of the ABV and some low notes with the prickly feel. I will come back to this one.

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Deliverance from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 1,984 ratings