Veritas 010
The Lost Abbey

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Style:
American Wild Ale
ABV:
8%
Score:
96
Avg:
4.41 | pDev: 7.94%
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
136
From:
The Lost Abbey
 
California, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
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Gots
  26
SCORE
96
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Notes: Blended Sour Ale aged in French oak barrels with peaches.
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Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 136
Reviews by KickInTheChalice:
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4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes. Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a tulip.

A very hazy golden color with a ton of carbonation out of the bottle.

Sour peach and oak come rise above a blonde base beer aroma. There is a bit of vinegar as well.

Peach, light malts, crisp, tart, fairly sour during the flavor with a lingering sourness. There is a little bit of lemon zest and some oaky white wine notes. The peaches are not as full as I would have hoped. The depth is kind of lacking in the flavor.

Veritas 010 is very crisp, and the medium body borders on over-carbonated.

This is a nice beer, but my expectations are very high for a beer in the Veritas series.

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Excellent release. Poured at the Lost Abbey Barrel Night into an LA tulip glass - dark orange yellow, little carb. Not sticky.

V10 accomplishes a difficult task. The key elements are strong and satisfying without becoming overpowering at any point - with the first snort n' sip the peach scent and flavor are distinctive without citric bitterness. The end comes on sour, but only moderately. It's far from the blanket of tartness that a good vinegar-strength lambic can throw over your tongue.

In the middle there's a note that I don't recognize. Something in the middle between funk and almost a chocolate flavor. A touch of wood, maybe? Not sure, but it's a nice transition between the fruit and sour.

To sum, a delicate and restrained beer but with distinctive flavors that last on the tongue. Very happy with this one.

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Veritas 010 from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 136 ratings