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
  258
Gots
  26
SCORE
96
World-Class
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Notes: Blended Sour Ale aged in French oak barrels with peaches.
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Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 136
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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