Box Set Track #10 - Bat Out Of Hell | The Lost Abbey

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Box Set Track #10 - Bat Out Of HellBox Set Track #10 - Bat Out Of Hell
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as "Serpent's Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged With Cocoa Nibs & Coffee"

A fresh track, Track 10 began as a fresh Serpent’s Stout base aged in bourbon barrels with oodles of coffee and cacao nibs added shortly before packaging.

Late in November of 2011, Mike Rodriguez our head brewer asked about creating a Coffee and Cacoa Nib version of Serpent’s Stout for the San Diego Strong Ale Festival. The beer was a hit with our fans. When we wrote up the syllabus for the Ultimate Box Set, we knew a version of this beer would be included.

We waited until the very end of the release schedule to put this beer in a bottle so that the coffee and cacoa nibs really come through. Four Bourbon barrels were selected for their rich and dense chocolate flavors. One week before packaging, we added 17 pounds of Ryan Brothers Coffee and 4 pounds of TCHO Cacao Nibs to steep before packaging.

Added by HopHead84 on 12-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,026
Reviews:
143
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
6.8%
 
 
Wants:
192
Gots:
265
For Trade:
31
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Photo of jburchett
5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Johnny58
5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of waddellc2
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Trevor11
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Despite being a small bottle, this beer packs a big punch. There is a ton of bourbon notes at 13.5% with prevalence of dark chocolate and caramel. They claim there is coffee but I did not pick much of it up, maybe it is there for bitterness to balance the large malty presence. Fantastic stout that should not be passed up

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of RobertConway
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sugarman
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of WynnO
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jscheuf
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PC_Principal
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of brayton
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love the Beer absolutely fantastic

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Cork and cage bottle into a brandy glass

Pours a dark as night brown color. Smell is of intense bourbon, chocolate, and coffee all intermingling with each other perfectly. Initial drink brings forth bourbon and dark chocolate characteristics. These flavors lead into a more subtle roasty coffee and milk chocolate flavor that finishes with a mild roastiness and lingering chocolate and oak flavor. This is awesome. I can see why it's so highly rated. Feel is semi thick but not overly viscous. Just right. Overall this is an outstanding beer that I will definitely buy multiple bottles of in the future.

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of the best stouts I've ever tasted. The coffee is perfectly roasty and not overly bitter, the cacao nibs give it a beautiful dark chocolate maltiness. The bourbon barrel aging gives it the perfect texture and completes the flavor. This beer is delicious

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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