Box Set Track #8 - Number Of The Beast | The Lost Abbey

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95
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Box Set Track #8 - Number Of The BeastBox Set Track #8 - Number Of The Beast
BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We’ve never released a Bourbon Barrel version of our Judgment Day. So we thought it might be interesting to take the base beer for Cuvee de Tomme age in first fill Bourbon Barrels and let mother nature take over. Of course, because this is a Rock and Roll inspired Box Set beer, we couldn’t just leave well enough alone.

Upon sampling the base beer, it became apparent that the raisins used to brew the base beer were going to drive the flavor bus of this beer. The conversations turned to Oatmeal Raisin cookies and the essence of a freshly baked treat. So we added some cinnamon sticks to the barrels and threw in some dried chiles as well.

Added by MasterSki on 08-16-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
773
Reviews:
108
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
8.37%
 
 
Wants:
146
Gots:
239
For Trade:
33
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.99/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of pianoman511
4.98/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of NateSharpless
4.96/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of winningwes91
4.94/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Wow. Mind-blowing stuff. Take stickee monkee and hunahpu and put them together and you have this bad boy. Pours a dark, murky brown color. Smells like an oatmeal raisin cookie with a slight pepper quality in the background. Taste is exactly that, and it's very intense! Wow. Just wow. My favorite LA beer, point blank, period.

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4.93/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of shareallthebeer
4.91/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.91/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of slackattack
4.91/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appears pitch black in the glass, but tinges of chocolate brown show around the edges when held up to light. Head is small and quick to make an exit. Nose is chocolate, bourbon barrel, maple, raisins. Taste is lots of chocolate, cinnamon, raisin, fig. Where's the alcohol! How is this 13%! Body is full, lots of carbonation initially, but mellows as it warms. Overall....a damn spectacular beer. An instant favorite, now to find more....as this beer warms it opens up like a fine wine...very nice.

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4.9/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Holy shit. This might be my first phenomenal drink ever. This dark red/brown beer hits you like a ton of bricks with a thick mouthfeel and a sharp pepper and spice taste, and relaxes into a caramel and coffee sweetness that lightens up until the smoky finish is over!! HOLY SHIT! this beer smells like saltwater taffy and cinnamon. I could drink this all day long! I wish I had some pumpernickel toast and sweet butter to eat with it. Great drink.

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4.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Thankfully this has great clarity or else it would be a bit murky.
Color is a nice red-brown
Awesome cinnamon banana bread peppermint aroma.
Taste is is along scotch Wisky for me rather than bourbon but it's still awesome.
Lots of caramel, raisin, dark fruits, lots of currant on the deep back end.
Mouthfeel is perfect for the Quad style!!

Great specialty brew shared in tasters to spread the love.

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4.87/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.86/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.86/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.85/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.85/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.85/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: dark with slight light show through. Small carbonation coming from the center.

S: great bourbon with raisin on the back end.

T: amazing. Bourbon up front then comes the ale/raisin back with the chile bringing up the rear with some mid tongue bite. Boozy on the back end with the heat you would want from 13%.

F: all over the mouth. The spice and bourbon hit all over at different times. Smooth with a good bite.

O: amazing beer. With the added flavors this beer brings to the table it is hard to pass up. Price is steep ($16.99 for 375ml). But worth it. I recommend everyone to try this.

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4.85/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.84/5  rDev +12.6%

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4.84/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.83/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.83/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.83/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Box Set Track #8 - Number Of The Beast from The Lost Abbey
4.3 out of 5 based on 773 ratings.
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