Veritas 011 | The Lost Abbey

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4.13/5
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73 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.46%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Barleywine aged in McCall Cognac Barrels for 11 months. We added some fresh nectarines over the summer and hit it with a splash of Brett Clausenii.

Added by MasterSki on 10-19-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
73
pDev:
8.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
13
Trade:
1
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.62/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -10.2%
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4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.57/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Deep reddish brown. Thin khaki collar but not much else.

Smell - Peachy aroma. Faint brett. Lots of caramel. Sweet fruity aroma, presumably from the barrel.

Taste - Sweet caramel and brandy liquor flavor. Much stronger brett presence. Fruitiness comes back in the end.

Mouthfeel - Big, but well carbonated. Hefty beer, very heavy.

Overall - I get all the components, but I don't love it. The brett is an odd addition.

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Veritas 011 from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 73 ratings