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Mayan Apocalypse Judgment Day | The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
3.71/5
Good
180 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
An end of the world version of our year-round Judgment Day. Made with cinnamon, chiles and tamarind.

Added by HopHead84 on 12-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
180
pDev:
11.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
29
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 180 |  Reviews: 48
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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2/5  rDev -46.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of portia99
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

375ml C&C bottle poured into a Lost Abbey stemmed glass.

A - Certainly no lack of carbonation here...a slow and careful pour yields a foamy explosion of tan colored head that rapidly fills the glass and threatens to overflow its confines. After a lengthy pour requiring several stages and intermediate rests, a body of extremely dark brown settles in the glass with a massive, rocky, tan head that just won't quit. Requires a bit of patience, but the end result is a truly beautiful beer in the glass.

S - Spicy with cinnamon taking center stage, Belgian yeasty spiciness too with some cloves, chile pepper that shows subtlely.

T - Peppers make a stronger statement in the flavor. Pepper flavor with some warmth up front. Sweet malt, caramelly sugar in character. Cinnamon spiciness. Bittering elements balance things very well, giving a bit of a dry impression on the finish.

M - The maltiness of the base quad comes thru, but is masked by the peppers and the spices. Overall, there is a dryness to this beer with the peppers taming the malty sugars. Body is medium full with an assertive carbonation. A bit of alcohol warmth comes thru past the peppers.

O - Interesting interpretation of the style Peppers and spices really balance and/or cover up the sweetness of the malts in the base beer. Makes this a little more drinkable...although I think I'm gonna regret this one in the morning...or more likely in the middle of the night - heartburn seems inevitable.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of ocelot2500
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a deep mahogany color with a soda like, tan head that leaves rings of lacing.

Smells of dark fruits with some bready yeast.

Tastes of some sweet dark fruits with some spices thrown in. Dark fruits lead off with notes of raisins, cherries, and figs with a pleasant underlying sweetness. This leads to a bit of cinnamon to add depth to the fruits. Touches of chocolate come through as well as some of the chiles and bready yeast. Don't pick up any tamarind which is generally quite tart, but I think would detract anyway. Ends with a little booziness and leaves my belly warm.

Mouthfeel is medium with a frothy amount of carbonation, a little thin to me.

Overall, this is decent, but not worth $6 a 12oz.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.39/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Picked up tonight at Brewforia Meridian... A 4 finger brown head took forever to die back... nice lacing... the brew is a turbid dark dark dark brown.

Nose is spicy with both cinnamon and chili and some Belgian phenols.

Flavor is a little flimsy, the aromas are better... a bit of brown maltiness with the accompanying cinnamon and something that I guess is the tamarind.... chili flavor builds along with a little head. Belgian character is there, but a bit lost in the other flavors... could use more malt flavor IMO

Body is light and is punctuated by a big carbonation.

Decent brew... 3rd time I've had it... Doubt it will get better, but I like it and will buy a couple more for the cellar if I find them.

3.75/3.5/3.25/3.25/3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

12.7 fl oz C&C bottle nice big pop when cork came out of the bottle.

poured into tulip glass.

Appearance: murky brown bodied beer. This beer is a foam bomb resulting from a hard pour. Easily 4 fingers of head of tan head. Looks like a rootbeer float head. Drops down to a thin ring.

Smell: Cola, vegital, and spicy. Overripe dark fruits. belgian yeast spiciness. Thats different...

Taste: raisins, spice, smokey, dark fruits and earthy. Metallic and vinous. Cola. Peppers. A little better than the nose.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation.

Overall: I think that there is too much going on in this beer. Is okay, but I have a tough time calling this a good beer. It a bit too much of a hodge podge beer.

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Mayan Apocalypse Judgment Day from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 180 ratings
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