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BrewDog / Lost Abbey Lost Dog

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
bottled and keg,special
Aged for almost a year in rum barrels


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (4023) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle from SB cons 2012-05-05 Göteborg Ar: tropical fruits, chocolate, coffey and bourbone vanilla, pruns and dadles are developed after a wee wile. Ap: deep brown like julmust, julmust fizzy creme brown quickly disapperaring head F: fizzy, fruity sticky - like the sauce of a tined pineapple,, chocolate, cherries in maderia, tropical fruits, warming feeling, medium bitterness, finish is warming, highly fruit and vanilla chocolate

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rune (7760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2012
330ml bottle, batch 176, bought at The BrewDog Bar in Glasgow. Tan-coloured head covering a deep, ruby-brown body. Rich aroma of malty sweetness and liquorice added by a touch of rum. Dried fruit and berries in flavour, lots of raisin, offset by prominent bittersweet malt-fruity notes towards the ending. Subdued rum to it, otherwise masked alcohol. Very relaxing sipper on a Friday eve (Tromsø, 20.04.2012).

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12322) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2012
Bottled 330ml (Kaisla, batch 176, bottled on 05-12-11)
A bottle shared with tiong. Dark ruby color, small brown head. Rum, cellar, licorice and raisins in the nose. Medium-bodied. Hides ABV very well. Rum. caramel, light cellar - Innis&Gun on drugs. Mellow. Something Lost Abbeysh here, not so much from BD. Good rum beer, but certainly not the worth of 26 euros ...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7663) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2012
33 cl bottle consumed on May 4, 2012. Thanks to _angst_!
Bottled on 05-12-11
Clear very dark brown color, light brown head. Alcohol, light acidic, rum , solvents scent. Grainy, malty, red wine, butter taste, also alcohol. Warming alcohol. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Too boozy. Lingering rum aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3610) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2012
330ml bottle @ Kaisla, Helsinki

<i->Batch 176, bottled on 05-12-11 Pours pitch black with a bubbly white head. Aroma of roasted malts, ripe fruits, rum, wood, oak, earthy notes. Taste is malty, slightly sweet and roasty with heavy rum notes, hints of wood, ash, ripe fruits, molasses and chocolate. Finish is malty and sweet with ripe fruits, slight roastiness and heavy rum notes. Reminds me a bit of Lost Abbey’s barrel aged barley wines. A bit unbalanced but still quite tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16225) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty woody rum aroma. Roasted malty woody licorice and caramel flavor with hints of rum. Has a roasted malty woody licorice finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dashimus (218) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2012
Pours as a thick, sweet, sticky beer. Creamy small head that is short lived. Strong aromas of galaxy chocolate, hints of coffee. Huge malty flavour with liquor undertone of rum and sherry. Complex finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, wood, alcohol - rum - sweet rum. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dark malt, rum, sweet malty, balanced. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20120316]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (952) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2012
From a 330ml bottle on 2/5/2012 (batch no.176, bottled 5/12/2011). Pours a very dark amber with very little head. Has a biggish aroma of rum, brown sugar and caramel. In the mouth, it’s incredibly sweet, with more brown sugar, caramel, toffee and a hint of dark fruit. There’s curious little in the way of balancing bitterness though, just a dollop of rummy alcohol. The texture is quite thick and sticky, and the carbonation is on the high side. It actually reminds me more a Belgian Abbey ale than a big porter. I’m normally a sucker for big, sweet beers, and this certainly fits the bill, but it’s a bit too one dimensional and lacking in complexity for me to get too excited about it. Good but not great.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (1915) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
On tap at Brewdog Camden, London. Pours a deep dark brown colour with a small beige head. Foam dissipates fairly quickly. Aroma is on the sweet side and extremely deep and complex. Booze, cooffee, toffee, caramel, wood, porto wine. Taste follows the nose: big cold complex sweet flavors. Vanilla, booze, caramel and coffee. Mouthfeel is medium to full, quite sticky, with soft carbonation. Overall, definitely great brew, even if I’d expect more bitter roasty notes coming out of a porter.


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