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BrewDog / Lost Abbey Lost Dog

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Porter
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
bottled and keg,special
Aged for almost a year in rum barrels

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2012
In short: A sticky sipper like so many others.
How: Bottle 330ml, consumed approximately 6 months after the beer release, relatively fresh for a beer like this
The look: Near black body topped by a small beige head
In long: Nose has a lot of black liquorice candy and a good amount of roast. Taste has plenty of sweet raisins, soft black liquorice candies, burnt wood, tar, soy sauce, a shot of black Sambuca, black berries. Body is thick-slimy and carbonation is rather soft. Alcohol is very apparent and it really bites in the finish. Strong sweetness sensation with sticky candies in the after-taste. I could feel some wood in there but not specifically Rum barrels. All in all this is just another big monster beer, moderately enjoyable when you want to slowly sip on a big beer. I enjoyed this one on my hotel balcony in FlŚm with view on the magnificent fjord, yep, there are some things money canít buy, and Iím really happy beer isnít one of them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (24853) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2012
Bottled@Cosmic Comic Cafe, Turku (backlog from summer). Deep rubyish brown colour, close to black, with a small beige head. Aroma is liquorice, ripe dark fruits, some vanilla, mild alcohol as well as mild toasted notes. Flavour is chocolate, ripe dark fruits, liquorice, alcohol, toffee, ashes and some rather sweet vanillaish and a but rum like sticky sweet notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (6814) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle @ home. The pourís deep brown with a tiny tan head that quickly disappears. The nose is of boozy wood, rum, hot raisin cake, hints of vinous berry and mild cocoa powder, cinnabon. The taste is very sweet raisin bran cereal, boozy wood. You definitely get accents of rum. Runny toffee. Mild chocolate. A bit thin on the long finish. This drinks to itís abv. Soft body. Overall, a decent porter, though not one Iíll rush back to.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kingstoni (1927) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2012
Bottle. Very dark brown coffee color with no head. Aroma of raisin, syrup and caramel. Strong complex sweet aroma including raisin, caramel, nuts and butter. Warming finish from alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3473) - FINLAND - OCT 12, 2012
Bottle 330 ml. Pours very dark brown in color with small beige head. Vanilla, rum, some sweetness as from dark fruits. Raisins, dark chocolate, some wood and again more vanilla in flavor as well. Perhaps also some sort of fudge in taste. Sweet and slightly bitter in aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ansjelaah (1747) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2012
Gedronken met de ZztV. Donkerbruin, bijna tot geen schuimkraag, koffie, mokka, beetje barrel aged.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
erickok (5169) - Leuven, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2012
Brown bodied and no head at all. Light roasted, some raisin and brown sugar. Quite mellow but rounded off. Taste is more pronounced, concentrated fruits and sweet base. Medium long ending. (At ZZT V)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (12755) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
33cl bottle [from trade with Fonefan] @ ZZT V. Very dark brown color, great red glare coming through, small off-white to light brown colored head. Smell malts, roasted malts, coffee, lightly chocolate. Taste malts, roasty, a bit sweet, alcohol. Full body, medium to full carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (5506) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
@ZZT V. Brown colour, no head. Smells wood, roasty, some coffee. Tastes sweet, slightly roasty, some dark chocolate. Full body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (13969) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2012
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is rum, alcohol, dried fruits, sugar, chocolate, licorice. Flavour is rum , alcohol, dried fruits, sugar, chocolate, licorice. Full body. very nice beer.

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