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RATINGS: 934   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Lost Abbey’s once a year Anniversary beer. A new generation of Dark Farmhouse Belgian-Style Beer that had Brettanomyces (a special Belgian brewer’s yeast) added at bottling. (from newsletter) (from bottle: Ale Brewed with Raisins) 10 commandments: 1. The most imaginative beers are our crusade. 2. We believe we are all in this together. 3. We strive for honesty and integrity in our lives like you. 4. Fresh beer is great, aged beer is better. 5.Now that you have found us, help us spread the message. 6. There is good and evil in the world, our beers are good. 7. Passion isn’t something you can buy at the corner store. 8. We believe an inspired life is worth living. 9. Life is about choices. The Lost Abbey is a great choice. 10. We are not perfect but no one is.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (10891) - Toronto, Ontario, - APR 9, 2008
Lots of raisins in there, i think 10% of the ingredients. Muddy dark looking with soapy head. SOur in the finish. Lots of lace. ALcohol in the nose. Nice caramel, sugar, dark fruit, rum-ness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lownote (493) - Austin, Alabama, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Stone fruit aroma. Nearly black but red along the edges with a lace of head. Lots of yeast flavor with some tartness, spices, and big cherry flavors. Wine like body. Barely carbed. Pretty dry but has a woodiness I often associate with sweetness. Sort of red wine or bourbony.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OminouSC2 (402) - SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2016
Brown color. Caramel aromas, yeast, fruit and spices, slight alcohol. Taste is sweet, caramel, fruits, yeast, spices, warming alcohol that lingers during the finish. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1702) - Linden, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2016
large bottle at home... strange: when cold head is thick and creamy, when open for +/- an hour and at room temperature, it pours flat like a pancake. Carbo remains lively. Very cloudy dark brown with an amber greyish hue. Intense spiced nose, dates, figs, some fortified wine alcohol scent. Medium body. Fairly high on alcohol. Taste is roasted malts, rhum drenched raisins, slight caramel. Alcohol burn in the finish. Powerful beer. Winter Warmer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (628) - NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
Bottle. Thank you Ian. Pours dark with an offwhite head. Aroma of dark fruits, alcohol, malts, candy sugar. Taste is moderate sweet, moderate bitter, malts, caramel, dark fruits, alcohol. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2016
Pours a nice dark reddish amber color. Aromas of fruit, and some other hints, maybe some spices, maybe caramel. Flavor is a bittersweet, malty, and a hint of hops with a nice bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2628) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown, red color. Thin brown head. Medium sweetness. Light bitterness. Long dry finish. Aroma is raisins, malty, wood, fruits.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rami_pl (1658) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 29, 2016
butelka, warka z 2015. taka sobie piana na brazowo-miedzianym, przeswitujacym w zwezeniach piwie. aromaty bardzo bogate, od nieco czekoladowych, przez ciasto, przyprawowosc (zlozona i silna, wlacznie z rozmarynem, wanilia, jakimis ziolowymi nalecialosciami, anyzkiem, moze nawet - na szczescie w tle dalekim - kolendra), przez intensywne rodzynki, mocna owocowosc (suszone sliwki, wisnie, kandyzowane figi), via karmel po alkohol, calkiem szlachetny a la porto. Aromat zapowiadal ulepek, i piwo jest slodkie, ale nieprzesadnie. srednio wysycone, troszke lepkie, umiarkowanie pelne, z zaznaczona goryczka nieco ziolowa w wydzwieku, dosc dlugimi alkoholowo-rodzynkowo-owocowymi posmakami. Jedno z tych piw. co jak patrze na powyzszy opis, to sobie mysle, ze to ni cholery nie oddaje wlasciwej palety tego, co pije - chyba kwestia w takiej a nie innej palecie, akcentach... generalnie - chyba pierwszy BDSA zza wielkiej wody, ktory nie ustepuje najlepszym z ojczyzny. klasa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is caramel, raisins, light smoke, honey, taste is sweet, fruity, caramel, dark fruit, hint of herbs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1788) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle @home. Black impressive huge beige. Dark fruite raisins. Vinouse. Flavours of tar Spice dried fruit. Heavy mouthfeel. Very dry tanniner finish. The rosemary well hidden. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukasmh (780) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2016
Botlle. Pours dark brown with light brown head. Aroma has winenotes, sugar, raisins, grapes ,port, dusty and light herbal. Taste is very sweet, peach, candy, sweet raisins and plums. Light toasty and grapes in finish along some booze.

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