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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Another barrel aged beer that previously held cabernet wine. This is our Lost and Found aged in wood for a 5 month trial.

zug4abby's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zug4abby (287) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 1, 2008
Cloudy, light caramel color with a small but pleasant, slightly off-white head. Aroma is slightly sweet and sticky with a very slight caramel notes coming through, matched with just a hint of alcohol hitting the nose. Flavor is oaky, slightly sore and a little vinous. Very crisp and incredibly refreshing for a barrel aged beer. Very, very enjoyable and easy to drink. Slight brett/horseblanket notes which only serve to enhance the overall enjoyment of the beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10553) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown red and no head. The aroma is strong funk, cherry skin, oak. Thin mouth, oak, cherry, vinous, boozy finish, good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5560) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 8, 2015
375 ml. shared bottle. Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of fruit, wine, and wood. Taste is tart cherry, apple, berries, vinegar, and wood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a ring of off white head. Aroma is tart with dark fruits. Taste of tart, dark fruits, wood, and just a subtle hint of alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10251) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"murky brown pour with minimal head and lacing. no hint of what this beer used to be, which is both good and bad. it was a nice abey dubbel, and you can’t tell. but that said, this was a good sour fruity funky strong ale, for sure. aroma sweet and sour. you can definitely tell these were red wine barrels in the flavor and aroma, but we weren’t expecting this level of sourness. very oaky, acidic, and vinous, with a sweeter lasting finish that’s sour again going down the throat. i dig it! 2 bottles left, though, from the club...it’s not quite great enough to seek out at $15 a pop in the future."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6977) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 15, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2014 Bottle thanks to bull11zeye, 2012 vintage. Pours cloudy auburn, small tan head that dissipates fairly quickly leaving a touch of lacing. Aroma is tart cherry, vinous, oaky, smells a bit like supplication. Flavor dissapoints, apple, vinegar and sulphur notes are present and almost overpower the primary flavors. Not bad as it breathes, but it still feels like some bad bacteria got in there with the good ones. Lingering hard-boiled egg flavors not really helping any. Medium tart, minimal sweetness, dry finish. Little bitterness, some astringence. Medium body, LA-flat as expected. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle shared by Drewbeerme. Thanks! Pours a deep reddish brown with an off-tan colored head that falls away. Still carrying carbonation. Nose is a bit funky and winey, some light cardboard. Wine is probably the most apt descriptor here. Oak and dark fruit. A bit on the downslope but still impressive. On tasting, moderate tart notes, some brett funk and earthiness. Some paper comes through but it has help up very well. Light acidity and a winey finish. Really cool stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcartamdg (3146) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Pours a deep murky brown with no head. Aroma of red wine, currants and subtle vinegar. Taste follows, sour yet not overpowering. Complex, with a balance of wine, berries, vinegar and sour funk. Low carbonation but still delicious. Great sour! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2012
A ’07-’08 bottle at Capones after the Lost Abbey dinner, courtesy of Vincent. Nose of tart and sweet fruits. Fairly tart, with notes of cherries, plums, grapes, oak and a little vanilla. Very tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (3546) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Bottle shared by ygtbsm94. Thanks Brad! The beer is brownish red with but a small head that leaves only faint traces of lacing on the glass. The aroma is the best aspect of Amazing Grace ale. Scents include barrels, grapes, cherries, wine and alcohol. The taste did not quite live up to the promise of the aroma. The flavor is really tannic and bites at the palate with each sip. Cherries come through nicely, as well as prominent alcohol throughout. The beer is medium bodied. This could / should be a smoother ride. While I appreciate the bold showing of the red wine barrels in the nose and taste, the beer comes off a bit too harsh and tannic. A small portion was plenty for me. This was an OK, but not something that left me wanting more. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 03-21-2011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (23393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle. Courtesy of Secret Santa. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour woody wine aroma with tart hints. Fruity sour tart woody flavor. Has a fruity sour tart woody finish with weak hints of wine.

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