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Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #8 (Number of the Beast)



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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 411   ABV: 13.7%
At a Glance The Beer: A fresh track, Track 8 is a spicy monster — A base of Judgment Day aged in freshly emptied bourbon barrels then spiked with liberal additions of cinnamon stick and dried chili pepper. ABV: 13.7% Released: August 18, 2012 Liner Notes We’ve never released a Bourbon Barrel version of our Judgment Day. So we thought it might be interesting to take the base beer for Cuvee de Tomme age in first fill Bourbon Barrels and let mother nature take over. Of course, because this is a Rock and Roll inspired Box Set beer, we couldn’t just leave well enough alone. Upon sampling the base beer, it became apparent that the raisins used to brew the base beer were going to drive the flavor bus of this beer. The conversations turned to Oatmeal Raisin cookies and the essence of a freshly baked treat. So we added some cinnamon sticks to the barrels and threw in some dried chiles as well. At 13.70 ABV this beer has amazing depth of flavor and presents a unique drinking experience for consumers who may be seeking enlightenment on Judgment Day.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ShelfTurd69 (8) - Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2016 does not count
I only rate the beers that make me say wow... So mybratongs are biased to the beers I enjoy. This is one of them. So big, such a broad palate, but so do well balanced. Smells like aromatic cookies/cinnamon rolls. Pours with small head, can smell the aroma from a distance. It was a favorite at a recent share. Palate guves you raisins, oak, cinnamon and a nice balance to the sweet with just a touch of black oeooer heat on the finish. If this beer werent so costly, id have tons of it in my cellar. IIt’sabeauty any stout/quad lover should have a go with at least once. Put it in your "must have" list if youve not already tried it. Highly recommended!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nate (3994) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2016
On tap at POUR on Center (1/31/16). Mild nose, sweet with oak, raisin, and plum. Dark cloudy brown with thin head. Medium heavy body with medium carbonation. Sweet raisin, oak, tobacco. Some green-herbal chile notes but not spicy. Warming alcohol and soooo smooooth. Nice sweet finish and after.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tstamba (669) - Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Bottle to a tulip. Opaque mahogany brown with mocha head and lacing. Full of flavor, dark dried fruit, vanilla, bourbon, balanced with cinnamon and chili pepper. Delicious !!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3113) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2016
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Deep hazy ruby black colour, with a thin tan head. Aroma has caramel malt, chocolate, roasted malt, and fruity berry. Tastes warming chilli spicy, vanilla, and cherries. Decent thick body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rlgk (16554) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle shared with Marcus and Robin. Dark brown/mahogny beer with a nice lasting beige head. Raisin and cinnamon, vanilla, bourbon, woody, caramel, vinous, dades, biscuits, chili notes, some prunes. Fruity milk chocolate and cinnamon flavor, grapes, chili, biscuits, warming alcohol, bourbon, vanilla, woody notes, raisins and dades. Oh yes what a wonderful beer. Perfect balance, huge body and loads of flavors. Amazing!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dazz3 (1789) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2016
Bottled. Pours dark brown with a small light brown head. Smells caramel malty, dark chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, cherries. Tastes alcohol, vanilla, cherries, caramell malt, coconut, roasted malt and a bit spicy with a similar finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
IngetSlick (107) - - MAR 5, 2016
Bottled thx rlgk. Dark brown body. Beige bubbly head. Smells of vanilla, marshmallows, whiskey, coffee, chocolate, spices. Tastes nuts, whiskey, vanilla, coffee, spicy. Amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2517) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 4, 2016
Quad rating #50. Bottle (from Beergium.com, thanks for this awesome free beer!!!). Pours dark ruby-black with brownish beige head. The head stays. Aroma is sour, fruits, cherries, spices, cinnamon, chocolate, hint of chili. Flavor is somewhat sweet and bitter, very noticeable spices, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins, malt, caramel, touch of bourbon. No sign of alcohol, only some warmth in finish. Finish is malty with some dry bitterness and more spices. Overall: great brew. Bourbon is very well constrained and hardly noticeable (read: it doesn’t feel like someone poured bourbon in my beer). The only thing missing is real "wow effect", otherwise this would get even better rating.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (585) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2016 Tasted from bottle. Pours just like a cola. Dark brown with very fizzy khaki head that quickly fades with little lacing. Aroma is dark fruit, caramel, chocolate, bourbon, a little chile, spices. Very complex strong aroma. Taste is also very complex. A little alcohol/chile burn at the end. Moderately sweet with mild bitterness. Flavors of raisins, plums, caramel, maple syrup, bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, chiles. Nice complex big beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (890) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2016
Flaska bishops Örebro. Brunsvart grumlig vätska. Doft av fat, knäck och kaffe. I smak känns framförallt kokos men ocksä burbounfat, knäck och bitter choklad

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