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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 411   ABV: 13.7%
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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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (7360) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Sampled from the tap at FOBAB 2012. Pours a near clear deep amber with a brown head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of cinnamon and chillies with some backing sweet grains and bourbon. Flavor is again heavily spiced with some raisins and sweet grains backed by bourbon. Spice became overwhelming.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2869) - California, USA - FEB 7, 2015
7 Feb 2015, bottle. brown. nose is chocolate, tart, sweet fruit (raspberries?). thin/med body and mildly fizzy. chocolate, raisins, faint cinnamon, faint tobacco, oatmeal malt. some alcohol. really nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
knickskicks (813) - - JAN 31, 2015
Mahogany. Huge raisins, some booziness. Taste is raisins, vanilla, tempered booze, cola. Sticky mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Experiment_Ale (1068) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2015
At Matt’s for payoffs. Pours dark dark brown no head. Aroma is musky almond twangy, hint of raison. Taste is twangy fizzy edge of funk, thin raisins, tanic, sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3882) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Pours black to brown with a beige head, aroma of roasted coconut, vanilla, wood and dried fruits, flavor of plums, wood, coconut, bourbon and wine, medium to full bodied. Nice

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (37073) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014

Bottle 375ml. corked.

[ As Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #8 (Number of the Beast) ].
Light unclear medium brown color with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, almonds - marzipan, raisin, moderate yeasty, spicy, cinnamon, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, spicy, clove, christmas spices, vanilla, bourbon, cinnamon. Body is medium, texture is oily - creamy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20141220]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6404) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 29, 2014
375, corked and baled. Pours a jet black with a dense and creamy burnt tan head that fades quickly away. Big sweet nose, tons of raisins, followed by apricots and cinnamon. Creamy, somewhat thin body with some lively carb. Hot attack, a little boozy, showing raisins, cinnamon, apricots, and vanilla. Very sweet. Body is a bit thin, booze shows hot, and flavor leans to the sweet,

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Pours a very dark brown with small head. Oatmeal raisin cookies with an earthy peppery kick on the nose. Rich chocolate, vanilla, molasses, raisins, oatmeal, slight chilli all precisely balanced. Bit of alcoholic note on the back but nothing near it’s 13%. Low carbonation, medium mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10390) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a small, frothy off-white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, sweet toffee and caramel malt, dates, figs and prunes with nutmeg and cinnamon. Flavor is sweet malt, nutmeg and cinnamon, brown sugar, vanilla and bourbon, light oak notes and a sweet finish. Full body and light carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (1877) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - DEC 22, 2014
At a tasting, thanks DSG, bubbly light brown head, opaque extremely dark brown color, aroma of coconut, vanila and wood, with a hint of dark fruit, and some light spiciness coming through,flavor of coconut and bourbon with some chillie spiciness, dark bitter chocolate and apricot jam, very sweet but not cloying. The bourbon character is much too strong at start but allows other traits to come through in time, still a bit too one dimensional though quite enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
neongolden (651) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
(Bottle @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Dec 15 2014) Pours a deep brown with basically no head. Aroma has dark malt, caramel, raisins, dark fruit, vanilla/oak, cinnamon, moderate bourbon. On the palate, rich dark malts bring caramel, stewed dark fruit, a hint of chocolate. Raisins quite prominent, a decent helping of vanilla and bourbon in the middle with cinnamon. Malt sweetness lingering in the finish and the chilies build up to a pleasant, moderate spice, level, cinnamon and a touch of bourbon. Medium-full body, lightly creamy with no carb. Gorgeous, I really like the integration of cinnamon and chili and the bourbon barrel is held to a supporting role. Way too drinkable for the ABV, interesting and yet has no rough edges.


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