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Lost Abbey Carnevale (2008)

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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
For centuries Venetians lightened the dark of winter with an elaborate upending of social order. In donning a disguise for Carnevale, for one night a pauper could become a prince, a learned man a fool, a proper lady a passionate lover...and no one would be the wiser. This beer is our tribute to that grand celebration of the unexpected. A Saison-style blonde ale with American hops and... well, thats all you really need to know. Now put on your mask, raise your glass, and toast to the magic of a winter’s night mystery. Le Carnevale!

Editors’ Note: this beer has not been produced since 2008 and DOES NOT CONTAIN BRETT, all bottles produced after maybe rated on the Carnevale 2009+ entry.


JRock72's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JRock72 (605) - - SEP 18, 2011
Bottle thanks to Andrew. Poured hazy golden yellow with little head that retained. Nice spicy, floral yeast notes with little bit of grain flavours in the finish. Very enjoyable. Slight alcoholic finish.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (5974) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head. Plain malty base, light sweetness, hints of fruit, toast, and a quick muted finish. Not bad for its age.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TrappistenOli (320) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Blond, erfrischend, etwas fruchtig und leichte säure, gut trinkbar, gute rezenz ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyCraft (3166) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle. 25.4 oz. Pours clean orange golden, with a thin, wispy, lacy white head. Aroma of corriander, sage, clove, lemon zest, slight funk, and traces of yeast. Medium bodied with a mildly spicy, crisp, refreshingly smooth and thirst-quenching palate. Finishes a bit dry and florally. Excellent saison.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2365) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2012
Auction winner. This is solid just like the everything else they make. Nice dark fruit and plum taste with belgian spice and bread. A pleasant sweet, sugary aroma. Really good!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2012
Thanks to kiefdog for bringing this one to the tasting. Pours hazy yellow with white head. Nose is citrus, booze, hay, slight funk, brett, and some fruity notes. Flavor is the same with a mild brett presence, and funk. Sweetness, apple, pepper, yeast, and more sweetness give this beer a nice summer evening feel. Medium bodied and very enjoyable for a brett-spiked beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
RayOhm (474) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2011
not much of an aroma but this was a real pleasent beer. spices and yeast where nicely balanced. nothing really dominated another flavour. Thanks Andrew!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontbeertaster (2323) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2011
Bought about a month ago but it does not say 2009 on the label and there is nothing about brett on it at all. So I assume this is the right rating. It pours a bright yellow with a white foam head, smell of yeast and lots of flowers. The beer is filled with yeasty tastes along with a bit of fruit punch in there. Very wild mix. good offering

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (757) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2011
750 ml bottle pours a golden amber color with a frothy white head. Aromas of lemon, pepper. Medium bodies, with real spicy finish

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2011
bottle during RBSG’11 - caramel malts, lemon citrus. astringent bit boozey med thick body. Tasty... liked this a bit better than the Brett version.


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