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RATINGS: 1039   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Once upon a time it was the most award winning Pizza Port beer of all time. Now it has found a new home at The Lost Abbey. A massive brown ale base that is made from four fermentable sugars including Malted Barley, Raisins, Candi Sugar and Sour Cherries, this beer is fully fermented before being placed in Bourbon barrels where the beer ages for one year with the Sour Cherries and the wild Brettanomyces yeast that we inoculate the barrels with. One of the most complex and unique beers we make each year.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (2713) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 10, 2014
12.7 oz bottle (2014) poured into a Belgian snifter. Pours dark brown with no head. Aromas of vinegar, dark fruit, bourbon, cherries. Tastes of dark fruit, cherries, vinegar, Brett, light oak. Medium body with a slightly warm and very dry finish. No carbonation.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrFecesious (1191) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
Draught at hopping pig. Pours a deep cloudy reddish brown. Aroma of sour cherries, wood, raisin, bourbon. Taste is sweet and sour. Palate is sticky, astringent, leaving a slick refreshment and salivation for more.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1816) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
Tap at Lord Hobo. Pours a nice dark brown/reddish with small beige rim that leaves good lacing. Nose is of grapes, red wine, cherries and some sugar. Taste is of grapes, vinous, not too acetic but with a nice Flanders Red character still. More red fruits. Moderately sweet and not too boozy for such a hefty brew. Body is medium-full, carbonation moderate and mouthfeel slightly syrupy. Overall it was every bit as good as I thought it would be. Nice!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontape (437) - Valley Village, California, USA - APR 5, 2015
Draft at TDA’s 5th. Better or draft than the bottle I’ve had, carb helps. Bourbon and sour cherries lead on the nose, tadte brings in the raisins. But and pleasantly tart. Some lingering funk, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smcolw (567) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Very cloudy, light brown color. Modest head but plenty of spotty lace on the glass. The liquid is brown. Slightly sour with a bit raspberry and cherry to the nose. The flavor follows the smell. Not extreme like some. There’s an element of darker malts. I detect no bitterness. A mild sour.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
721Lance (72) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Seemed bottle conditioned....slight cloudy brown, decent effervescence. Some wine and brandy notes really nice. Some leTher and funk oak too. Excellent beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (121) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Raisins plums prunes sour cherries all over the aroma and palate. Very tart and crisp with all kinds of delicious fruits! Nice white head and carbonation. Bottle was older so had time I guess to get the yeast working. Glad I waited.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1781) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle. Dark red brown color. Almost no head. Medium high sour, light sweet, medium bitter. Spicy finish. Aroma is brett, banana, grapes, wood, barnyard, spices, cherries. It’s very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (880) - Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2015
06 bottle. A nice tart and hoppy flavor. Deep strong sipper. Crispy apple flavor. Very smooth. Acidic and woody.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (1278) - Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Tap. Pours dark hazy brown with tan head. Aroma is very prunes, raisins, chocolate. Taste is medium sour, good flavor, medium bodied, high carbonation. Overall, good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (140) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
12.7 fl oz bottle enjoyed @ home. Pours cloudy/murky brown with no head. Aroma is sour cherries, figs, dried dates, caramel and raisins. Flavour is sour! Medium bodied, sticky texture, no carbonation. Finish is long and very sour with dark fruits. Complex and enjoyable.


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