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RATINGS: 684   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Our first release of the embodiment of good versus evil in a barrel-aged blend. Part bourbon barreled The Serpentís Stout, and part brandy barreled The Angelís Share, this is our most anticipated release of the summer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (6534) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Black with a brown head. Aroma of cocoa, dark chocolate, cookies, vanilla and a dark fruit note. Sweet flavor with chocolate, cookies, dark fruits, vanilla, wood, bourbon and a slightly alcoholic warming finish. Full-bodied. Really good.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zoucrew102 (694) - - FEB 1, 2015
375ml corked bottle, 2014 vintage. Another great beer from lost abbey! Great aroma of bourbon, oak, vanilla, dark fruit and a little bit booze. Pours black with virtually no head but what's there is light brown with no lacing. Starts with dark fruit and bourbon flavors with hints of vanilla. Finishes extremely smooth with oak flavors joining the party with some booze lingering on the palate. Great beer, rich and flavorful.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
IvoR (81) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2015
One of the most amazing beers Iíve had. This brew has it all: maltiness, fruit, oak, and even a touch of citrussy bitterness from the hops. Leaves a nice but not overwhelming finish. Outstanding!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mstrcrwly (386) - New York, USA - JAN 24, 2015
2014 bottle poured into a snifter..jet black with a thin khaki head..aroma of booze,coffee,caramel,dark fruits,molasses..taste of vanilla,caramel,oak,toffee and as it warmed coffee,chocolate,cherry notes come through..top notch.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OKBeerFan (61) - - JAN 23, 2015
2013 vintage. Wonderful brew. Nice barrel character accompanied with dark fruits, plum, raisin, prunes, figs, dates, and toffee and dark brown sugar. Well crafted brew. Wish I had more than 1. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
WABeerFiend (274) - - JAN 16, 2015
Poured into a wine glass on 05.19.14. A: Midnight black with no red in the glass. No head, only a tan ring at the top, typical of Lost Abbey. S: Strong vanilla, brandy, bourbon, wood barrel. Amazingly complex! T: Vanilla, dark cherry, plum dominate. Oak barrel, milk chocolate, raisin are subtle. M: SIlky smooth. Itís like velvet. Somewhat chewy. O: This is a beer for a special event. To say that it is complex does not do it justice. I got a wash after wash of flavor. It was very difficult to pick apart. I didnít think that the blend of Serpentís Stout and Angelís Share would work, but oh man it does.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
weark (384) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Black color with a fast disappearing brown head, small lacing - Aroma is powerfull, vanilla, bourbon, oak, chocolate, cherry, coffee, roasted malt and alcohol really entertaining - Flavor is cherry chocolate, vanilla, oaky, dried fruits, alcohol, amazing - Full body, medium bitterness ( problably more, well hidden by the alcohol), flat carbonation, sweet and silky, long cherry chocolate finish - so good, the blend is well balanced, exciting beer really complex

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (2316) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
Sample at semi-S&G tasting (since the music was shut down halfway through). APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, no head. NOSE: chocolate, coffee. TASTE: chocolate, coffee, sweet, alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bjakk (425) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 28, 2014
Dark-red small head. Aroma of raisins and alcohol. Malt, burned caramel alcohol, raisins and vanilla in the taste. A complex one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (2792) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle from Smokes n Suds. A reassuring pop of the cork before pouring a very dark brown, thin brown cap. The nose is rich, bourbon and chocolate malt. Lightly sweet, but also oak and char. The taste is also rich, a little more emphasis on the bourbon and chocolate malt. Less smoke/char and a bit of bittersweet. Rounded edges. On the downside itís a bit thin... Finishes with a very soothing bourbon and chocolate note.


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