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RATINGS: 722   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2011
Small dark tan head, fades quickly dark dark brown nearly black with choc edges... Dark fruits and bourbon, some vanilla, choc, licorice, choc comes out as it warms... Intense though a bit muddled, semi sweet, some dark fruits, bourbon, light vanilla, and chocolate... Lively, full bodied, some alc though not overly present, a little creamy... WOW, loads of flavor, loads of aroma, intense...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMCC2181 (1561) - Newark, Delaware, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Bottle from HH22... thanks tim... Shared at SL. Aroma is boooooozy, wow... lots of alcohol notes with some roasted malts and some chocolate... Nice pour though.... Black, decent head. Taste reminded me of the angels share.... Boozy, alcohol notes, roasted malts with some nice chocolate bitterness. If the alcohol wasnt such a factor this beer would kick a$$. Medium body, kind of creamy, low carbonation. Either way a unique beer that I enjoyed. Thanks Tim

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (3134) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Bottle shared by Tooch4321...thanks Adam! - Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Brandy is apparent in the nose, along with tons of sweet dark malt and a bit of smokiness. The brandy/bourbon mix is much more pronounced in the taste, with tons of dark malt and yeasty, dark rye bread. Itís flat as hell with a syrupy, thick body. Fun and complex, but fairly boozy and a little overbearing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2396) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Black in color with slight tan head. Woody vanilla complexity. Incredibly smooth, roasty dominated with boozy wood and vanilla tones. A great smooth, complex beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nickls (2064) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2011
Bottle. Almost black, darky brown with a lightish tan head. Dark candied raisings, slight bourbon in the aroma, rounding sweetness, and a touch of dark fruits. A bit more savory in the flavor, boozey, dark fruit, hint of chocolate. Viscous and thicker body with tiny carbonation bubbles. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tastybeer (1852) - Indiana, USA - MAY 3, 2011
Bottle, thanks for sharing tarheels. Pours dark brown/mahogany with a small, quickly disappearing yellow head. Aroma is buttery, bourbon, coconut, vanilla, a lot going on here. Just great. Flavor is sharp alcohol, bourbon, chocolate, coffee. Palate is oily. I canít really get into this, the aroma is great but the beer itself is a hot boozy mess.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
biggirlpanties (194) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 3, 2011
Thanks to tarheels86. The pour is a moderately opaque dark brown with a frothy head that quickly disappears. Aroma is caramel is coffee, some roast, nothing too intense but definitely pleasant. Taste is caramel and lots of bourbon. You can definitely taste the Serpentís Stout in there as well, which I loved. Palate is great. Smooth, and full-bodied. I definitely enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 2, 2011
375mL. The pour is a tepid, hazy, deep mahogany with a lively, small, deep yellow head. Little retention and lace. Nice, low carbonation for this style. Aroma is very full and rich: heavy buttery bourbon, rich coconut oil, cinnamon, apple butter, old port. Approaching a 9/10 on the nose. Taste is rich, chocolate, butter, hazelnut, Nutella, dark chocolate ganache. Palate is rich, full, sharp, lightly tannic, oily to the extreme. Soft. Mild alcohol warming and slight rich booziness. Really delicious. Reminds me a bit of BA Santaís Little Helper with less carbonation and little more alcohol kick. So good- I wish it came in 750s. Canít wait to try some more of this in a couple of months or so. Doesnít really need to cellar that much anymore. This is very much good to go.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kramer (5499) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost black, with a small fizzy brown head that retained as a thin covering. The nose is quite dense with a hefty maltiness dueling it out with the barrel character. Thereís a bit more brandy barrel coming thru than bourbon. Rich vanilla and charred wood with deep burnt caramel and thick roastiness. The flavor comes across as quite boozy at first sip with thick syrupy malt. The flavor is definately leaning towards the Angels Share, but the deep roastiness is a nice addition to the mix. Lots of burnt caramel and heavy dark fruits. Quite decadent in itís intensity. Full bodied and thickly syrupy with nice slightly fizzy carbonation that helps cut the heaviness well. Long lingering warmth that you can feel all the way down your throat. This is actually one of the better Lost Abbey beers that Iíve had in a while. The small bottle format is welcome on this one though, a 750 of this might be a little tough to finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minch25 (577) - Medford, Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2011
Real dark brown; thin brown head. Very dense sweet aroma, alcohol, bourbon, raisins, oak. Hot. Big punch of heat to the throat. Thick, dense, sweet. Very ballsy beer.

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