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RATINGS: 739   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 Serpent’s Stout, and part brandy barreled The Angel’s Share, this is our most anticipated release of the summer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2516) - 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 (2336) - 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 (1853) - 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 can’t 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 Serpent’s 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
GT (9982) - 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 Santa’s Little Helper with less carbonation and little more alcohol kick. So good- I wish it came in 750s. Can’t wait to try some more of this in a couple of months or so. Doesn’t 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 (5770) - 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. There’s 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 it’s 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 I’ve 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beerdedone (3204) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2011
Corked & caged bottle. Pours a deep dark brown almost black with a creamy tan head. Sweet aroma of caramel, dark fruit, raisins, bourbon and chocolate. Very sweet and rich flavor of dark chocolate, overripe dark fruit, vanilla, caramel, bourbon/brandy, oak, and a hint of brown sugar with a nice warming alcohol finish, Excellent brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (6469) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2011
Bottle, thanks to thirdeye11, another one Fratto and I are at odds on, black wih no head, has a woody bourbon nose with chocolate, vanilla and more whiskey for flavors

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6656) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 19, 2011
Almost black color with barely a tan head. Mild dark caramel, tart dark fruit, buttery, mild roast aromas. medium bodied. Decent buttery dark toffee, mildly tart dark fruit, chocolate flavors--lingering finish.

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