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RATINGS: 813   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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It’s an unassuming road leading to the priory. Here, off the corner of two intersecting roads, dedicated monks have been making beer for over 150 years. It’s always been a simple life – the kind that requires they brew only enough to sustain the activities of their monastery In the silence of passing seasons, they pray, they brew and retire in a solitary existence behind the sheltering walls. They live a most interesting life. Most likely one we wouldn’t sustain. Nearby, each summer, the trellised fields spring to life as rows of resinous green cones are trained toward the heavens. Rumor is some monks love these hops and being surrounded by budding yellow aromas and the leafy pungent fields inspires them. Since we weren’t sensible enough to locate our brewery near hop fields, we can only offer this blond ale in celebration of our Abbey brethren and their steadfast Devotion.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8316) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Tap at the Lost Abbey/Port Brewing tasting room, 18/04/14. Clear pale golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is pale malts, light perfume, grass, citric peel, peach. Taste comprises tangy apricot, mandarin, straw, floral tones, light hop presence. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent Belgian offering with a hoppy overcoat.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (3551) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark golden color with a very thick frothy white head, despite a careful pour. Nose is very fragrant, with clove dominating there, and descending into some floral and orange/citrus elements. Taste is moderately strong, which is nice, and has some slightly sweet elements up front, with a slightly bitter/citrusy finish. Interesting, but not my bag.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3190) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
On draft at the brewery. Pours a hazy gold with an off white head. Aroma of banana. Flavors of bubblegum and butterscotch. Bright, effervescent mouthfeel. Crisp bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rightious1230 (14) - Escondido, USA - APR 7, 2014
Pale yellow, yeast bomb, esters phenolic rules the beer. Not bad. Just a tad to one dimensional. Still good, still enjoyed it. I tend to go for the more powerful Belgians. But still try this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KombatAle (116) - New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 6, 2014
750 ml bottle Pale golden with white foam. Grainy estery nose. Soft mouthfeel, grains, esters, yellow fruits, hoppy, yeast. dry end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (764) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pours a golden color with a white head. Yeast, malt, light hop and spice flavors and aroma. Light body and average carbonation. Yeast and light hop finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (998) - Nevada, USA - MAR 28, 2014
It’s almost a burnt aroma that comes from the cloudy orange beer. Citrus and spice from Belgium yeast. Medium body finishes with pepper and anise. Not the best Lost Abbey has to offer but still enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1838) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2014
March 24, 2014 - on tap at the tasting room. Clear golden orange pour with some head and lacing. Aroma was grain, malt and hops. Taste was consistent with aroma

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2726) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle (750 ml). Hazy golden/orange with a medium off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is of Belgian yeast, honeyed malt, fruits and herbal/floral notes. Taste is slightly sweet with honeyed malt, yeast, herbal/floral presence and a light spicy finish. Medium body. Good carbonation. Slightly dry finish. Good and easily drinkable Belgian Ale. A tad too heavy for my liking, but the balance isn’t bad either and it’s quite tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
renffisch (795) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Cask at the local, San Diego. Hazy gold colour good head. Yeasty wet bread dough nose! Lemon and pine in flavour with a bittersweet finish. Nice


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