Prufrockstar (628) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
On draft at Bigwood 12/6/2012, from notes [2 of 11].
Muddy mahogany color. Big bubbly ring around edge. Thin patchy wispy/hazy head in center (like the last bit of fog from a dry ice machine). Sweet dark fruit aroma when swirled, otherwise tart raspberry. Not quite floral, but something bucolic, light, and airy about this. Taste/Palate: I wish I liked eating fruit more, because my vocabulary is sorely lacking, and all I can say is there’s more than raspberry but I don’t know what. The finish blossoms beautifully after a bracing tart start. Really amazing finish reminiscent of cherry/raspberry pie. Great lively carbonation and perfect mouth coating. This is beautiful. I can’t believe how it really seems to bloom in my mouth during each sip.
seth_lfod (317) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Muddled reddish brown pour with a pinkish head. Smell was like floor wax, raisins, and raspberry. Taste was like straight raspberry jam. Slightly sweet and just tart enough.
baraciisch (1505) - USA - MAR 1, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Dark reddish brown in color... Aroma of raspberry, oak, caramel... Flavor is intensely tart raspberries, hint of vinegar, rich sticky mouthfeel, sweetness, oak on finish... Phenomenally good
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Aaron68 (471) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Shared bottle @ "Schouskjelleren", Oslo. February 17, 2014
Beer froma tulip glass
Dark brown in color with a small white head and medium carbonation.
Aroma is a bit vinous,tart,raspberries,oak and some malt.
Tastes a bit tart,malt,oak and fruity with a dry finish.
A good brew and style.
Ontbeertaster (2257) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 18, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle, shared by jsprime, a nice medium red pour, taste is very fruity and the funk is just right, very enjoyable, thanks
mds (2154) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 18, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draught at City Beer Store in San Francisco. So much fresh tart raspberry in this. F’ing awesome. Pours a deep red with a web of head. Juicy as all hell. Layers of drinkability in this. I could have far more than 7 oz. Lingering raspberry in the finish.
Errl (1278) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap..Pour is dark red with bubbles..Pour is juicy raspberries, barrel, earthy, berries..Taste is raspberries, tart, juicy, berries, nice tart barrel, yogurt..
Koelschtrinker (9895) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Vollmundiger, etwas dumpfer Fruchtantrunk. Dabei ist die Fruchtigkeit natürlich und nicht übertrieben, etwas alkoholisch, adstringend. Feinperlige Kohlensäure. Fruchtig bleibend, die Säuerlichkeit steigt wenig. Konstantes rundes Bier. 10/12/11/13/11/13
teorn88 (1913) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz bottle, corked and caged. It pours a deep brown color with ruby edges and a huge beige head. The foam settles down but sticks around. Aroma is big on the raspberries and acidic tones. Wood, funk, red wine, raspberries. Taste is oud bruin with raspberries, wood, little vanilla. Finishes very tart and very citric. Big burn from the acidity in the swallow. Somewhat unpleasant but the flavors keep you wanting more. Medium to full bodied with good carbonaiton. Overall, splendid flavors in this one, but the acidic level is a bit overwhelming. Could score higher if more balanced.
matt7215 (2109) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
375 ml bottle shared by jsprime. Hazy brown with an off white head. Big raspberry, sour, woody, funky nose. The flavour is near perfect. The fruit is not over done. Really a great sour. Thx Jeff.
CanIHave4Beers (2880) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Fobab 2013 Rate #8:
Pours a deep pink with a good head and nice lacing on the glass.
The aroma is funky and woody, it’s not especially fruity but it’s very inviting and pungent none the less... almost more lemony that raspberry-y
The flavor makes up for the lack of raspberry in the aroma, plenty of earthy seedy raspberry flavor offered, plenty dry & plenty tart. It’s got a nice sour character to it and drinks like a much lower abv than it is, I was surprised to see it @ 7%.
Very cool beer, one of the best I’ve had from Lost Abbey.