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RATINGS: 1120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
A massive beer in every sense of the word. A stronger and more contemplative version of our Lost and Found Ale. Judgment Day is the base beer for our Cuvee de Tomme. Many of the Trappist Breweries produce a version of beer which ages incredibly well for many years to come. And, since none of us knows when the end of the world is coming, we suggest you stock up with lots of Lost Abbey beers so that when the end of the world magically appears from no where, you’ll have a beer or two on hand for even the stingiest of angels. Available in 750ml bottles and on draft at select inspired locations.

Editor's note. This is a new incarnation of Mother of All Beers, previously brewed at Pizza Port Solana Beach.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - JAN 21, 2008
750 mL bottle. Pours a dark cherry-varnish color with small ivory head. The aroma is pretty strong raisin and black cherry with some light wood and chocolate, alcohol, brown sugar, and some general fruity esters. The flavor is cherry, wood, alcohol, and a little bit of ash. The finish is prickly and somewhat hot, and leaves a dry aftertaste. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2008
deep red body with minimal head..aroma of black cherry, chocolate, yeast, coffee cake...very sweet..flavor of toffee, sweet bread, raison, prune, figs, and cherry...beautiful, chocolately finish...superb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
nhorween (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2008 Bottle. Dark reddish pour. Resiny and thick - slightly medicinal. Tons of raisins everywhere, dark fruit, alcohol in the finish. Big malt character - toffee, brown sugar. Decent, I can see that, but I didn’t enjoy it as much as I thought I would. Rerate - a big round quad, sweetness is well balanced by the alcohol content. Clearly well brewed. 750ml, cork and cage, at Blind Tiger.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2008
on tap-pours a disappearing off white head and cloudy brown color with red tint. Aroma if funky medium malt. Taste is funky medium malt, spices, dark fruit-raisin. Not my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - JAN 17, 2008
Excellent. Brown pour with a decent tan head. Big malty nose with notes of figs, raisins. Flavor is extra rich and malty with a huge alcohol presence. Nice and robust body. Wonderful beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (12193) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 15, 2008
8th Big Beers, Belgians, and Barleywines. Pours clear brown with a small, frothy, off-white head, diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel), light hops (grass), average yeast (horse blanket, earth) with notes of dates and maple syrup. Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness and acidity, light bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2008
Bottle, drank with X-mas dinner. Pours a dark ruby/brown color witha medium sized tan colored head. Aroma of huge sweet malts, raisins, prunes, figs, light caramel and toffee. Flavor is sweet malts, caramel, raisins, figs, honey, spice. Palate is full bodied, medium carbonation, finished sweet and warming. Fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 9, 2008
750ml bottle from Pizza Port Solana Beach. What a beer! Poured a beautiful hazed mocha brown. Head was very small and tan in color. Some of the best lacing I’ve seen left on this glass. Nose was not quite as sweet as I was expecting, which was nice. I mostly got caramel, honey, spice, and of course some candied dark fruit aromas as well. Flavor was sweet and malty overall. Another great Lost Abbey brew!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SQNfan (591) - Wheaton, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2008
The beer is deep brown in color and looks just like root beer. The beer pours almost no head what-so-ever and the tiny amount that does pour fades quickly. The nose is filled with plum, currant, yeast, raisins, spice and clove. It is weighty in the mid-palate but light on its feet and comes off more medium-bodied than full. The flavors from the nose contnue but a hit of chocolate leads them through the mouth. The texture is very nice as it is on the silky and oily sides. This is an extremely nice Belgium-styled dark beer that if anything lacks a bit of concentration in the midpalate, though this is a minor complaint as it is a balanced beer that appears it will age well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JAN 6, 2008
Thanks for sharing this rather tasty treat Ryan! Pours a hazy brown with a thin light tan head. Rich full nose. Chocolate, small roast. Small herbal notes. Dark fruit, rather figgy. Full rich creamy body. big creamy slightly boozy. Dark fruit roasty sweet. Tannic character, but mellow dark bitter chocolate balanced this well. Long roastier finish is the only downside on this lovely beer! I imagine this settling down with age to become a really lovely beer!

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