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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Five thousand years ago the Mayan Calendar last turned over. Since then, Nostradamus, The Book of Revelations and random Shaman have all prognosticated that mankind would meet a fateful end. Currently, our demise is scheduled for December 21, 2012 for it has been so decreed our world is about to end not in a Christian Judgment Day but rather a Mayan Apocalypse. Funny thing is, the Mayans don’t actually believe in the concept of an Apocalypse. We at The Lost Abbey didn’t want to miss an opportunity to update our original Judgment Day recipe to accompany us as we collide towards this impending Rapture. Like us, we’re pretty sure you can believe in dried Chiles, Cinnamon and Tamarind working well together in this beer. This means you can count on this little bottle of beer to help you survive this cultural Armageddon. Please pop the cork and enjoy this version. We’ve got you covered. See you on December 22nd wherever life may take us.


1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Pours dark bown to black, big khaki head. Smell big fruity, almost a bit of a lactic tartness, bit of roast, mostly fruit Taste spicy cinnamon, astringent, hot, belgian yeast, bit of raisin, off flavors Medium body Think this went bad :(

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Best after 12/21/12 Pours dark brown with a rim of light yellow foam. Smells of candy sugar, dark malts, belgian esters, a touch of cinnamon and a little ever so slight chili pepper character. Taste is sweet and belgian yeasty with malts, clay, grass, slight heat, raisin and oranges. Full bodied with an almost cotton candy tackiness, medium carb and dry finish. This is a meh beer to me. Serving type: bottle 12-22-2012

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2353) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 1, 2013
[Thanks to fiulijn]. Bottle. All aroma when opened with notes of caramel and toffee. Very dark brown colour with a beige and quickly diminishing head. Aroma has notes of red fruits, slightly sweet, no cloying, notes of coffee, toffee and caramel. Flavor is slightly sweet at the beginning with aa good maltiness, notes of toffee and caramel with yeasty and spiced hints, also chocolate plumbcake are present.. The final is slightly bittery wit ripe fruits and spices. Dense and creamy on palate with hints of alcohol that is hidden by caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11282) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
Odense Beer & Ball Saturday - Parma vs. Bologna. Dark ruby with a small tan head. Vineous aroma of dark sugar, molasses and dried fruit. Very sweet and quite alcoholic flavour of dried fruit, dark molasses, spice and a hint of licorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2108) - Odense S, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle @ Odense Beer & Ball Saturday - Parma vs. Bologna. Dark brown body with a medium offwhite head. Alcohol, dark fruit, spices, sweet. Medium carbonation. Warming alcohol and spicy flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14113) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle @ Beer & Ball Saturday, Odense. 13,000th Tasting. Pours dark brown with a large beige head. Sweet nose. Yeast, licorice, dark fruit, cinnamon, brown sugar Warming alcohol.. Heavy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3526) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap. Pours deep reddish chestnut, small tan head, good lacing. Aroma is yeast, dried dark fruit, malty, molasses. Flavor is very spiced, cinnamon, chili pepper, medium sweet, zesty bitter. Medium body, pretty hot. Too spiced for my tastes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1022) - Rome, ITALY - NOV 22, 2013
22/11/2013 Bir&Fud Bottega (375ml bottle). Bruna, intensa, schiuma color beige- cappuccino, abbastanza persistente. Al naso sentori di toffee, malto, caramello, legno, zucchero di canna, alcol, buona complessità. In bocca è dolce all’attacco, caramello, toffee, quindi vira su un finale leggermente amarognolo. Corpo medio-pieno, carbonazione medio-bassa. Ottima, ma mi aspettavo di più.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7455) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle thanks to Leighton. It pours deep brown with a small yellowish-beige head. The nose is earthy, fruity, jam, berry, dried fruits, toasted coconut and caramel. The taste is jammy fruits, berry, sherbet, blueberry, raspberry, candy, warming alcohol, toffee and nut. Medium-full body and fine carbonation. Pretty juicy. Nice jammy character. Good depth and high drinkability for the style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3285) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle cheers to Leighton. One of the better Lost Abbey beers I’ve had to date. Full amber pour with a rich, khaki head lasting for the duration leaving great lacing. Nose is full of dried and dark stewed fruits - sultana, date, fig. Massive toffee comes through with hints of vanilla and biscuit. Taste brings out nutty undertones - roasted walnut, fig, date, raisin, dough and toffee. Vanilla hints for sweetness. Great stuff


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