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RATINGS: 250   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 donít actually believe in the concept of an Apocalypse. We at The Lost Abbey didnít want to miss an opportunity to update our original Judgment Day recipe to accompany us as we collide towards this impending Rapture. Like us, weíre 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. Weíve got you covered. See you on December 22nd wherever life may take us.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1416) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Tap @ PP Strong Ale. Murky caramel pour. Aroma is pepper, dense sweet malt, clove, and dark fruit. Taste is a straight ahead quad with a lot of pepper/spice, slight clove, and darker malt aspects with lingering alcohol. Nice beer but not terribly different than other solid quads Iíve had.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6404) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Draft at sb. Pours nearly black with a dense and creamy tan head. Lots of sheeting lace. Big tart tangy nose--not sharp but still dimensional. Creamy medium body with soft but detectable carb. Dark pitted tree fruit, orange peel, and spices on the mid palate. Long pleasant dried fruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Phatdog1 (179) - Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 30, 2012
12.7 oz bottle. Poured deep dark brown with a thick fizzy brown head. Big pruney nose. Initial taste of dark fruit, prunes and raisins. Very much like rootbeer in the middle. Cinnamon on the back of the tongue with a boozy finish. Really interesting! Worth picking up another for the cellar to see how it will taste on 12/21/2013. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilgrimoutlaw (821) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle pours dark reddish black with nice thick tan foamy head. Aroma of chocolate, raisins, alcohol, cinnamon, toast. soy sauce. Moderately sweet with trailing light bitterness. Full body. Lively on top, creamy underneath. A lot like DFH Palo Santo Maron. This would probably age really well, but itís too hot right now.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3885) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Bottle, thanks Brian, pours dark brown with off white head. Aroma chipotle, brown sugar, chocolate. Flavors chocolate and raisins, cloves, phenolic yeast character. Spices get lost with a big yeast character.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbastard (744) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Thanks for the bottle, Reg! Pours dark reddish brown. I can smell and taste the house yeast upfront. Brown sugar nose. Strong flavors of sweet candies, rasins and toffee. Boozey, The spices are far in the background. Some burn in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (2667) - Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle. Brown pour with a tan head. Spice and roasted malt aromas. The taste pretty much follows suit with some pepper and cacao undercurrents.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - FEB 19, 2013
pours a deep mahogany. Nice thick, three fingers of off white head. Lots of plum and raisin on the nose. A slight hint if heat, but itís faint. Flavor is a lot more of the same plum raisin dark fruit flavor. A touch of cinnamon on the finish, and a hint of heat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9844) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle... Cloudy, dark brown ale with no head. The nose furnishes an intermingling of cocoa, spice-rack goodies, dark raisins, vanilla and toasted nuts. Medium to full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and laid-back carbonation. The flavor is tangy, chili pepper-spicy and moderately bitter. Acrid, lightly bitter, tangy cocoa finish. Bottle courtesy of 50belair!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2156) - SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2013
375ml bottle. Pours a lustrous deep mahogany, with a brown head. Rich, complex aroma, malt, chocolate, caramel, spices, phenols, dried fruit, faintly sour. Off-dry, full bodied, medium bitterness, creamy CO2. Rich, spicy taste, caramel, chocolate, dried fruit, toffee, Madeira, yeast, lightly phenolic. Complex and well balanced, but maybe a bit rough? (2013-03-12)


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