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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (2077) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2013 Nose is caramel and coffee with some herbal notes as well as raisins, muscovado sugar and honey. Taste is quite chocolatey as well with caramel, muscovado sugar, raisins, dark fruit and coffee. Nice sting from the chili towards the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vells (1092) - Rīga, LATVIA, LATVIA - APR 13, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2014 Cloudy nut brown with quite large light brown head. Lasting & lacing. Aroma.. a loads of dark fruit from opening. dominating raisin, spices, bit chili pepper, light alcohol, caramel malt, bready, yeasty Bit sticky sweet with long warming finish. Lively carbonation. Very complex and interesting brew. Thou very balanced as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDurden24 (1664) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - APR 16, 2013
Dark brown pour with a fluffy tannish head. Cinnamon, Carmel malts, bready and Belgian yeastiness. Taste is brown sugar to mix in to the aroma. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie (15605) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2013
Bottle, 375ml corked. A big, dark beige head forms over a clear-looking chestnug colored body. Dark chocolate, dark berries, prunes, some caramel and alcohol. Some light funky hints. Lots of flavor foo, with dried fruits, vinous hints, chocolate and caramel. Some bitterness too, stretching into the very end. Lasting vinous finish, with dried fruits and some chocolate notes. The chilies well hidden all the way. Wonderful. 130420

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2765) - NORWAY - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle at Olympen, june 29th 2013. Deep mahogny brown body, beige head. Aroma of dark malts, raisins, pears, apricot, chocolate and pepper. Roasty and warm taste, dark fruits, cocoa, plums, raisins and alcohol. Good complexity, good body and nice spicy feel to it all. Aftertaste of orange, chocolate and pepper. This is a clever brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (8022) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2013
Brune, col blanc cassé moyen. Arôme garde un bouquet typique belge, mais très agréable. Fruité noir avec qcq notes d’épices, sucre candi et ce profond bouquet chocolaté et raisin. Le tout garde qcq effluves pimentées qui apportent une note de chaleur à chaque respiration. Palais offre ce profil belge typique, le tout est épais avec un niveau alcool qui se ressent. On note bien le fruité noir, surtout au niveau des raisins. Cannelle reste discrète et accompagne un profil malté conséquent; entre caramel et chocolat se terminant sur un subtile biscuité. L’ajout des piments arrive juste en fin de bouche et ne dérange pas trop, et sert à bien lier les ingrédients. Effervescence moyenne pour un profil restant belge avec tjrs cet accompagnement de raisin, sucre candi et fruité noir prenant. Une version agrémentée de piments qui fait honneur à la Judgment Day.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimplySike (1207) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2013
12.7. Fl. Oz. Bottle. Pours dark brown, with cream head. Aroma licorice, raisin, roasty, coffee, cinnamon, chocolate, dark fruits, malts. Taste full rich sweet, followed by a dark choco hoppy bitter. There is long dark aftertaste. Mouth-feel full creamy, oily, tinteling carbo. Wow awesome beer, complex nose and great taste. Maybe bit unbalanced but doesn’t hurt the beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (7325) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, sugary sweet toffee and caramel, rich, dry, roasted malts, light spice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7442) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"#4500! Cin and peppers expected, tamarind was not. Totally cool, unique, and decadent unexpected treat. I like the base beer and this version was deeelicious. Low heat, all kinds of complexity, and sweetness..."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koelschtrinker (13643) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
Weiche, fast gefährlich süffie Malzbasis. Steigende süßliche Malzaromen, Kakao. Weiterhin unglaublich süffig, Bitterschokolade, mild herb. Langer malziger, etwas erdiger Nachgeschmack. 10/12/11/13/12/13

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