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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 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (947) - - JAN 31, 2015
375ml corked bottle. Rich chocolate aroma with notes of cinnamon and dark fruit. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head and some lacing. Starts with dark chocolate as well as dark fruit, mostly raisin, flavors. Finishes fairly smooth with notes of cinnamon as well as a bit of booze that lingers with the chocolate on the palate. Rich, complex beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 19, 2012
375ml bottle. Pours near black with an espresso head. Really looks more like a stout. The aroma is more quad-like though as raisins, candied sugar and other dried, dark fruits emerge. Taste is also like a quad with sweet raisins, dried figs and prunes. The cinammon, tamarind and chilis are there, but they are subtle and not overpowering. Actually, this is pretty nice. Alcohol is extremely well hidden in the flavor. No burn; only pleasant warmth in the throat and chest as it goes down. I would certainly look to pick up a couple more of these to enjoy before the world ends.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Draft at Lost Abbey. Poured a murky dark brown, nearly black with a thin chestnut head. Aroma of raisins, dried fruit, figs, chocolate, cinnamon. Taste of Belgian candy sugar, raisins, cinnamon, chili powder, vanilla, oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (10908) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy light tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is figs, plums, and dates with cookie and caramel malt. Flavor is malt dominant with earthy Belgian yeast, dark fruity esters, peppers, chocolate and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chipalsa (1311) - Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2013
12oz Bottle
Appearance - Deep red, big toffee head
Aroma - Yeast, raisins, cinnamon, wet grass
Taste - Yeast, dark fruits, cinnamon, spicy, alcohol

This beer just got better and better as it warmed up. Incredibly fruity for a quad, and the cinnamon aided the alcohol finish quite nicely. I got to try this one thanks to the one and only OmegaX - thanks!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TwinBeer (58) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Bonus bottle share thanks Aaron. This was a great surprise pours dark brown with creamy light brown head with nice lacing along the glass. Smells of bread and cloves nice malty smell. Definitely taste the clove, raisin, plum and hints of chocolate. Overall this is a very good beer that has a hint of warming that is excellent for enjoying on the couch on a cold day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Tap @ Lost Abbey... Poured dark, near black with a thin head. A little bit of a mole’ thing going on here. Spice and sweetness and hint of chile pepper to keep it interesting. Toasted and roasted notes, and some sweetness. Had the spices, but balanced and not really burning or anything.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RawKuz (60) - NORWAY - MAR 11, 2013
Pours brownish with tan head. Vanilla, fruity and chocolate aromas. Quite dry mouthfeel, Also some spices blend in the aftertaste. Quite good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peral2 (579) - SWEDEN - APR 8, 2013
Flaska från Systembolaget . Spännande är ju bara förnamnet men detta är en ovanligt lyckad hybrid. Både mustig och frisk men ändå bra bett i beska och eftersmak ! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3870) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
12oz bottle. The bottle looks cool, no doubts about it. The corsk jumps out with a loud pop, lots of pressure in this tiny bottle. Foam starts coming out slowly, gusher warning. It pours dark ruby / mahogany in the glass with a huge off-white head. Tiny bubbles that stick around and last long. Aroma is a tad weaker than you could expect. Nothing realy jumps in your face but you can easily distinguish raisins, red peppers, blood, yeast. Some cinnamon and bread in there, plus mix of dried fruits. Taste is on the sweet side with a slightly acidic kick in the end. You can raisins, cinnamon, bread, plums and chili in the end. It finishes a bit warming, but nothing to put me off. Actually I find the chili to be very well integrated. Some sort of orange zest kinde feel to it as well. Mouthfeel is medium to tick with huge carbonation. Nothing that a good ol’ swirl can’t resolve. Overall, this is good stuff. I think the spices added work perfectly with the base beer. Only complain would be the weak aroma, even at room temp. Very good nonetheless.

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