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RATINGS: 1042   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The history of the bible and religion is indeed the struggle of good vs. evil. Our Serpent’s Stout recognizes the evil of the dark side that we all struggle with. This is a massively thick and opaque beer that begs the saints to join the sinners in their path to a black existence.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (609) - Arizona, USA - MAR 7, 2015
On tap at Whole Foods Market – Chandler. Heavy roasted malt nose with a good amount of phenols, burnt toast, biscuit, with some dark chocolate and caramel. Nice ebony pour with a smooth sand-colored head. Burnt barley highlights the taste, with biscuit, plastic landscaping tarp, and some molasses and light cream. coming into play, followed by a dry, earthy bitter finish. Fairly thick body with a roasty, very dry finish. Solid, but not quite as stellar as many of Lost Abbey’s other offerings.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (2732) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Pours a thick brownish black from the bottle with thin ring of bubbly tan brown head. Aroma of dark earthy roast, hints of tobacco and dust, faint dark chocolate. Taste follows, a bit acrid for me with all the roast, but still pretty good. Thick mouth, moderate carbonation, decent but not as awesome as I was expecting.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (732) - - MAR 7, 2015
750ml corked bottle, 2015 vintage. Roasted malt aroma with notes of coffee and chocolate. Pours black with a huge light brown head with nice retention and a little bit of lacing. Starts smooth with good roasted malt and chocolate flavors, though a little light on the body for an imperial stout. Finishes fairly smooth with some coffee and a bit of alcohol burn to it. Nice stout, but marks off for the alcohol and body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5016) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
bottle shared by tom10101, thanks bro! pours very dark brown with a very nice dark crema head/cap, reviving and leaving nice lacing. sweet and smoky beef stock, bovril-like *TM, iron-y bitter chocolate, espresso and cream, resin, burnt malts - almost ashy cherries, oxidized raisins, warming alcohol. light carbonation, medium to full body; assertive yet balanced resinous-coffee-smoky finish. danish-like imperial stout. enjoyed!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (3375) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle (750 ml). Bottled on 12/2011, so 3+ years old now. Split 5-ways with the Québec crew.

Appearance: Pitch black with a huge mostly lasting thick brown head and good lacing.

Aroma: Coffee, roasted malt, molasses, ashes, smoke, chocolate, light vegetal notes, light fruitiness and hints of black liquorice.

Taste: Coffee and roasted malt at first followed by a big molasses presence, ashes, smoke, light fruitiness and light bitterness. There’s also an acidity impression from the roasted malts. Sweetness level is moderate for the style.

Palate: Medium to full body. Medium carbonation. Creamy and fluffy mouthfeel. Really smooth. Ashy and roasty finish.

Overall: Good balance despite the ashes being a little too present for my liking. I suspect that the aging toned down everything except the smokey/ashy presence. Other than that, it was a really smooth RIS, but still quite complex and tasty. Alcohol is well hidden/integrated. It’s "drinkable" for the style. It held up really well for a 3+ years RIS.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DedicatedToFun (3534) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle, thanks Cabana de GT, black pour tan head, nose and taste are coffee. Chocolate, boozy awesome

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gaultier (678) - SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2015
Beer tasting @ Jorn69 27/2-15. Roasted malty and chocolatey with notes of coffee, some sweetness. Body is medium with a dry and roasted finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (1410) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2015
@ Beer tasting, Havregatan 150227. Bottle (500 ml) from Systembolaget. Roasted malty with chocolate and coffee, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and roasted.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4389) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
On the cold weather Pgh tour of winter 2015 spring at bocktown robinson, part 2. This is fricken hilarious. On the cold weather Pgh tour of winter 2015 spring at bocktown robinson, part 2. this is a rther smooth stout that you’d never think is an impy stout till the end. A really black beer. Has a head that provides for nice lacing. No real discernible aroma. Comes across rather sterile on the nose. At first it is rather mild and creamy then they git more and more alky like. Yes, 11%b you’d never know. One of the smoothest impy stouts above 10% I ever tasted. Yes rather reserved for a big alky impy stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (195) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Pours dark black with a nice bit of lacing. Smells of chocolate and coffee with a strong alcohol finish. Tastes rich and chocolatey with quite a smooth finish. Almost leaves a chalky residue in the mouth.....that without, would be a higher palate score.


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