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RATINGS: 1059   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarlacc83 (1214) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. 2012 I believe. A: Pitch black, mocha head, legs. N: Cocoa, coffee, soy, molasses, some big smoke and char, touch of vanilla, peppercorn, and earth. Lots of intermingled and complementary flavors. T: Big bitterness and big sweetness. Tremendous balance. M: Oily, heavy body. A tickle of carbonation. Alcohol is dangerously hidden. O: Fantastic stout. Very complex and absolutely delicious. I have had many bottles and will have many more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7003) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle - Molasses, little soy and bittersweet chocolate. Deep oily black with no head. Bittersweet chocolate, sweet boozy notes and a sticky long sweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1173) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pours a deep brown, almost black color. Aroma of bourbon and alcohol. Taste is bitter, burnt chocolate, and barrel aged flavor. Mild acidity, and basement malt flavors. A true beer for the style with complex flavor and bitter malt aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2390) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2015
3 Years old 750ml Bottle. Pours jet black with low beige head. Nice lacing, some legs. Aroma is of chocolate, alcohol, coffee, sugar. Taste is of roasted malt, alcohol, coffee, bitterness, burnt grains, acidity. Palate: Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Overall: Quite good.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
egg (131) - USA - MAR 9, 2015
On tap 3/9/15. Pours jet black with a thin lasting tan head. Shelf lacing. Nose cocoa, chocolate, burnt. Taste is chocolate, dark fruit, dark chocolate, very rich and yummy. Viscous. Real real good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gsmitty80 (1960) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Amazing imp stout. I got a 16 oz pour instead of 10...score! Very dark and vorracious. Big alcohol taste with a nice finish on the palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1943) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle shared by tom10101, 3 years old and kept in a proper cellar. Pours a really dark brown with a medium milk chocolate head that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of coconut, bourbon, caramel and roasted malt. Taste is of ash, burnt cereals and coconut. I wish I could understand why, but sometimes I hate ash in beer but this time it worked well enough. Body was medium-full and carbonation low to medium. Overall a really good, rich and tasty RIS.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (625) - 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 (2850) - 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 (782) - - 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.


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