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Lost Abbey Sinners 08

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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hapjydeuce (939) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 5, 2008
RBSG ’08. Sampled from the bottle during the Lost Abbey tasting. Awesome to see that they broke this out for the crowd. Aroma of brown sugar, toffee, some funk and a light, flowery acetic tone. Deep brown color with light beige head. Nutmeg, cocoa and cherry in the flavor. Noticeable earthy oak barrel character once the flavor fades. Interesting profile; reminded me of a Red Poppy / Cuvee de Tomme hybrid of some sort. Refreshing tartness, easy to drink. Very tasty.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2008
~RBSG ’08~

Big tasting at Lost Abbey. Pours a ruddy reddish coffee color, with a thin layer of tan head and small traces of creamy lacing. Tart nose, toaster strudel-like. Cinnamon, cherry pie, and very spicy overall. Flavors are really spicy. Tart cherries, nutmeg, cinnamon. Really good. Nice tart finish that’s just great. Very easy to drink, too.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentSteve (1614) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - AUG 5, 2008
Dark ruddy pour with no head. Nose is excellent with fruit and oak, as is the flavor. Clean dry finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
illidurit (2146) - Petaluma, California, USA - AUG 5, 2008
Bottle sampled at Lost Abbey for RBSG. Pours a ruddy orange brown with a small tan head. What the foam lacks in volume it makes up for in lacing. Aroma is a great vanilla/dark fruit combo that seems to replicate apple pie. Some sourness in the nose. Flavor is similar: sweet fruits and wood tempered by a seamless sour cherry tartness. The carbonation is perfect for coating the tongue with this excellent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
StefanSD (2136) - Lakeside, California, USA - AUG 4, 2008
Bottle at Lost Abbey RBSG. Pours a murky reddish dark brown with a very thin wisp of a head. Aroma was of sour fruits, very sour. The taste was similarly sour forward with sour cherries, sour grapes, tart green apples, malted grains and wood. The mouthfeel was full and malty. The finish was long and sour. Overall: I want to speculate that (Tomme and Co) they blended Dawn Patrol with Red Poppy to get this one, irrespective it is awesome. I loved it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2008
Pours a dark maroon with a small off white head. Nice reddish hues line the glass. The smell is of sweet tart fruits, and acidity blended. A little oak is noticeable as well. The flavor was fairly sour. Some nice cherry and apple notes really shine through. A little candy sugar and tart tannins were evident as well. Went down real nice and had some huge nice flavor. Killer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Odeed (1776) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2008 wow this really blew me away.dark brown with not much head.i picked up fruit,wood,oak,some funk,and spices.very well balanced.i think this was my second favorite @ the rbsg lost abbey tasting.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Bottle at Lost Abbey’s awesome RBSG tasting. Great sour cheery aroma. Reddish brown color. Medium sourness. Leans a little sweet. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
toncatcher (228) - Santee - SAN DIEGO, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Sampled at the brewery during RBSG. Pours brown with a thin tanish head. Aroma of tart cherries and other dark fruit. Flavors of cherries, malt, and sour. It was good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Tasted at brewery for the RBSG. Dark brown with almost no head. Chocolate. caramel. sour fruit, Brett, brown sugar aroma and taste, very bright palate, with a dry finish. Quite sour.


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