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RATINGS: 933   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
Current bottles have a black front label and may also have a visible "Bourbon" screen printed on the neck.

Same base beer as The Angelís Share, but aged in Heaven Hill Wheat Whiskey barrels instead of the Brandy barrels for the standard release.

Bottled beginning in 2008 in 375mL bottles.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ACHops (1332) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2015
On tap @ Chuckís CD. Pours murky reddish brown with thin oily mocha head. Aroma is roasty boozy dark caramel malt; fig, raisin, and port come through. Big sweet oaky bourbon notes on the back dominate. Taste is similar - caramel, vanilla, oak, leather, port, hazelnut all appear. Bourbon is heavy here as well, though not as dominant as the nose. Really works well with all the depth here and makes an outstanding beer even better. Some alcohol heat but so much flavor it doesnít really detract. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (9755) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Bottle thanks to HopAg. Pours a dark brown with medium beige head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is roast, vanilla, wood, whiskey. Thin mouth, sweet roasted malt, oak, vanilla, nice booze, really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Clownoisseur (420) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - NOV 24, 2015
2012 bottle split 2 ways. Pours a murky...if not chunky...mahogany color...amber hues, deep brown center. Loads of sediment pollute the glass. To be honest, it was an ugly beer. My expectations dropped almost instantly. The aroma was pretty dang abrasive too. Loads of bourbon sting the nostrils. Some dark fruits, caramel and faint vanilla/oak follow. The flavor was much more impressive. Extremely hot beer with a thin mouthfeel for the style. Just lots of bourbon all over this. Wet oak, plum, mild roasted notes, caramel and vanilla make brief appearances, but the heat on the backend just dominates the profile. It was a chore to get through my pour. Would like to re-visit with a fresh bottle but itís not high on my list.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
portableparty (2279) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2015
2013 bottle shared by Ryan! Pours a murky deep brown mahogany with a quick thin khaki head that leaves a wispy thin film. Aroma is woody oak bourbon dark fruit brunt caramel. Taste is bitter sweet sugar burnt caramel bourbon dark pitted fruit. Palate is full slick drying and warming. Really glad I finally had this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (5737) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
3 oz bottle pour at ChurchKey. 2010 vintage. Dark brownish black with no noticeable head. Aromas of whiskey, coffee, chocolate. Tastes of chocolate, roast, light booze and whiskey. Medium body with a dry finish. Barrel character probably faded by now.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (7354) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Caramelized barley and some booze. A hint of oak and almost a water sense here. Pours black without much head. Syrupy and somewhat sweet. Not sure about the hype on this. The regular one I liked better. 2010 bottle pour at Churchkey.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
linusb (799) - SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2015
A: Deep brown/red, no head but thin lacing. N: Chocolate, vanilla, apricot, blackberry, leather T: Chocolate, vanilla, leather, liqourice O: Wow! Sweet chocolate bourbon heaven!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5518) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 24, 2015
10/4/2011 2:12:05 PM Bottle with Rick at the Beer Temple. Dark brown amber body with hardly a head. Nose is sweet, caramel, bourbon and vanilla. Taste is also dark brown, malty. Lots of vanilla in there. What a smooth and silky drink. Really, really silky. Warming in the finish. Enjoyed it immensely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
alobar (3502) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Deep brown color with no head or lacing. Aroma of vanilla, bourbon, molasses, and wood. Vanilla, booze, toffee, and dark fruit flavor. Most excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
ctipping (1274) - Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2015
375 mL bottle poured into a CBS snifter. No bottle date. Originally reviewed 7/17/2012. Pours a dark brown, translucent at the edges, opaque everywhere else. Lots of chunky sediment near the end of the bottle. No head. Flat as hell. Smell is Bourbon, vanilla, lots of booze. Toffee and burnt sugar. Booze. Whoa. Taste is Bourbon, vanilla, oak as well. Barrel is strong. Lots of vanilla and toffee. Sweet. Oaky and boozy. Buttery in the finish. Oaky and just a touch bitter in the finish. Flat. Thick, but not too syrupy. Boozy and not easy to drink. This was much better on tap. The carbonation probably has a lot to do with it. This is my first flat Lost Abbey bottle. I did pretty well to make it this far into my beer career without a flat LA bottle, I think. Good beer. Bummer about the carbonation.

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