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RATINGS: 1037   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Once upon a time it was the most award winning Pizza Port beer of all time. Now it has found a new home at The Lost Abbey. A massive brown ale base that is made from four fermentable sugars including Malted Barley, Raisins, Candi Sugar and Sour Cherries, this beer is fully fermented before being placed in Bourbon barrels where the beer ages for one year with the Sour Cherries and the wild Brettanomyces yeast that we inoculate the barrels with. One of the most complex and unique beers we make each year.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cloudskipper (17) - Alameda, California, USA - JUN 12, 2008
2008, 375 ml bottle acquired from ironchefscott, thanks! Poured into RR glass. Brown color, very slight head. Smells sour, but not overly so. You get a decent sour in the taste, but also some of the bourbon barrel that this beer was aged in. Alcohol was decently hidden, but I felt the bourbon burn in my throat for a long time after. For me, it doesn’t get a lot better than this. A beer with sour elements aged in bourbon barrels. Love it. Really glad I got the opportunity to try it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smcolw (567) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Very cloudy, light brown color. Modest head but plenty of spotty lace on the glass. The liquid is brown. Slightly sour with a bit raspberry and cherry to the nose. The flavor follows the smell. Not extreme like some. There’s an element of darker malts. I detect no bitterness. A mild sour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
721Lance (60) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Seemed bottle conditioned....slight cloudy brown, decent effervescence. Some wine and brandy notes really nice. Some leTher and funk oak too. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (121) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Raisins plums prunes sour cherries all over the aroma and palate. Very tart and crisp with all kinds of delicious fruits! Nice white head and carbonation. Bottle was older so had time I guess to get the yeast working. Glad I waited.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1732) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle. Dark red brown color. Almost no head. Medium high sour, light sweet, medium bitter. Spicy finish. Aroma is brett, banana, grapes, wood, barnyard, spices, cherries. It’s very nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (865) - Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2015
06 bottle. A nice tart and hoppy flavor. Deep strong sipper. Crispy apple flavor. Very smooth. Acidic and woody.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (1242) - Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Tap. Pours dark hazy brown with tan head. Aroma is very prunes, raisins, chocolate. Taste is medium sour, good flavor, medium bodied, high carbonation. Overall, good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (126) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
12.7 fl oz bottle enjoyed @ home. Pours cloudy/murky brown with no head. Aroma is sour cherries, figs, dried dates, caramel and raisins. Flavour is sour! Medium bodied, sticky texture, no carbonation. Finish is long and very sour with dark fruits. Complex and enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
railcat1 (701) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2015
This is one of my favorite styles,Pours a muddy brown with no head or sign of carbonation. Aroma is sour cherries, caramel, raisins, a touch of funk, perfect balance of sweet and sour, very complex. Taste is cherry, chocolate, raisins, red currants. CHEERS!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1879) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Draft at the brewery a few weeks back while on a whirlwind tour of SD with t0rin0. Sour, bourbon, cherry. Very yummy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
krumbum (581) - truckee, California, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Rich malty dried fruit aromas. Deep murky brown red. Rich with a tart overtones sour raisin. Leaves a nice roasted tart behind. Delicious.

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