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BrewDog / Lost Abbey Lost Dog

 
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Porter
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
bottled and keg,special
Aged for almost a year in rum barrels

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (4299) - Copenhagen, - NOV 12, 2012
09-NOV-2012, bottle from lbutikken, @Ulklbben meeting @my place. Dark but clear brown with low head. Roasted with dark fruits. Quite strong alcohol presence. Port-like wine caracter. Could that be the rum barrels that I now read about? A little tartness from malts. It all sounds very rough, but actually it comes out very drinkable for 11,5%. Very fine.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kingi (630) - - AUG 11, 2016
ArOma is a bit too much rum but still pleasant. Taste is light sweetness, lightly bitterness and rum notes. Finish is light sticky sweet with alcohol burn. Enjoyable ba beer but no greatness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (5031) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2016
(BrewDog / Lost Abbey Lost Dog) Bottle 330 ml at home, from a trade with Cuso a couple of years ago, thanks Imro! Served into a snifter, ABV 11.5% Deep brown red colour on the body, dark brown foam forms as I pour the beer but it never stays on top. Aroma of rum indeed, alcohol, liquorice, some chocolate notes. Taste is more complex, again plenty of rum, sherry too, more chocolate now, alcohol, vanilla, wood, liquorice, roasted malts, mocha. Medium thin body, I expected it thicker to be honest, good carbonation. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (4265) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2016
0.33l bottle from #176. Exciting. This is a a dark brown one with a really loud fizzing light milk-chocolate colored top that quickly fades. This is one of the loudest beers Ive ever had I think - almost like a cider. Anyhow, it has an aroma of subtle chocolate, subtle roasted malts, rum indeed, dark wood, syrup and a little bit of coffee. I was expecting a punch in the face, but all I got was a sweet little slap. That meaning its not as extreme as I had hoped for, but its still by all means quite nice this. Its light lively on the carbonation and the mouthfeel is oily. Sweet flavors loaded with rum! Really really present in this. Woody, slightly mouthdrying and salty as well. Its roasted with traces of licorice, something really herbal and definitely smoky. It really has some character this beer, and it really sticks its neck out there in the imperial porter/stout genre. One of a kind with lots of flavor, but Im still not completely sold. Have another bottle that I will leave alone for a long time. 01.02.2013

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyo1 (714) - Linkping, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2016
bottle @ home, cellared for 5 years. Dark brown, almost black with almost no head. Loads of dried vinous fruits in the aroma, also rum, caramel, oak, charcoal, sticky but warming alcohol, vanilla, dry peat, licroice. Mouth feel is medium, ie its quite flat considering the ABV yet theres a sticky sensation on the tongue; but thats from the somewhat disturbing higher alcohols rather than carbonation (which is low) and to some degree oxidation (so yes, i blame myself for cellaring too long) . Flavors of dried rasins, plums, oak (lots of it), rum, vanilla, licorice, charcoal and ash.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SkillsFactory (596) - ITALY - MAY 29, 2016
Batch 176, imbottigliata il 05-12-2011, aperta il 29-05-2016. Rosso granata tendente al marrone, riflessi rubino e dorati, schiuma beige che svanisce immediatamente, visivamente molto bella. Aroma di uva passa, canna da zucchero, caramello, cioccolato, vaniglia, rum, note legnose. Al palato molto dolce, uva passa, note di ciliegia marasca e ribes, caramello, zucchero di canna, successivamente si passa al rum, finale di cioccolato con note legnose e tostate ed un prolungato tepore etilico. Corposa, corpo tra il pieno ed il medio-pieno, carbonazione media, medio-bassa, texture leggermente oleosa.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beer5000 (6027) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 18, 2016
330 ml bottle. Dark brown body with a moderate sized tan head. Nice barely wine like aroma with malt, caramel, dry fruit, wood, some oxidation and warming alcohol. Flavor gives me the same barley wine feeling. Sweet dark malt, caramel, dry fruit, wood, warming alcohol and balanced bitterness with pleasant level of oxidation. Full bodied and smooth long lasting aftertaste. I have had a few of this one upon the years sins it was released, and previously felt it a bit raw, right know I find it perfect on top. Its a shame it was my last bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (8171) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget, bought in 2012. Dark brownish/red with a minimal head. Quite sweet with dried fruit, chocolate, oak, caramel and malt. Low carbonation and with a medium body. Some warming alcohol in the finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
weark (679) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - AUG 18, 2015
Bire achete chez Erzbierschof en Mars 2012, garde en cave jusqu 18.08.2015 - De couleur noir avec une mousse brunel qui disparat instantanment - Au nez des armes de caf mlang au rhum, sucre candy, raisin sec, de figue, de vanille, puis du cacaon malt rti - En bouche des armes complexes, de caf, de chocolat, de raisin sec, de pruneau, une pointe de madre, de lalcool, du rhum - Corp puissant, carbonation tonnamment prsent pour une bire embouteille en 2011, amertume moyenne compltement absorbe par la douceur de la bire, une bire douce et soyeuse, avec une finale longue sur les raisin sec le chocolat et le rhum - une bire extraordinaire qui se laisse boir sans fin et qui volue chaque gorge je suis absolument fanne de ce genre de bire

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmoncki (42) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2015
Negra con espuma blanca poco persistente y baja carbonatacion. Aroma licoroso, madera, caramelo. En boca es bastante alcoholica, dejando notas a caramelo, mucha barrica y un agradable sabor a ron con un final alcoholico

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (1392) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Pours a deep brown. Aroma is cocoa, chocolate. Taste is sweet red berries, cocoa and roast coffee.


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