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Cuvee De Tomme - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

937 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 937
Reviews: 387
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 632
Gots: 244 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beers base starts out as "The Mother of all Beers" quadruple. It is then aged in oak barrels with lots of cherries. The cherries and the natural bacteria in the barrels from previous batches give the beer a tart sourness.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 12-14-2006)
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LittleBreeze

New York

4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown with a reddish. Attractive in a tulip or stem. This beer has one of the best aromas ever. It is an intense combination of wood, chocolate, cherries, vanilla, booze...maybe a little raisin. Those aromas are also in the taste. They seem to layer upon each other...and well. In general I don't like sour or tart beer. This one was a pleasure. The tart cherry made me want to sneak another little sip. Then sweetness would come a long and confuse me. Each little taste was like a guilty pleasure. There was a richness that imo begged for a nice cheese. This beer is not a style I appreciate and it still managed to impress me. This is one of those beers you really have to try for yourself.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2008 05:31:13 | More by LittleBreeze
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Aroma consists of red vinegar, red wine, cherries, old school funk and oak.

Taste is sour cherries with noticeable red wine characteristics. Slight vanilla on the aftertaste. Wood and oak present as well. Good stuff.

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Cuvee De Tomme from The Lost Abbey
94 out of 100 based on 937 ratings.