1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Cuvee De Tomme - The Lost Abbey

Not Rated.
Cuvee De TommeCuvee De Tomme

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

944 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 944
Reviews: 387
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 633
Gots: 243 | FT: 17
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 944 | Reviews: 387 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by LittleBreeze:
Photo of LittleBreeze
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
More User Reviews:
Photo of Lasering
Lasering

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-31-2014 02:56:42 | More by Lasering
Photo of ThatsThatDude
ThatsThatDude

New York

4/5  rDev -5%

07-31-2014 01:22:29 | More by ThatsThatDude
Photo of impending
impending

California

3/5  rDev -28.7%

07-28-2014 04:53:27 | More by impending
Photo of DrBier
DrBier

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-28-2014 00:13:00 | More by DrBier
Photo of inspektor
inspektor

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-27-2014 05:40:18 | More by inspektor
Photo of Filabee
Filabee

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

07-25-2014 16:49:26 | More by Filabee
Photo of Idrankitall
Idrankitall

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-25-2014 06:55:16 | More by Idrankitall
Photo of mgr78704
mgr78704

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-20-2014 16:23:42 | More by mgr78704
Photo of Ben7773
Ben7773

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-19-2014 20:23:18 | More by Ben7773
Photo of kaseydad
kaseydad

California

4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2009 vintage

Snifter pour with nice carbonation. Pours an amber/brown colored ale with a beige head. Burgandy highlights. Light foam around the glass.

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.

Overall I was pleasantly surprised, but no overwhelmed by this pricey brew. Was happy to have tried it but the overall cost would make me think twice about consuming another. Still a good beer and session though.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 16:12:52 | More by kaseydad
Photo of dleiner
dleiner

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-19-2014 02:21:53 | More by dleiner
Photo of NJB145
NJB145

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-18-2014 14:15:54 | More by NJB145
Photo of PG2G
PG2G

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-18-2014 05:44:19 | More by PG2G
Photo of fishrunner
fishrunner

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

07-17-2014 20:07:24 | More by fishrunner
Photo of Stum-pub
Stum-pub

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5%

07-17-2014 16:39:51 | More by Stum-pub
Photo of Raziel313
Raziel313

California

3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

07-15-2014 07:23:39 | More by Raziel313
Photo of jkrug5
jkrug5

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-13-2014 20:48:50 | More by jkrug5
Photo of bccocx
bccocx

Texas

4/5  rDev -5%

07-12-2014 16:20:30 | More by bccocx
Photo of jaeone
jaeone

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-09-2014 19:47:41 | More by jaeone
Photo of vissai
vissai

California

4/5  rDev -5%

07-07-2014 04:07:41 | More by vissai
Photo of layinbrix
layinbrix

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-06-2014 21:04:51 | More by layinbrix
Photo of ctrevino
ctrevino

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

07-03-2014 02:25:49 | More by ctrevino
Photo of smekermann
smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-03-2014 01:05:36 | More by smekermann
Photo of Skunkdrool
Skunkdrool

California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-01-2014 15:43:16 | More by Skunkdrool
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cuvee De Tomme from The Lost Abbey
94 out of 100 based on 944 ratings.