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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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smuttanator

Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Wow, I've been waiting to try this beer forever. Decided to enjoy it while making my 3rd ever batch of homebrew.

This beer smells amazing, everything I hope a sour would smell like. Lots of cherries and sours in the nose

While this beer tastes great I really wish it had as much cherries in the flavor as in the nose. This is about as sour a beer as I've had (minus La Folie). A great one for sure, but I'm not sure if its worthy of all the hype its gotten. Still, I would definitely have this again

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2009 23:06:13 | More by smuttanator
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Cuvee De Tomme from The Lost Abbey
94 out of 100 based on 937 ratings.