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Cuvee De Tomme - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

939 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 939
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)
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Zimm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5%

06-02-2014 01:31:13 | More by Zimm
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ryanpj

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

06-01-2014 23:45:07 | More by GeoffreyM
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Jonada

New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One tap at Capone's during Philly beer week. Served in a 5.5 oz nonic glass.

Appearance: Pours brown with hints of red. Small head dissipates relatively quickly.

Smell: Sour cherry, lacto, some slight malt sweetness cuts through that sourness as well.

Taste: Same sour cherry and lactic acid character that dominated the aroma. Also accompanied by a medium high sourness. Slight sweet caramel presence comes through as well.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Medium levels of lively carbonation. Yes you read that right. It's carbed! (I realize carbonation in this beer is a bottle issue. Lighten up)

Overall: Another really good one from Lost Abbey. I can't speak for the bottled version, but on tap this was excellent. Really glad I finally got to try it.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2014 22:21:31 | More by Jonada
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Ultimate

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-01-2014 22:08:26 | More by Ultimate
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Braden

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +18.8%

06-01-2014 18:26:01 | More by Braden
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mrebeka

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

05-31-2014 03:46:32 | More by mrebeka
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1%

05-27-2014 07:30:02 | More by TXhomebrewer
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AgentMunky

California

4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 350mL bottle into a Koningshoven chalice.

A: No head at all. The color is dark plum and is not transparent. Interesting. Remarkably purplish.

S: Gently tart. Rich and fruity. Heady and pleasant.

T/M: Oh wow. Mindbendingly puckery. Ridiculously tart and acidic, especially for a beer otherwise so mellow and sweet. This is an amazing beer, that is likely to be a little too sour for many. Very fruit forward, very tasty.

O: The sourness can almost hide the alcohol content, but the telltale sticky sweetness on the endtaste conveys all the booziness of a good brandy. Would love to drink again.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2014 03:12:14 | More by AgentMunky
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California

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -5%

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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

05-18-2014 15:09:12 | More by TonyJ815
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sloelco

California

4/5  rDev -5%

05-18-2014 07:01:51 | More by sloelco
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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California

4/5  rDev -5%

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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

05-10-2014 22:03:52 | More by Bwagner1122
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

05-05-2014 02:49:32 | More by AdamP
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California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

05-04-2014 06:29:45 | More by PretzelCity
Cuvee De Tomme from The Lost Abbey
94 out of 100 based on 939 ratings.