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Cuvee De Tomme - The Lost Abbey

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Ratings: 1,026
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 643
Gots: 254 | FT: 13
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: xlperro on 12-14-2006

Once upon a time it was the most award winning Pizza Port beer of all time. Now it has found a new home at The Lost Abbey.

A massive brown ale base that is made from four fermentable sugars including Malted Barley, Raisins, Candi Sugar and Sour Cherries, this beer is fully fermented before being placed in Bourbon barrels where the beer ages for one year with the Sour Cherries and the wild Brettanomyces yeast that we inoculate the barrels with.
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Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a deep cloudy reddish color ale with a small bubbly head with minimal retention and not much lacing. Aroma of sour and tart notes with some cherries and light oak notes are all noticeable. Taste is close to a Flander red style beer with loads of oak and cherry notes and a well balanced tart finish. Balanced acidity is well appreciated while Brett is very hard to notice. Body is quite full with limited filtration and low carbonation. Well made though not s complex as some of the staple of the style such as Rodenbach.

Photo of abecall98
4.6/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I have been saving this beer since summer for the end of my finals.

A - poured a dark brown into my new Belgium globe. Leaves a nice white sticky head. It's cloudy, and appealingly calm.

S- fruity, sweet. Smell of cherries picked way too early and sour, but it's amazing. Little barrel going on in there.

T - starts off sour. Then, te taste of the cherries comes through. So damn good, those cherries. The hint of nice subtle malt comes, and a little oakiness follows. Sourness is the aftertaste with some tart cherries.

M - ok, I have no idea where the flat cuvee de tommes are coming from, but this mouthfeel was full, bubbly, and smooth. It is dry, and finishes with a nice bubble feel going down.

D - this beer is sour as he'll. Can't ask for another right now. Bit for the 11 percent unnoticed abv, this beer is a breeze and an enjoyment to drink.

O - freaking love this beer. Wish it was cheaper, but damn Tomme has something amazing here. This beer makes me look past all the lost abbey hate and appreciate a great brewer. Get this beer if you like sours.

Photo of bulletrain76
4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

75cl bottle thanks to Guy411. Working my way through the LA sours, and a pattern emerges: they take a hefty base beer and decimate it with brett and whatever bacteria they are using. Oh, and I'm still 100% on carbonated bottles from Port/Lost Abbey, with this being my 28th rating for them, so there. Brown-red color with a small tan head. Lots of sour cherry in the aroma, with some barrel, light bourbon, and clean sour that isn't coming from the cherries. The flavor has a rich malty base that is toppled by a dry cherry tartness. Alcohol is present but light for a beer this big. Then, sourness. Lots of it, and that is impressive considering the base beer was a pretty malty quad. Lots of cherry flavor, but there is so much going on that the balance seems about right. Full bodied with a medium carbonation level and smooth texture. A huge sour, but very well balanced. Great beer.

Photo of bret27
4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

bottle courtesy of guy411

S: wood, little booze, sour, tartness, cherries

A: Dark brown/amber, average to low carb

T: Starts w/slight vanilla/oak/malt, but mostly taken over by cherry tartness. Cherry tartness is definitely good, but the bourbon/vanilla portion definitely takes the backseat. Dry tart finish.

M: med/thick

D: Very good for ABV

Overall: An 11% beer that tastes this good? D - licious.

Photo of ShadesOfGray
3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Recieved via trade. Poured from 750ml bottle into chalice. Very dark, mahogany (brownish red) with little head. Not much head, tannish in color for what's there. Aroma is a little sour, lot's of cherries, and that's about it.
Taste: It's good, but labeled completely wrong in my oppinion. This is straight up a sour. There's no resemblance to a Belgian Strong Dark Ale what-so-ever. Very decent sourness from the cherries, and once again...the dominant quality. Enjoyable...and very tasty.

Photo of jrallen34
4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I drank this 2009 from its bottle into a Rochefort glass for my 300th review.

The beer pours a dark brown mohagoney with a light tan head. The head only rises about a finger is gone quickly leaving only some bubbles on the rim of the glass. The lacing is light and watery.

The aroma is strong and complex with lots of flavors. You can tell right away there were wild yeasts as you get lots of funk and vinegar to start. As you peel back the layers you are rewarded further with oak and cherries and vanilla alcohol at the end.

Sadly, the taste is slight let down from the aroma because I was expecting huge varied flavors. Mostly, I just get a sour bitterness that is constant throughout your whole sip. There is not a lof complexity as I was hoping from sweetness from the cherries mixed with some great funk.

The mouthfeel is ok, not great as the end is a little watery.

Despite its sourness it still pretty drinkable.

Overall, I'm a little disappointed as I had such high hopes. Its an ok beer, not a great sour though. It is not complex enough for me, perhaps it ages over time. But for me, if you want a sour there are a lot better options.

Photo of SykDoc
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this courtesy of stoutsnipas, much thanks. Poured from a bottle into a tulip. It pours a very deep amber/ruby mix. A 1/2 inch beige head forms and reduces to a nice lacing around the edges. Practically opaque when held to the light. Some visible sediment is present.

The aroma is quite good, but intense. There is no lack of complexity with hefty doses of cherries, oak, vanilla, and sour components. Unique and very good.

The taste is really intense, almost overwhelming. There are heavy doses of sour cherries and a unique bitterness lurks in the depth. Bourbon, oak, and vanilla are definitely present. I'm missing something, but not sure what it is.

The mouthfeel is quite good. The intensity of the tartness comes through and puckers the mouth for a bit and leaves a very nice dryness. Carbonation is reasonable for the flavor and it is light/medium bodied.

I'm going to enjoy drinking this and will not need another for quite some time, mostly because my memory of it will be good and intense, of which I will want to savor. Overall, this is very good and drinkable, but the intensity gets it docked a small amount.

Photo of satowns
3.3/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

tasted in 2008. 375ml bottle.
Pours tawny amber. Head is not prevalent. swirling my glass has minimal effect...

Aroma is mostly oak followed by cherry and hints of vanilla tannins.

Bourbon up front. followed by tartness, but not tart cherries. cherry is pretty much undetectable. for an 11% beer, the alcohol is veiled quite nicely.

rich and full bodied.

Photo of callmescraps
4.04/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Celebrating not getting a job.

Appearance - Very deep, ruby red color. Looks almost black with a pink hue. A very small ring of bubbles off a vigorous pour. I'd prefer a little more sign of carbonation, but it's not a flat mess, which is a relief.

Smell - Immediate upon opening the bottle. Lots of barnyard funk, and a definite hint of vinegar. Super stinky, with a nice dash of cherry. Like old wine. Sour apples and pears definitely. Yummy, is the correct word.

Taste - Wow, a ton going on. There is a lot of strong cherry, like cough syrup. Also the vanilla comes in pretty strong. Mouth puckering tartness, very sour, lots of sour apple. The vinegar is very noticeable. Definite currants as well. Not a lot of booze.

Mouthfeel - Too fucking flat. Ugh. It simply needs more carbonation as it sits too flat. Too much like drinking cough syrup. Not totally flat, but a lack of the nice tingling bubbles that would really take it some place else.

Drinkability - Very solid on the taste, and no hint of the 11%. However, the lack of bubbles makes it a little hard to stomach.

This is a very nice beer, with lots of good things going on. Unfortunately, the lack of carbonation is a problem. I'm reminded of Consecration which has a wonderful prickly carbonation, and this beer could use some of that. I'm not going to bother ripping Lost Abbey on this account, I;m just a little bummed because otherwise it's a really nice beer.

Photo of BradLikesBrew
4.89/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I have my qualms when it comes to Lost Abbey. Their questionable standards for quality control are infuriating at best and unethical at worst. BUT DAMN IS THIS BEER GOOD.

Cuvee de Tomme was the highlight of my 2009 GABF experience, what a beer! I enjoyed a couple samples on Thursday, but on Friday, when the line was inexplicably short, I easily had 5 or 6 pours. In retrospect, GABF is probably the best setting to consume beer from Lost Abbey. You know you are going to get a carbonated beer, something you can't take for granted with Lost Abbey. Of course, you don't have to pay for it either, which is nice.

Cuvee de Tomme showcases all the qualities that make American Wild Ales so exciting. Perhaps no sour pulls it all together better than this. The depth of the malt flavor, the sweetness of the cherries, the acidic vinegar notes of the yeast, the balancing smoothness provided by the barrels. Balance really is the key here. An alphabet soup of flavors, but all appropriately balanced to keep you yearning for more.

I don't know if I would ever pay the asking price of a bottle or if I will ever have the option to purchase one, but I can say that this is without question one of the most satisfying beers I have tasted. Between the Thursday and Friday GABF sessions and the Pints for Prostates Rare Beer Tasting, I had the opportunity to try hundreds of this countries finest beers. This may have been my favorite.

Photo of jwc215
3.97/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to bitterbill for this!

2009 vintage, 12.7 oz. cage-corked bottle pours into a wide-mouth glass, as per recommendation on the label.

Pours mahogany brown with ruby highlights. No real head, just a wisp. "Legs" stick. A nice appearance color-wise.

The smell is of strong vinous and oak/vanilla notes with raisins and sour cherries.

The taste is of sour/tart cherries, raisins and vanilla/oak. Sweet and sour. There is a red-wine-ish character but with funk and sour cherries mixed in. Quite complex. Finishes very, very dry.

It has a creamy medium body that leaves a pucker.

Alcohol well-covered, helping it to drink well. An interesting brew that is unique and creative. Quite a bit going on here. Sour/funky, sweet with a very dry finish.

Photo of Docer
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Acquired in a trade... a nice fancy 2009 bottle that I have been sitting on for only a few months or so...

- Poured heavily into a small tumbler glass... some dark stuff... red, cola colored... little bit of quick mocha fizz... died off to a micro-sized ring..

- Nice sour, little touch of vinegar, soft woodiness.. currants... ester...

- Nice thin sour... bubbly enough, great tart cherry, light white wine... wood is present... currants.... very good. Sits up their w/ Consecration.. almost! Little light vinegar and not at all overwhelming which I favor... certainly some wonderful currants and cherry in there... dark.

- Thin bodied.... pleasantly wets the palate for more.. no burn or dryness...

- Overall one of the better brews I have had from Lost Abbey.... super drinkable, 11% Alc? No way... cant tall a bit at all. Tasty and good. Worth $30? Hard to say.... I would much prefer $18 lol... but the price and/or trade doesn't affect opinion here in this review of the actual brew.

Photo of Jmoore50
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

U-N-D-E-R-C-A-R-B-O-N-A-T-E-D

The appearance is really sexy, great dark cherry color with light rouge edges. Leaves an alcoholic residue behind that looks pretty good. NO head, actually that is not true entirely. The head when poured is a light tan, but it leaves pretty fast.

The smell is sour bitter tart cherries. Also get a sweet alcoholic smell as well.

The taste could be great, but is only good. About three or four times the carbonation would change this dramatically. Tart cherries are the main characteristic in this. Also get a dry Belgian yeast flavor as well. I also get an apple flavor in the middle. The whole beer is tart and dry, not very bitter or sour. There are no barnyard or horse blanket tastes or smells, just tart cherries. The only sourness that comes in is a hint of sour dark fruits, probably from the raisins. Some tastes that make its way through toward the end are Vanilla and Oak. I tasted some Vanilla towards the beginning but could not pinpoint it until the end, same with the oak.

The mouthfeel is good but could be better. Tart and dry, with some bits of sourness mixed in very well. It just needs to be carbonated way more and it would be so much better.

The drinkability is really good in fact. Not to heavy on the stomach, but the ABV does effect the head in a strong way. I highly believe that the sugars in different beers have something to do with the alcohol getting into your system. Either way good.

I would recommend to anyone who has not tried this, but I am not going to repeat with this years vintage. At a later time and a later vintage I will maybe repeat again. Did I mention that this was $30.00? Actually come to think of it, WAY overpriced in my opinion. Go over to Russian River and pay ten dollars less for a better beer.

J

Photo of jdklks
4.74/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pours a dark mahogony brown with amber edges and absolutely NO head. very little, if any, carbonation. the smell is fantastic. absolutely wonderful. sweet ripe cherries and raisins with a perfect compliment of bourbon. curiously, there is a hint of chocolate, which reminds me of chocolate covered cherries. smells delicious.

wow... that's all there is to say. what a beautiful, beautiful beer. very sweet up front with cherries and grapes, followed by a destructive sour the rest of the way through. very hot on the palate with lots of alcohol and an extraordinary bourbon presence. the wine barrrel aging is also very apparent, especially through the middle. sour like sour fruit candy. reminds me a little of the sour cherry flavored starburst, but much better, because, well, its a finely crafted beer. the chocolate i thought i smelled is transformed into a very subtle hint of vanilla in the after-taste; or perhaps my nose and my tastebuds just aren't on the same page. either way, this is a tough beer to describe, but lets just leave it at "great".

mouthfeel is a little undercarbonated, but it works because its a sour. also a little thin, but nothing really to complain about. the drinkability is fantastic. i want to spend an hour and a half on it, but at the rate im going it wont last 45 minutes.

Photo of koopa
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2009 version 375ml bottle.

Appearance: dark brown with ruby corners and little to no head.

Smell: Nice raisin, cherry, dark malt, sour goodness combo going on!

Taste: Loads of sour cherries dominate the flavor profile. Up my alley but probably not up everybody's.

Mouthfeel: Way undercarbonated.

Drinkability: Good despite the high abv and fair amount of sourness.

Rushed review....my apologies.

Photo of berkey
4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

2009 bottling. Finally sifting through my rambling notes from 09/28/09. Poured into a tulip.

Very dark and cloudy brown body. Forms a medium sized light brown head that recedes quickly. Small amount of filmy lacing. The look reminds me of a wild ale actually.

When first poured the aroma starts off with some dark fruity esters from the base beer. Bourbon, oak, and cherry notes all quickly follow. At first the cherry character is fairly mellow and combines with the oaky tannins to vaguely remind me of a very good Flanders Red, but with the pungency typical of that style replaced with a high dose of alcohol. As it warmed (this sat for over two hours before I finished the second half of the bottle) the cherry sweetness became much more pronounced, teaming up with the Bourbon to mimic the familiar aroma of a Manhattan.

Didn't get a distinct sourness on the aroma but I'm definitely getting it on first taste. Not that the sour flavor dominates, just didn't expect it because there were no signs of it on the nose. Lacks the dry character and the funk of a true wild however. I'm actually surprised any bugs from the secondary fermentation survived with all the alcohol. I guess it's a testament to the care they took with the blending process. Mid sip the alcohol soaked cherries are back. Once it warmed (see previous notes, this sat for a very long time) the wild elements came through much more on the palate but not on the aroma. I actually felt like I was drinking two beers at once at this stage. Tasting a mild sour and smelling a boozy dark ale with cherries.

No carbonation problems here thank you. Feel is on the low side of medium which suits this ale just fine. In my opinion over carbonation would be unwelcome on a beer like this.

I'll have to admit this is one of the most ambitious brews I've come across when it comes down to the overall concept. It's very good, but a little 'busy' for my tastes. I'd rather have a great Bourbon aged dark ale or a great sour than a very good combination of the two.

Photo of rhinos00
3.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 375 mL bottle into a tulip glass. 2008 vintage.

A- Pours a dark maroon, crimson color. Produced two fingers width of off-white head with a tinge of brown. Reduced to a ring rather quickly. Zero clarity.

S- Great aroma, but way too one dimensional. Scent of sweet, tart cherries dominate the nose. Hint of oak beneath it all.

T- To be frank this beer was a disappointment. The flavors did not mesh well at all...this may have something to do with the lack of carbonation, but either way, things were going on in this beer that shouldn't have been. Tart, sour cherries were the main component in this beer. Along with this flavor was a bit of raisin and various dark fruits that lent a sweet character to the first half of the sip. The second half is where this beer really fell apart. The oak presence in this beer was overwhelming to say the least. As the beer finished with a mild tartness, the oak gave off a nasty, bitter finish, very much akin to the infected bottle of 2008 Pompier that I just opened not too long ago. If it weren't for the first half of this beer, it would have gotten a much lower score.

M- Medium bodied, very much undercarbonated. As a result this beer almost took on the consistency of fruit syrup.

D- Combine the overwhelming notes of oak with the lack of carbonation and I am thrilled that this was only a 375 mL bottles.

Overall, for the price I will pass on this beer every time. So many better, similar beers out there, such as Consecration or Cascade Sang Royal. Bottom line, why pay big bucks for a beer when the brewery can't even fix their quality control issues? I'd rather support other brewers that don't try to rape their customers with insane prices and horrible QC issues.

Photo of jminsc76
4.79/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Let me preface this review by saying that Lost Abbey has achieved a masterpiece with this one.

Into a tulip, pours a foamy head, light rusty in color atop an impenetrable body that exhibits a brownish tinge as I hold it up to the light. The head dissipates quickly but reforms nicely upon agitation. Very thick legs down the side.

The bouquet is incredibly intense, with aromas ranging from woody, oak-y, and funky to fruits including cherries, spices, and bourbon. Even detecting some vanilla in the nose. It almost burns the nostrils upon taking a deep whiff, but it's so damn good.

Wonderful flavors. Tartness and oakiness on the front end, with more wine , bourbon, and sour cherries on the finish. There is so much going on here: one moment the cherries are more prevalent and another moment the oaky, woody aspects more so; and yet another moment a sip yields flavors of either shiraz or cabernet sauvignon. Highly complex, it is.

A thick mouthfeel, almost silky, with a touch of an aloe vera-like softness (not the taste, thank God). As it warms, a more acidic consistency comes through, with a little bit of tingle on the tongue. Very nice.

Overall, what more needs to be said? This is an incredible American Wild Ale that rivals my favorite at the moment, Consecration. I would love to side-by-side it with a Red Poppy, but alas, Red Poppy is no more (as of this review).

Photo of callmemickey
4.32/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2008 bottle consumed at the Toronado.

A: Dark reddish-brown body. Moderate off-white cap. Moderate retention with just a hint of lacing left behind.

S: Candi sugar, cherries, raisins, slightly sour. Good oaky and bourbon hints.

T: Good sour cherry flavor takes center stage. Again the oak and bourbon is present throughout. I like the elements from the base of the beer, figs and raisins. Good caramel and roasted malts underneath.

M: Slightly chewy, with good carbonation levels. Slightly oily finish.

D: I polished this bottle of fairly quickly. Certainty an enjoyable brew.

Photo of Wasatch
3.97/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks goes out to Maltzilla for this brew.

12.7oz Bottle
Caged/Corked
2009 Vintage

Poured into a chalice a dark brown color, very little carbonation, basically a little fizzy light tan head, no sticky lacing. The nose is malty, slight yeast, tart, with some dark fruits. The taste is tart, malty, slightly yeasty, with some dark fruits. Medium body. Drinkable, kinda dissappointed with this brew, it should have been way better.

Photo of schinebd
4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A dark brown/purple/maroon hue. Very opaque with a brownish white head that disappears quickly, but maintains an outer ridge around the edge of the glass.

S - Sour cherries dominate, with undertones of sugar and roasted malt. Occassionally a bourbon whiff spikes through and gives an oaky character to the smell.

T - Very, very sour and tart cherry flavor dominate the first impression, but as the acidic sourness fades, the flavor sinks into a bed of toasty malts, sweet vanilla, and oakiness with some very mild hints of bourbon. As the second wave of flavors pass some of the sourness returns, but the final taste is pure cherry sweetness.

M - Very thick and I was actually surprised at the level of carbonation. While the beer is smooth, the carbonation makes it dry out a bit quick, rushing the flavor a bit.

D - High ABV, very expensive, but oh so delicious.

Photo of womencantsail
4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ

A: The pour is dark brown with reddish tints. A bit of off-white foam sits on top.

S: Tart cherries, raisins, a bit of alcohol, and bit of funk. Leather, oak, and plenty of earthy notes to go along with it.

T: The predominant flavor is the tart cherry. There is also some sour apple and raisins. The finish is quite earthy and dry. Not a huge funk to the beer, but great oak/barrel contributions.

M: Medium bodied, good carbonation, and quite tart.

D: A great all around experience. Great flavor and sourness.

Photo of smuttanator
4.52/5  rDev +7.4%
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

Photo of drumrboy22
4.37/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2009 vintage. Poured from 375mL bottle into a Malheur chalice. Beer was a dark brown color with a very small, light brown head. Light carbonation and very little lacing.

Aroma was sour cherries, raisins and vanilla. Very tart.

Taste was tart fruits, moderate funk, red wine, bourbon and some earthy notes. Tannins on the tongue.

Fantastic beer. Great at cellar temp. Definitely worth seeking out.

Photo of johnnnniee
3.37/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

375ml bottle 2009 Vintage
Given to me by Barleywinebrewer, thanks for the opportunity Bill!

Poured into a Maudite Tulip. Looks the color of coca cola, only no head. A few small bubbles cling to the surface but quickly disappear. Smells of raisins, cherries, vanilla, brown sugar, a touch of vinegar and alcohol. Taste is sour cherries, tart acidic flavor with some funk. Slight vanilla, vinegar and a touch of alcohol. Carbonation is almost non existent, mouthfeel is a sour syrupy mess, body is medium. I think I would have really enjoyed this one if it were carbonated, but as is Meh.

Cuvee De Tomme from The Lost Abbey
94 out of 100 based on 1,026 ratings.