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Cable Car - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

602 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 602
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 8.52%
Wants: 2,261
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stephendr on 08-12-2007)
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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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California

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South Carolina

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California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-21-2011 12:58:59 | More by jmadrigal2
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mrelizabeth

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-28-2012 01:51:09 | More by mrelizabeth
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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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Nevada

5/5  rDev +9.2%

11-14-2011 13:12:55 | More by jh1982
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California

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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +9.2%

11-14-2011 22:54:28 | More by Photekut
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mikey711

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-13-2011 19:49:28 | More by mikey711
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Colorado

5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-30-2014 06:15:54 | More by joshwith
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deathcharms

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

09' Bottle opened for my coworker and I at Toronado SD 6/29/11. What a treat!

Pops open with a bit of a gush, but the pour smacks the head in the face and you get a pour with almost no head. Bubbles gently caress the outskirts of the bottle. It pours a golden rod yellow and is very opaque. The smell is very fruity, but not very yeasty as some American Wild Ales tend to be. The tartness is also very well toned down in this beer. The mouthfeel on this beer is very playful its not too light. A very refreshing beer! Overall this beer is a definite A+ but the drinkability of it is kind of low unless you have an in with Toronado crew.

06-30-2011 07:41:39 | More by deathcharms
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Leftofthedial

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-17-2011 00:24:41 | More by Leftofthedial
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sorvats

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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GRG1313

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

11-23-2011 21:09:09 | More by GRG1313
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NickT1218

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

11-20-2011 07:21:13 | More by Diomede
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California

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12-15-2012 06:57:32 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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TexIndy

Texas

5/5  rDev +9.2%

Poured from a 750ml corked and caged bottle into a Duvel tulip. Opened with a loud pop and the corked rushed out of the bottle. No LA carb issues on this one. Good looking front label and good tribute on the back to the Toronado. 2009 version. It was a hazy golden yellow with massive carb streams from both the etching and throughout the beer. It had a 2 finger white head that very slowly settled into a constant foam cap fed by the carbonation. Great lacing with a lot of it sticking on the sides.

The aroma was amazing. Sour, funky, lemon and other fruits, wood and yeast. Not as much horse blanket as others but still one of the best smelling wild ales out there. Was constantly swirling it and taking huge inhales. The taste was also exceptional and followed the aroma. Great sour bite from the start that never lets up before the near eye puckering finish. Great fruity and wood balance to offset the sour. Again, one of the best wild ales out there. Mouthfeel was tart with lots of carbonation and a dryish finish.

Overall, a world class wild ale that earns all the hype and high ratings. Highest recommendation - you must try this especially if you love wild ales. A bitch to find but so worth it. Rotation - not avail in TX. Extremely rare release. If I could, I'd have a bottle constantly in my fridge and cellar. As is, I'll keep searching for a trade as well as having at the Toronado-San Diego during my soon to be annual trips out there.

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California

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11-17-2011 06:36:32 | More by gregshead
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Cable Car from The Lost Abbey
100 out of 100 based on 602 ratings.