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Cable Car - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

590 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 590
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 8.08%
Wants: 2,207
Gots: 66 | FT: 1
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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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.8/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Felt this one needed a full review. Acquired my bottle from a friend who was in the right place at the right time. A big thanks to her for scoring me a 2013 vintage of this. This beer poured out as a hazy orange gold color with a foamy white head on top. Lots of bubbles rising to the top and collecting at the surface to hold a strong retention. Decent lacing streaks down the glass with every sip. The smell of the beer is potent, it's pretty funky and rank. Basically it stinks but it's awesome for the style, it's exactly how I would expect it to smell. The taste of the beer has a sharp tartness up front which then settles into a really nice sweet grainy wheat like finish. This beer is very bold yet delicate in flavor, it's hard to explain. The mouthfeel is light bodied with a solid carbonation. The beer is very drinkable. Overall this is definitely something special and I believe it's worth seeking out at least once. I'd love to drink it again one day but I don't want to drop the money on it like I did for this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 23:44:00 | More by Knapp85
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-01-2014 16:04:15 | More by KevinmusPrime
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

01-01-2014 02:51:58 | More by ADTaber
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grrrah

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-26-2013 07:16:04 | More by grrrah
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Rado

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-23-2013 17:55:26 | More by Rado
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kscaldef

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

12-23-2013 16:42:42 | More by kscaldef
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Jones153

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

12-21-2013 17:09:02 | More by Jones153
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PopnLoads

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-18-2013 17:50:19 | More by PopnLoads
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DrinkerofBeer

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-18-2013 06:02:37 | More by DrinkerofBeer
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pkao

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-16-2013 22:08:32 | More by pkao
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cleonile2000

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

12-16-2013 15:47:54 | More by cleonile2000
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-16-2013 14:15:09 | More by Gotti311
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madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

12-15-2013 16:09:15 | More by madtowndmb1
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-15-2013 11:28:58 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

12-15-2013 03:17:42 | More by BarrytheBear
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JonathanC

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-11-2013 21:46:25 | More by JonathanC
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meathookjones

Virginia

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-06-2013 18:17:11 | More by meathookjones
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ha-sheem

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -12.7%

12-04-2013 21:43:41 | More by ha-sheem
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FletcherC

Turkmenistan

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-04-2013 17:14:44 | More by FletcherC
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4.31/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

'13 CC poured into a CS Snifter Black Friday '13

A- Deep golden color. Medium transparency, 1/4 finger lacing with medium retention.

S- Lemons, funk, yeasty goodness.

T- This is a really smooth sour. I have had better sours; perhaps I should have kept this one in the cellar for a couple years. This is also my first CC. I prefer DDG. Just preference. I get yeast>brett funk>lemon>then there is some starch product I get.

M- Very smooth. Great mouthfeel. Goes down smooth with bubbles following.

O- I think this is good, not great. I have the whole vert, so maybe if I popped open the '09 I would get a religious experience, but not yet from the '13.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2013 23:40:36 | More by gueuzedreg
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badboy7113

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

11-28-2013 15:07:47 | More by badboy7113
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SaltySizzle

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-25-2013 18:12:49 | More by SaltySizzle
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Andreias21

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

11-18-2013 04:45:01 | More by Andreias21
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-16-2013 01:41:48 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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roostor07

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-13-2013 14:56:56 | More by roostor07
Cable Car from The Lost Abbey
100 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.