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Cable Car | The Lost Abbey

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey
California, United States
lostabbey.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stephendr on 08-12-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#58
Reviews:
234
Ratings:
1,010
pDev:
7.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2,704
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4.08/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frasergrove
4.46/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RichH55
4.03/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ford0626
4.31/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sparky44
4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coz
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gambyt20
3.29/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mklisz
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TboneRN
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WiscoBrewsco
3.91/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sk8sean86
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rabbott2
4.57/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2016 vintage drank out of a bottle at Toronado SF on 9/25/2017

Look-minimal head and decent lacing for a sour. Super light and translucent golden body

Smell-citrus and Apple and some oak. Not overly complex but really enjoyable

Taste-green apple is very strong, oak, I'm guessing this is a WINE oak barrel. Some nice citrus under the main coat of green apple

Feel-low to medium tart. Very drinkable. Perfect balance. No booze. Nice depth of flavors. Some medium funk perfectly present

Overall-amazing. Glad I pulled the trigger on this one

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4.38/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle Share - 8/19/17

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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml cork top bottle poured into a snifter
2014 vintage

A- pours a clear golden color with a small creamy white head that has short retention and leaves a ring around the edge

S- super tart vinegar and and funk up front with fruity notes of ripe pear, citrus, cheese ride, lemon zest & toasted wheat

T- super tart up front with lots of pear, green apple, tangerine peel, ripe cheese funk, tart vinegar. Mid-palate gives a bit of wheat & spicy oak. The finish is bone dry and falls off quick, leaving a linger of lemon peel pear

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel and a dry tart finish

O- super tart yet remarkably drinkable with lots of ripe fruit notes

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4.66/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.29/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2013 bottle poured in a DDG teku. Semi hazy golden color. Smells of funk, subtle vinegar. Taste is amazing...insanely balanced. Perfect tartness....super drinkable. Excellent carb. Overall an outstanding beer that lived up to the hype for me.

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Cable Car from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 4.58 out of 5 with 1,010 ratings
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