Cable Car | The Lost Abbey

Cable CarCable Car
BA SCORE
97.8%
Liked This Beer
4.58 w/ 995 Ratings
Cable CarCable Car
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:
#55
Reviews:
233
Ratings:
995
Liked:
973
Avg:
4.58/5
pDev:
7.86%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
2,699
Gots:
100
Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 995 |  Reviews: 233
Photo of Kplummer82
4.19/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EJJ1848
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Had this 2014 version. This beer tasted great, I'd still take duck duck over it, but man what a great beer. Great funk, great smell, great taste. I'd gladly drink this one over and over again

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

Photo of Halfbrother83
4.93/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jakemn91
4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ALC82
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jmonah3
4.85/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of steve032
4.91/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mojua
4.91/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I've only had 2012 CC, but it was the best BA AWA I've had....absolutely extraordinary stuff...so complex and amazing. Layers of fruit and funk, but neither was overpowering.

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Photo of chrissy820
4.72/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rspauldi
3.75/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spoda1983
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Photo of richarddavis85
4.31/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of beerproblems
4.55/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had at Toronado (SF) yesterday, served at perfect temperature.

L: clear, brownish dark yellow

S: predominantly fresh peach and apricot.

T: apricots and peaches up front, lemon tartness in the back

F: light to medium bodied

O: tasty, but expensive. Nice to try but won't buy again. Compared to other fruited sours, there are cheaper alternatives. $80/bottle to drink on-site.

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

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

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Mild orange color, solid 1" of white head on it. Aroma was tart lemons, funk, astringent oak.

Taste was very sour, more lemon notes, more clean wood. Very similar to duck duck gooze. Hides alcohol well, plenty of carbonation and levity. Pucker inducing.

Another very good beer from Lost Abbey, but the scarcity business model is tired and realistically affects a beer score.

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Photo of jrs3994243
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of HopDropTheElder
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cable Car from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 97.8% out of 100 with 995 ratings
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