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RATINGS: 490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cascade Apricot Ale is based on our Temptor Triple Ale that has undergone over 8 months of lactic fermentation and oak barrel aging. Ripe NW Apricots are fermented with this beer for 3 additional months. This hand packaged and bottle conditioned ale will only get better with age ... good luck waiting.

Serve at 45-50 Degrees F.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
Pours a hazy and copper beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is flowers, the, peach, malt and sweetness. The flavor follows the nose with additional acidity. The palate is dry and acidic. Overall a good beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dagimp (915) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2011
From a corked and caged bottle picked up at the brewery. IIRC, this is an ’09 project. Pours into a brandy snifter with fizzy white head but little to no lacing. Awesome aroma of apricots and lemon... simply fantastic. Mouthfeel is over carbonated at first but quickly gets down to a manageable level. I was expecting this to be mouth-numbingly sour like the most recent kriek was, but it wasn’t. It wasn’t at all. It was tart with plenty of apricot flavor. In fact, that’s pretty much the taste to it. Tart with plenty of apricot and a good dose of funk. Extremely good beer. I would be happy to buy it again if the brewery wasn’t 3000 miles away from me. Good reason to visit the relatives! Hey, they love good beer too!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2011
Thanks to dedollewaitor. Blind tasted. Pours dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, flower, perfume, fruit, tropical fruit, peach and tea. Flavour is caramel, sour, acidic, peach, leather, grapefruit and tropical fruit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
thome50 (1265) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - SEP 10, 2011
On tap at Stone Sour Fest. From notes. Pours a nice orange color with off white head. Aroma of sour and some nice apricot notes. Taste is outstanding with nice amount of apricot at the front with a very mouth puckering sour at the end. Overall a great sour if you like apricot and a nice pucker.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattH (737) - California, USA - SEP 9, 2011
5 ounce draft sample at Beachwood Sour Fest. Aroma of apricots. Flavor dominated by dried apricots and taste of chardonnay. Tart finish. Good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cjl6 (57) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2011
Cascade charges a lot for their beers. Despite this, I think they are the best brewery in Portland. This should say a lot for their beer. 8 ounce little glass from the brewery for six bucks, but I’d still say it’s a bargain. I’d rather have a tiny bit of this very beautifully crafted beer than a bunch of rounds of cheaper IPAs or stouts. The body is very well balanced and the smell is deliciously sour with a trickle of apricots to seal the deal. Great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2011
BOttle. Orange with large white head with big bubbles. A big sour apricot and funk yeast aroma. Flavor is apricot and oak . Send me another bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (21745) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity sour tart apricot aroma. Fruity sour tart funky apricot flavor. Has a fruity sour tart finish with apricot in the aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pailhead (6249) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2011
Courtesy of rayl101

Bottle: The aroma is heavy sour lemon and moderate apricot. It pours a hazy amber with a two finger white head. The flavor starts with a very quick yeastiness. The finish has heavy lemon sourness and light-moderate apricot. Overall, not mouth puckering, but pretty much the perfect amount of sourness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15250) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2011
Bottle @ Blindtasting, Odense, July 2011. Pours unclear orange with a small creamy white head. Tart and fruity nose. Apricot and orange. Crisp, dry and funky tart flavor. Nice


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