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RATINGS: 507   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crosamich (433) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - MAR 31, 2012
2009 from the bottle, Nov2010. This one could serve as a Flanders for aficionados or noobs. bright orange color. Aroma is more funk than fruit, however, neither is too strong. By style, expect more sour and fruit-forward but still a good beer nonetheless. Apricot is in the background here. easy-drinking

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle 750 ml (2008 Vintage)
Aroma mid light tartness, light peach with hop notes. Very gentle hints of oak. 7+
Appearance bright amber gold look. Medium plus head. Sparse lace.
Flavor and Palate : medium bodied. Sourness up front with zesty feel. Bit dry on top end. Fruity notes with zesty sourness blended with alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (6099) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 11, 2012
bottle from curly - thanks! 2010 edition. Cloudy, bubbly appearance, with a huge head. Smells, not surprisingly, like apricots. Flavor is apricot, some oak, and a little bit baby aspirin. There is a weird mix of fresh apricot an some artificial flavors. Still, very tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robinvboyer (4175) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2012
2009 750ml. Hazy orange, small beige head. Big tart aromas of apricots and many tropical fruits. Big funky esters. Carb is a tad high. Sourness and tartness are great, not over the top, just right. Touches of barnyard funk. Great stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11242) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2012
Tim’s bottle, 2008 vintage, that has mellowed out as we shall see. Orange coloured body, understated carbonation. Very malty, subdued acidity. Very good drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2012
750ml bottle shared by jsprime. 2009 version. hazy deep orange with a lasting off white head. big sour acid and apricot nose. intense sourness, lots of fruit, very flanders pale from a base beer stand point, well integrated fruit. nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
drunkenpolack (319) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2012
2009 Bottle. Apricot Ale pours well an apricot color. Go figure! It’s cloudy and nicely carbonation. A small white head forms but goes bye bye rather quickly. Smell has a nice deep fruitness about it. Apricots definitely take center stage here but I picked up some lemon and pear. Right behind is a good amount of funk and a nice backbone of malt and oak. Smells great. In the taste you’re greeted with the nice lactic acidic kick. Not overly sour but enough to wake up my taste buds. Mix in the lovely apricot taste with the oak and funk and you have a nice mixture here. It’s sour for sure but I feel like everything balances out the beer perfectly. Just lovely. The almost 9% alcohol was very well hidden. Dangerous! Mouthfeel is medium bodies, dry, and has a good amount of carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rodenbach99 (4251) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
2009 bottling. 9,0% alc/vol. 750ml brown bottle shared with friends. Clear amber with a white head. I really like this peachy nose, apricot candy. Some acidity on the nose. The fuzzy peach taste is very interesting. Easy drinking, light and refreshing. This is a classic to be, way better than the kriek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rederic (3256) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2012
750ml bottle, 2009 bottling, amber color, with a beige head, sweet and sour earthy, fruity, apricot , funky, yeasty lactic nose, with some dusty, faint musty, horseblanket notes, and a light wet oak barrel, acidic orange peel, sharp accent in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice mild acidic, lactic yeast finkiness, chalky, spritzy earthy sour apricot character, with a light vanilla, wet oak barrel, milky yougurt sourness flavour, and some candied orange, tangerine peel, doughy, pale toasted malt undertones from is belgium tripel base, leading towards a warming. milkyish funkiness, sour, sharp apricot, candied orange rind, lemon acidic, wet oaky finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (5182) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2012
(Vintage 2009) Une mousse évanescente sur un liquide à la robe cuivrée et légèrement voilée. Un nez bien construit, à la fois souple et percutant. Des parfums d’abricot et de fruits tropicaux au profil légèrement suret. Une présence feutrée de notes rustiques. Un souffle chargé de douceur. Des saveurs agréables, un rappel de l’été dans cette mer de neige. Des fruits du verger et des fruits tropicaux. Des fleurs touchées par les microbes. Des notes surettes, lactiques et boisées touchées par des notes douces. Un réel plaisir. Une bouche de moyenne dimension avec une effervescence juste et une texture légère. Une finale parfumée par les abricots et les fleurs surettes.

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