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RATINGS: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2010
Bottle. 25.4 oz. Courtesy of Maggie at Monk’s. Thanks Maggie! Split with James, Dallas, and Ann. Pours a transluscent, hazy orange with a bubbly, thin white head. Aroma of apricot, peach, funk, sweet malt, oak, zesty hops, and tons of floral notes, especially lavender. Meduim bodied with a tart, sour palate balanced well by the smoothness of the malts. The oak aging definitely accounts for much of this beer’s quality; fresh, it would likely taste to acidic and sweet. Very good sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DeputyAndy (632) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2010
Off yellow pour, hazy with lots of head. Smells of apricot funk with lots of sourness. Very nice balance of the apricot and the sourness. Thanks to the bartender at monks for this one! Shared with james and pat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (5815) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2010
Bottle at Monks courtesy of the waitress. Pours a bright orange body with slight haze. Aroma is strong apricot and some other fruit. Mouthfeel is great complexity with notes of fruity esters, apricot, tartness, sour candy and wheat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2010
Bottle from 5 points. A nice, drinkable, high gravity brew. Light apricot and oak to balance the Cristal malt. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2010
750 ml bottle @ redlight redlight. Fresh apricots on the nose with hints of funk. Pours golden blonde with an orange hue and white head. Sweet apricots upfront with sour tart flavors and oak. Nice, not as sour as I was expecting but still excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (9869) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2010
Bottle thanks to Alex. Pours apricot with a white head. Thin retention. Nose is sour peach, barnyard, musky aromas and spice. Taste is tart peach with some spice and funk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (7036) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2010
Pours deep golden with nice white head, aroma is apricot, apple, and some acidic tannins. Taste up front is sweet and slightly tart apricot, leading into a nice sour middle with taste of sour apples, and a dry finish. Excellent sour brew, apricot works well with the sour to create a nice balanced brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2010
Pours a cloudy orangey golden color with a thin white head. Solid aroma of apricots, wood, mild sweetness and sourness. Good flavor of apricots, wood, sourness and mild sweetness, the flavor feels less intense than the aroma. Yet another solid offering from Cascade!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4341) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 20, 2010
750 from Bruisin Ales. Fantastic lambic aroma. Nice orange body. Taste is slightly fruity and wine like with solid lambic tones. Fantastic. Well done sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2010
Pours a deep amber with a nice off-white head. Aroma is ceadr-aged apricot, sweet orange, barnyard floor, and hay-infused strawberries. Flavor is a sour rush of apricot soaked in cedar and left in a barn near a horse blanket. Simple, yet complex. The flavors wash over the tongue like a steady rain. Thanks for the recommendation on this one! Now, send more.

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