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RATINGS: 427   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 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (8103) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Bottle from Craft. Pours hazy orange with 3-finger, fizzy white head. Nose is apricot, tart fruit, hopcitrus, funk. Tastes very tart, with a nice rtich apricot flavor, and a lively palate, with notable complexity. This one starts well and ends even better, and makes me want to pick up another tomorrow, and I think Iíll do that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4967) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2010
bottle thanks to mora2000 or exiled. light amber with a faint cream head. nose is apricot, wood, more apricot, and faint sourness. nice on the palate, huge apricot notes, wood, tart, and a sour finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2010
750ml Bottle (at 9%ABV per the bottle): Aroma of apricot, lambic, funk, barnyard, oak, Brett, lactic acid, and a hint of Bazooka gum wrapper. Poured orange/amber/apricot in color with a small, lose, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout around the edges and as a film on top of the beer. Cloudy. Very sparkling. Flavor is medium tart, and medium sweet. Tastes of apricot, light lambic, light lactic acid, fruit, watermelon Nerds, light Brett, slight funk, and a hint of barnyard. Medium body. Tingly texture. Lively carbonation. Apricot, lambic, and light Brett finish is medium sweet and lightly tart. 9%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 16, 2010
750ml, 08. The cage is twisted incredibly hard. When I do finally get it off the carbonation causes the beer to foam up to the top of the bottle. Pours bright orange with a thick, well-retained white head. Aroma is peaches and cream. Basically just a juicy apricot. Very fruity with no notes of funk. Taste is medium to medium strong sourness. Mildly fruity with mostly just a semi-intense tartness. This is good. I would have preferred a bit more funk but itís good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (7169) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2010
Pours clear deep copper with off white head. The aroma is musty oxidized funky apricot moving into sour notes. The taste is aggressively tart then quickly becomes a bit fruity with apricot mixing with a mild level of crushed aspirin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brokensail (11854) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 29, 2010
A: The pour is a cloudy amber color with a thin cream colored head on top and plenty of tiny carbonation bubbles. S: The nose is highly lactic and acidic with plenty of fruity apricot notes as well. There is a light oak character and a hint of sweetness. T: The apricots in the flavor are a bit sweeter, but thereís still a nice acidity to it. The oak and fruit provide a fair amount of tannins which dry out the beer quite a bit. M: The carbonation is quite high and the beer is very dry, especially on the finish, which I like. Thereís also a bit of alcohol warmth, which was surprising. D: The Cascade sours are delicious as a rule, and this one is no exception. A fantastic beer and Iím glad I have some more at home.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (4544) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2010
Thanks to sebletitje, the Cascade man! Pours apricot orange with an off-white head. Nose is brett, fruit, apricot, peach, and vinegar. Flavor is similar with apricot, peach, vinegar, and lingering sweet fruit. Great blend of fruity and tart, like most Cascade Sours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WabashMan (1016) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2010
Special thanks to some guys from Atlanta, Georgia for sharing this great sour ale with us, at Dark Lord Day 2010! I really enjoyed this beer. Sourness (as expected) and not the overdone sweetness of some fruit beers marks this offering and is well complemented by the flavor of the apricots. Really very nice!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
NickVega (154) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2010
Gets better with age evidently. I wish it was a bit less expensive, but Iíll buy more anyway. Itís tasty and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyJ (4633) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 19, 2010
On tap at the Stone Oakquinox 2010. Pours a golden orange, with thin white head. Start sour, with tart fruitiness, then nice apricot flavor, light sweetness, brett funk, and a touch of oak. The body was nice and effervescent. Good!

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