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RATINGS: 448   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
poisoneddwarf (1931) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - NOV 13, 2012
750 ml corked and caged bottle. 2011 Project, 7.76% ABV. Pours cloudy orange with a medium off-white head that falls in about a minute into a skiff of foam. Aroma is full of apricot, dusty brett, Band-Aid. Taste is mouth-puckering sour, acidic, apricoty; finishes dry. Carbonation is pretty high, full-bodied. Excellent.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1848) - Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2015
750 ml. Fresh apricot. Medium Sour. Nice little picker. Light acidity. Pretty good stuff.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jennajlover (135) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Dried apricots and some yeast. Great about this brew us some tart but no fake fruity sweetness. Seems 100% natural. Apricots stay through entire beer with the wonderful tart funk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (2320) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy gold with very little head. Aromas dried apricots and a bit of funk. Flavors of very sour apricot candies. Fun but complex and expensive.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle. Hazy pale golden beer with an offwhite head. Sourish Apricot, rubber tart grassy floral aroma. Sourish Woody aprcot grassy flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito (4053) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2015
The Sampler, NYC bottle: pours orange with white head. Aroma is apricot, brett and a good bunch of it, and vinegar. Taste is apricot at first but the sourness takes over. Brett is real prominent at the finish. Quite good. Very sour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (8410) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Draught at the Cascade Brewing Barrel House, Portland, OR. Cloudy yellow colour with a small white head. Dryness, fruits, sourness and mild sweetness in the aroma. The flavour is super sour and tart... I don't know if there's some apricot notes or not, it's just pure sourness... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (5889) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy gold with medium frothy off white head that lasts. The aroma is vinous, oak, faint apricot. Thin mouth with tart apricot, light funk, oak, lingering sour, really enjoyed this.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shonobiwan (218) - Sound Beach, New York, USA - APR 29, 2015
Shared bomber. Pours a slightly cloudy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of apricots. Taste is sour apricots, barnyard, and oak. Mostly tart. Very nice.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stangger (603) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2015
Hazy. Mad tart, sour, funk. Oakiness near the finish. a tang of Apricot sweetness mixed in at the end . Bursting with flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoprider (149) - DENMARK - APR 26, 2015
Golden straw colour, slightly hazy with a frothy white head. Nose has big apricot and big, very sour funk. A vinous and sour flavour with jammy apricot, some leather and mineral notes as well. Drying aftertaste. Very nice overall.


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