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Cascade Blackberry Ale

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cascade Blackberry Ale spends over 6 months of lactic fermentaion and aging in small oak barrels. This "Belgian Flanders Style Red Ale" is refermented with fresh whole Northwest Blackberries and then hand bottled. Cascade Blackberry Ale is bottle fermented and should be refrigerated or stored at cellar temp and served at 45-50 degrees.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hirigalzkar (2808) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle (thanks finol). Nice sweet and fruity aroma with a small berry seed-like dryness. Crisp, tart taste with a high fruitiness and sweetness. Small vinousity.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
finol (2979) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark copper without a head. Aroma of blackberries. Tart, fruity lambic like taste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (726) - SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle Red, no head. Nice! Aroma of blackberry, sour, cellar organic Taste fresh sour. Blackberry mild. Sweet. Hint of casics Tart.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2016
Pours a deep dark red w/ quick dissipating pink head. Aromas of big berry, vinous, and a little funk. Flavors of sour berry, vinegar notes...funky sour greatness!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (6395) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle. Ruby purple pour with tan head. Light blackberry aromas, sour tart, berry tones. Wine, oak, blackberries, berry, fruit Flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14592) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle - pours reddish white head - nose and taste of blackberry, oak, sour lactose - med body

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dwyerpg (5497) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 15, 2016
A strong sour aroma, definitely has the pink purple color of a blackberry. This is quite sour- mouth-puckering really. Yet it's not that good. I think the fruit lends a sweetness that doesn't work, despite the sour base. And it is nowhere near worth the exorbitant price.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jc1762 (611) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Poured into a plastic cup showing translucent rims and an opaque center. The nose shows intense blackberry notes. The palate is light to moderately carbonated, full bodied with a perfect fruit forwardness of black berries and a perfect tartness. Slightly too easy to drink and missing complexity and depth in flavors some would want from most sours but given this is the only blackberry sour that I know, this is very well done and surpassed my expectations.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4884) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 1, 2015
Nicely integrated black berry and modest sourness. Lovely deep purple only color.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (6773) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle shared by a friend. Hazy purple pour with a medium pink head. Aroma of sweet blackberry, malt and sour vinegar. Sour berry flavor with a bit of sweet maltiness before a sour finish.


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