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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29332) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2009
Bottled. An unclear red-brown beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet and acidic with notes of wood, brettanomyces, and fruit. The flavor is sweet and acidic with notes of brettanomyces, wood, and berries, leading to a tart finish. The body is a bit thin.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13410) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
#06 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 01-Maj-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Cloudy red/brown - brown head. Roasted, berries, marzipan, sourness, cherry?? - blackberries !!, oakey, spicy, vinegar, balsamic, tart.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10844) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
¤6 papsø blindtasting. Clear brown, thick small light brown head. aroma is slightly sour, and caramelly. flavor is slightly sour, citrus,very well balanced, this is a very nice brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (2715) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle pours out a brown with a little red high topped with a small bubble head. Aroma of light berries and a little wood. Tast more of the light berrie and some tartness. This was a little to bubbley for me. Have to say one of my least favorate Cascade Sours.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle #6 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Clear red brown coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of berries and spices. Fruity and light acidic flavour of berries and brett. Tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grovlam (4154) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
#6 Bottle. [Papsoe grand American tasting] Large thick creamy almost brown looking head that mostly lasted. Good display of lacework. Hazy dark amber color. Aroma of sour cherry, vinegar, citrus, fruit, Brett, almond, wood like dryness. Medium to full bodied with an average carbonation and dry texture. Moderated sour and sweet flavor. Lingering cherry vinegar finish. 7 / 4 / 7 / 3 / 15 = 3.6

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
From bottle, Papsoes blindtasting #6. Pours murky brown with a small tan head. Dry wooden, acetone and cherry aroma. Subdued sweet, malty and citric flavoured. Dry and citric to vague acidic flavoured finish. Lasting vague fruity finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4400) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2009
SourFest II. Thanks to Skyview. Dark brown almost purple color with a large head. Solid blackberry aroma. Pretty light in the flavor, and not much other than the fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5209) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2009
Purchased a 750 ml bottle via Malt & Vine and sampled at Skyview Sourfest II. Pours a hazy reddish brown sour brew with a decent off-white head that has excellent retention and spotty lacing. Aroma of sweet blackberries, barnyard funk, tart apple and a hint of vanilla. Taste is slightly sweet blackberries, yeast, a hint of bubble gum, and sour apple. Finish is slightly sweet blackberries and vanilla with a hint of yeast aftertaste. More of a sweet fruit ale than a sour but still enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2009
Thanks Skyview. Mostly funk, with a little blackberry. Tart, faint malts. Subtle blackberry, mostly on the finish. Very acidic. 6/3/7/3/15


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