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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 220   ABV: 7.33%
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This NW style sour ale blends wheat & blond ales that were oak aged in barrels for 6 mths, then additionally aged 4 mths on fresh blueberries. Huge herbal notes of dense blueberries in the nose give way to hints of oak & a dusty floral note. Rich earthy notes of dark fruit on the palate lead to a tart finish that dries out to a base note of blueberry skins.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1652) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle at the BA Buffalo bottle share. Pours red amber, small head. Nose of Brett and berries. Taste is more of the same plus a strange bandaid aftertaste. Body is light and slick textured. Not a terrible brew, perhaps not the best example from this sour brewery.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bleeng (1510) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
bottle. Pours dark red. Nose is tart and fruity. Tons of fruit plus a nice tartness. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Light purple-red. Lots of barrel, touch of blueberry, touch yeasty, opening acidity, dash of fruit and almost a yoghurty lacto character.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6639) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle, shared at RBAG 2014. Beautiful hazy purple. Genuine raw blueberry character shares equal billing with sourness that is more like unripened berries than anything, along with some subtle funk. A very drinkable sour.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (920) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle to goblet at RBAG14 Oh yeah, blueberry and lemon. Cloudy cranberry, no head. Taste is cranberry and a bit of blueberry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3790) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle - Blueberry and some yeasty funk. Cloudy reddish pink with a decent white head. Light tartness, light funk and a berry finish. Fairly mild compared to the other sours from Cascade.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (823) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
Purple, with white head. Tart blueberries, lacto, quite sour, but not crazy. Very good

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Experiment_Ale (977) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2014
At Cascade brewpub wih Taylor, Stephen, and Dina. Pours clear dark rose red. Aroma is hint if fruits, kind of grape mild bandaid, not much aroma. Taste is grape, sweet, bandaid rubber medical gross. Not my thing at all.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3318) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2014
25.4 oz bottle. Deep purple with foamy pink edges. Nose is yoghurt, cheese, sour blueberry, grain and lemon pudding. Tart and juicy with a growing pucker and a dry finish. Taste is sour lemon with hints of blueberry and earthy skins. Solid simple sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3468) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours a hazy pinkish red with medium frohthy pink head that lasts. The aroma is a strong tart blueberry and oak. Thin mouthfeel with sour berry, funk, oak. Light acidity, easy to drink, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (843) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Tap at brewery. Dark Ruby pour. Bandaid, blueberry, Pinot noir, earth, oak, red wine vinegar. Medium body. Medium sourness with Pinot noir throughout the body. Nice


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