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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   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.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (8108) - Indiana, USA - APR 12, 2012
Bottle to snifter (brew3crew). Looks good; you can see the blueberry notes. Smells great; sour and fruity. Tastes good, but I think it will get better with age. Mouthfeel is good. Hella-tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2013
749.99ml bottle .. . pours a mild planet earth tinted brown .. . mild foam .. mild lacing .. mild mouth .. . solid blueberry jam and light soured grain .. . pretty nice beer, would love a whole bottle to myself .. . . i have never taken off my socks- ever.. you eventually grow into your baby socks

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (8038) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 22, 2013
Courtesey of Travlr. 2012 Vintage. 75 cl. bottle sampled. Pours a dark fox raspberry colour, quickly fading pinkish head. Tart, lightly lactic blueberries, lightly lactic, tart, fruity, strong spices, almost Christmas wine touch,… Lightly lactic tart blueberries, spices, funky, light sour, finish is bitter, blueberry top, light wine, tart, sour tartness, light yeast,… Fluffy carbonation. Tartness states in the back of your mouth. Not bad at all.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours with a vibrant red-purple hued body with a small, fizzy head. Aromas are very tart, lightly funky (mostly clean), fruity, estery and jammy. Flavors are very very tart, jammy, blueberries, tannin. Clean. Acidic blueberry pie, low malt, light acetic acid. Lively bubbles, puckering and dry. Low oak. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2016
3/15/16. 750mL bottle from Craft on Draft. Dark blue/purple pour with a small, fizzy pinkish purplish head that sizzles away fast. The look plus my color blindness sorta makes it look like a glass of Diet Coke... but of course purple/blue when I look closer. Annnnnnyway... huge sour aroma, on par with other Cascades, leaning a bit towards acetic, though, tannic berries and dark fruits. Big sour flavor, acidic, citric, lactic, and acetic, etc. Blueberry, dark fruits, oak and vanilla, a touch musty, lingers very sour and dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (7849) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2012
Bottle shared by Jeppe. Pours hazy deep reddish with a small pink head. The aroma is berries, acid, blueberry, oak and wood. The flavour is blueberries, sweetness, acid, caramel and wood.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (7723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
cascade + upright tasting sessions - thanks to all. pours cloudy red-purplish with a nice blushed cap, good retention and lacing. juicy and sweet blueberries, perfumy, bretty, some cherries too, bit of candies. moderate carbonation, light body, dry and lightly acetic finish. very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (7699) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2016
On tap at Cascade. Pinkish with a small head. Mild aroma of blueberries, more in the taste. Also funk and oak. The finish was dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7579) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 13, 2012
750, corked and baled. Thanks, J&A! Pours a dark rubied amber with a dense and fizzy pink head that falls quickly away. Funky barnyard on the nose with a tinge of tart berry. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Oak and balsamic on the mid-palate with a dry, oaky, slightly minerally finish. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (7485) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2015
750ml bottle pours a hazy purple with some cloudy pink head. Nose is straight blueberry pie, juicy, not too much else, some juicy red wine maybe. Flavor is sweet and tart, berry, some pie, juicy. Medium bodied and lightly tart.


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