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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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Sour porter blend aged in bourbon barrels.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 30, 2012
2009 Vintage
Tasted on 9/30/12 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle sent to me by Chris, big thanks. Pours deep, dark brown with a bit of a red velvet tint, and a thin brown head that slowly recedes to thin lace. The nose is sour with loads of chocolate malt, maple, vanilla, and caramel bourbon, and just a touch of roast. The flavor is a bit more sour up front, moving to all of the chocolate, maple, vanilla, and caramel barrel aged notes, and finishing with some roast. The body is full and tannic with average carbonation and a very long sour and bourbon finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (394) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2015
Dégustée chez Alexandre Mathieu. Cheers! Servie trop froide, la bière s’est lentement réchauffée pour révéler un côté complexe et agréable. Nez typique de Cascade, de bourbon chaud, de bois, d’épices et de sucre roux caramélisé. En bouche le liquide est extrêmement acide. La gorge me brûle tant le liquide est vinaigré. Beau parfum de vanille qui prend le dessus avec la température qui augmente. Trop intense pour moi, cette bière va trop loin dans toutes les directions à la fois.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1672) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 8, 2015
750 shared and poured a medium brown with no head. the aroma was a mild sourness, dark fruit and what I called an almost rootbeer flavor. but much more complex. lots of nose power. the flavor was so smooth and mild. but the flavor in general was complex. plenty of sour and dark fruit and total yumminess. second favorite from cascade...

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gearz (49) - Maryland, USA - APR 30, 2015
In the words of the late great colonel Sanders,"I'm too drunk to taste this chicken." ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joet (2386) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - APR 7, 2015
Dark and headless, aromas of dark fruit, bit of boozy, grape, berry, raspberry, lightly tart, fruit sweetness, pit fruit. Delicious

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Syzzer (616) - Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2015 Poured from bomber 3-7-15 with Bryan post taxes. Thick and rich, distinct oak woodiness with med sourness. Great sour ale with malts. Aroma of figgy, cherry. Dark opaque brown color. 9.45 bd. 7.7bry

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cmonster (998) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle served in a tulip. 2009 vintage, opened in early 2015 for a special occasion. Big pop and then it starts to gush. Poured quickly without loosing a drop. Lovely murky mid-dark brown pour with a decent sized light brown head. Monster nose: Vanilla, bourbon, dark fruit and heavy cinnamon. Also somewhat floral. Medium plus sour and mildly sweet on the palate. Medium body, decent carbonation, and a tart, light tannic finish. Complex, powerful and warming. Incredible showing especially considering it’s age.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (830) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2015
2011 bottle to glass. Bday gift from my brother. Pours a deep brown color with a fizzy tan head. Aroma is tart, sweet molasses, touch of bourbon, vanilla. Flavor has a solid tartness up from that quickly transforms into a molasses and candy sugary sweetness. Faint smoky Bourbon in the finish. Unique. Quite tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxodom (44) - - DEC 26, 2014
going from memory. 750ml bottle, bourbon comes though in a nice way, tan color, overall, one of my favorite cascade sours yet.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
XaenDovet (1222) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle share. Clear deep red brown. Big legs. Aroma of bourbon, bright sour cherry and raisin. Taste is full sweetness and a sour balance. A tingly finish from booze, but not unpleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (3767) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Sampled at the Kick Starter event at the Humboldt Cider Company to help fund their new tasting room. Pours near black with a light tan head. Nose of funk and oak, along with some fruit and chocolate. Full body, Rich mouth feel. Flavor is a lot of wine barrel and the sourness is very present and this carries over to the finish. I really liked this.


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