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Cascade Cerise Nouveau

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.85%
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This NW style sour ale is the Cerise Nouveau of cherry beers. It’s a blend of red ales aged in oak barrels for up to eight months, then aged on fresh Bing cherries for an additional three months. This beer is best served immediately, and as such, will only be sold at Barrel House and Raccoon Lodge.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4815) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle at Stone Oakquinox. Deep cherry red/purple pour, with an off white head. Intense cherry juice flavor, tart, wood, white vinegar, and lots of deep red fruit. Nice strong cherry sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1607) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 8, 2015
750 shared poured a dark garnet red with no head at all. the initial aroma is a beautiful sour cherry with funk. absolutely delish to the nose. the flavor was a straight up sour cherry funky cherry with some alcohol on the end glass of nectar from the gods. absolutely amazing sour cherry beer. the tartness of the cherries was amazing. love this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1335) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 24, 2015
Funny dark purpley red with no head. Nose is cascade all the way. Funky, a chemical touch, that special cascade nastiness, well that's too much, but you know. Cascady is the name of the game. Weird frosting and black cherry koolaid. Sour but not as agro as other cascades. Sweet pretty balanced palate. Taste is cascade profile, black cherry koolaid, tart cherries, lactic acid, lemon juice. Taste is aggressive sour as are all cascades.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
krumbum (642) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Smells like a chocolate covered cherries. Deep cherry red. Smooth rich cherry that the sour grows out of, along your jaw. Left over tartness sticks around.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (5041) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2015
Personal contribution to the “pre-club 54 tasting”. Obtained in a trade with AdamJackson. 2012 Vintage. Very dark red fruit appearance, little in the way of head. Nose is thick dark fruits, lactic, quite puckering, lots of skins, some age,… Taste is dark fruits, puckering wine, very sour, lots of sour cherry skins, some dusty age,… Puckering vinegary body. Pretty good even if I had some higher hopes.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (12149) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
750 c&c shared by Marcus. Pours like a nice cab or zin. A very deep inhale produces a near-homicidal burst of astringent cherry. Med body or better. Flavor is like a very good red wine, except it’s cherry and a tad tart. Woody oak fits.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7307) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle from Capitol Beer &Tap Room. Pours blood red with no head and an intense cherry and treacle aroma. There is a dry cherry flavor with an oak finish. This is a very unusual brew that is a pleasure to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1320) - sacramento, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Pours blood red. With a red wine aroma with lots of cherry. Taste is cherry and tart. Some viniger

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syzzer (605) - Oregon, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Drank from bomber 12-25-14. Dark cherry color, brown, brick red. Head dissipates to nothing. Med sour, decent corn yeast flavor. Med body mouthfeel. 8.15bd, 8lisa,4kevmar,8dad,8.1bry

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (5666) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2015
Sample at Sour Sunday 2015. Ruby red with a small head. Aroma and taste of cherries, oak, funk and light spices. The finish was on the sweet side. Sour but not extremely sour. Balanced and refreshing. Tasty!


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