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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 266   ABV: 8.85%
This NW style sour ale is the Cerise Nouveau of cherry beers. Itís 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (12951) - 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 itís cherry and a tad tart. Woody oak fits.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7994) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1419) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syzzer (625) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (6285) - 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kathouse (1370) - Nevada, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Cherry red and clear with no head. Big fruit aroma of cherries. Tart and sour flavor without being puckering. Smooth finish like a sweet tart. Very nice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheGoldenChalice (23) - The Garden of the Beer Gods, North Carolina, USA - JAN 4, 2015
750ml bottle. Served in a Teku. 2014 Project, recently bottled. Aroma -- distinct, astringent, sour, cherry, mouth puckering aromatic qualities that leaves me salivating for more. Arguably, the best aroma Iíve encountered w/ a Cascade sour. Appearance -- dark burgundy appearance w/ fizzy head emblematic of a blackberry/cherry-like sour. Head is similar to De Gardeís Blackberry Bu w/ some burgundy color that dissipates quickly. Almost looks like cranberry juice after it has sat out for an hour. Taste -- effervescent, tart cherry mouthfeel that is more sour and tart than sweet, which I appreciate considering I was quaffing NG Belgian Red this weekend. Subtle oak on finish, but not prevalent throughout initial sip. Extremely enjoyable and sessionable. Palate -- Semi-spritzy, elegant, across entire palate. My, god -- the cherries blend remarkably well w/ the Red ales which were coalesced in this brew. Overall -- one of my favorite cherry beers. Fruit flies hovering over my cup within ten minutes, and my place is immaculate. I am truly saddened this is a limited seasonal release; I could drink this year round. Thank you, Cascade Brewing for your continued efforts and craftsmanship.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewje41 (1742) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Draft pour at the raccoon brew pub. Pours the darkest possible red with a fresh sweet cherry aroma. What an awesome beer this is. Black cherry flavor with near maximum tartness. Finishes with a sweet and sour berry combination along with a red wine touch. This stuff is awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
baraciisch (2462) - California, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Deep purplish red in color... Aroma of oak, red wine, dark fleshy berries... Flavor is like the best blend of red wine and Flemish red, berries, tannins, and Cabernet blend beautifully with light fruity tartness... Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (7860) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Another expensive beer from Cascade, but another that was worth every cent. Took a leap of faith with this bottle as they were not serving this at the pub at the time. Significantly better than the very nice kriek. Elegant is the first word that comes to mind. Very refined and decadent even for a sour, but not at the expense of the funk. Fruity, but not very sweet. Adequately sour with lots of lingering oak. Deeelicious."

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