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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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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.


Mora2000's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (5834) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Huge thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle. Very dark red pour with a white head. The aroma is awesome. I get some cherry notes up front, but as you dig in a little more you get some nice maple, brown sugar and vanilla notes. The flavor is similarly complex. I get a lot of tart cherry character, as well as some light funk and toffee. The oak also comes through nicely in the flavor adding some vanilla, maple and wood. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Awesome American-made sour, but I expect nothing less from Cascade.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (6019) - 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."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biggsbowler (366) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle - pours dark ruby red. Sour cherry and tartness in the aroma. The taste is sour cherry with a very tart finish. A little vinegary like a red Flemish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5916) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
pulled out by Jo+Doug, thanks guys .. . pours a dark ruby .. mild head ring .. . moptop .. sour cherry, unripe cherry flesh (FLESH!!!), and mild vinaigrette .. . very tasty but a bit too one dimensional to be great .. . . Looks fun. They never let me do that though. Itís always, "feet first" "no you canít go down with a baby" "put your swimsuit back on"

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1478) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Pours a nice dark red color with pink head. Berries, cherry, oak, and tartness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes tart and dry.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jntfan1978 (45) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - APR 14, 2014
Deep reddish pour with purple. Head is pinkish. Aroma is fruity, sweet tart cherry, and berries. Sour at first but finishes with jammy flavor of berries and cherries

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3416) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
This was courtesy of Darren, the proprietor of The Local Beer Bar in Eureka, CA. Poured a dark red color with a white head and some pink highlights. Nose of cherry and oak. Medium in body. Flavor is sour cherry, some oak, apple and citrus. Finish is dry and sour. Really good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10074) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 10, 2014
750 ml bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of pinkish amber foam. Aromas of cherry, barnyard funk and toffee. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of cherry, toffee, light barnyard and light earthiness with a crisp dry tart lingering cherry finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Pours murky brown to ruby, min head Smell is diaper, cherry, literally the most poop smell in a beer Iíve ever had Taste is sweet cherry, earthy, red fruit Light to mid body Ok

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (1042) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2014
At c&g tasting. Aroma is dark berries, tartness, blackberry, fig. Taste is low acidity, cherry, apple. Pear.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4730) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
Draft - Sour cherry and a bit of anise. Cloudy maroon with a thin pink head. Sour cherry, a bit of oak and some nice tartness. Reminds me of a Flemish red. Very nice.


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