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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Barrel Aged Double Flanders Red Ale


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - NOV 17, 2012
750ml bottle. Rating #132. Interesting beer, something didnít seem right. A few of the guys were saying it smelled like nail polish, which it did just a little bit. One thing for sure was that it was extremely sour, very puckering. Ok beer, just wasnít feeling it. (2562)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16595) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart cherry aroma. Fruity sour tart woody cherry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart woody cherry finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcmd (314) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Pours a dark brown with red hue, decent off- white head which settles. Aroma is tart cherry, lemon, lots of oak, hint of bourbon. Taste is sour cherry and funk, vinegar with nice oak and vanilla in the finish. Great palate. One of the best sours Iíve had.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2293) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Thanks to brewandbbq for hooking me up with this bottle! Pours a deep garnet brown with a huge tan head that slowly dissipates and leaves much lace on the way down. Smells of balsamic, cherries, lemon and funk. Light alcohol note and a touch of wood. The flavor is complex and varied. Up front I get some sweet cherries and a light sweet maltiness. Tart cherries, a bit of lactic acid and lemons destroy the sweetness in short order. Woody oak come in next with a bit of funk and vinegar and an ever increasing lactic tartness. The finish leaves a lingering sweet tart candy feel on my taste buds. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a tart chalky puckering mouthfeel. Very nice Flanders style ale very complex. Maybe I should have asked for more than one bottle!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5816) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Pours a rad red .. medium foam .. light lacing .. . mm, this is a nice brew - tart and raspberry/fruit madness .. . very light but solid .. . wish i had gotten more! .. . . "thereís a small mouse under his eye"

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bill Becker (312) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 10, 2012
2011 Project, bought from the brewery online for $21 It pours a murky rusty colour, started off with over a finger head of foam but that quickly dissipated. Very little lacing left behind. You can certainly smell the sour cherries and the oak barrel. Some slight note of vanilla there. My nose is happy. Tart cherries up front in the taste, oak flavours not so much. Alcohol extremely well hidden when it comes to what sits and swirls in my mouth, some definite warming during and after the swallow. Sour, yeah, but not overly so. Very slight hint of a vinegar sourness so I donít *think* that heartburn will be an issue. Very tasty from the get go; I opened it at near room temp to get all of the flavours rather than opening after pulling from the fridge. A delightfully delicious Wild Ale that I wish had a bit less alcohol to make it even more drinkable; as is, itís still and an easy drop to tip back. Iím very impressed with what Cascade has made here. They sure do know their s*it.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dixonian (1561) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2012
750ml bottle. Cloudy amber brew, small white head. Smells incredible - cherry pie, bourbon, oak, and cinnamon. Easy drinking for the high ABV - great mix of tart and sour. Delicious!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Bottle shared amongst friends at my "Massive Mikkeller" tasting. Cascade, along with Cantillon, really do have sours down to a science. The balance between the fruit, sourness, tartness and funk is all there. Makes for an incredible drinking experience.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2012

Bottle 750ml. corked @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TFODRBSG12, Ulfborg.

[ As Cascade Sang Noir ].
Clear medium to dark brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy grape, red wine, vinegar, oak - wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet, moderate acidic and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, dry, grape, fruity - berry, wood - oak, vinegar, balanced, phenol - aceton notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic - aceton. [20120818]

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 8, 2012
Bottle at RBAG, from my commemorative RBAG glass. Pours cloudy deep red/brown, with a thin off-white head, and great lacing. Nose is bourbon, cherry, leather - honestly the nose is a bit lighter and simpler than I expected, based on the score... Flavours of big bourbon, cherry, acid, yeast. I get what they were aiming for here, but this really falls short of the mark for me.


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