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RATINGS: 390   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Winter Seasonal. Brewed with 4 types of cherries, aged in oak for one year.
Cascade Kriek Ale spends over 6 months of lactic fermentation and aging in small oak barrels. This "Belgian Flanders Style Red Ale" is refermented with a blend of fresh whole Northwest cherries and then hand bottled. Cascade Kriek Ale is bottle fermented and should be refrigerated or stored at cellar temp and served at 45 to 50 degrees.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4164) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 9, 2009
Pours mahogany into a tumbler. Off-white head with medium retention recedes leaving no lacing. Oak, funk and cherry aromas. Tart and balsamic upfront. Lasting tart cherry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2009
[Bottle] shared by skyview. Pours a cloudy reddish brown with a dissipating soapy effervescent head. Aroma is woody, slightly cherry, and slightly tart. Flavor is thin, sour cherries, some caramel, and just overall a little too bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
Bottled. A hazy deep red beer with a lazing light tan head. The aroma is sweet and sour with notes of berries - primarily cherries. The flavor is tart with light notes of wood, almonds, and fruit, leading to a tart almond and cherry finish. The body is thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (12754) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
#05 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 01-Maj-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Clear red/amber - light brown head. Marzipan, almonds, cherry, spicy, vinegar, balsamic, sourness, tart, bitterness, oakey, wood, brett. Dryness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10606) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
#5 papsø blind tasting. unclear brown small light brown head. aroma is caramelly, toffee, slight sourness. flavor is sourish, yellow fruity, marzipan. tasty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19645) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle #5 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Clear orange red coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of berries, caramel and brett. Fruity and light acidic flavour of brett and berries with notes of dries fruits. Tart finish. The cherries aren’t detectable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grovlam (4152) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
#5 Bottle. [Papsoe grand American tasting] Small light creamy beige head that mostly diminished. Spare display of lacework. Hazy amber color. Aroma of mild cherry, vinegar, citrus, fruit. Over the palate came cherry, almond, marzipan and almost cinnamon like in the appearance. Medium bodied with a soft carbonation and light dry texture. Moderated sweet and acidic flavor. Lingering light sour cherry like finish. 7/ 3 / 8 / 3 / 16 = 3.7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29684) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
From bottle, Papsoes blindtasting #5. Pours cloudy to hazy dark brown/orange with a small and off-white head. Dark malty, dark cherry fruity and mild citric note too. Dry malt flavoured, light citric and distinct fruity. Citric and acidic flavoured finish with a light lasting acetone and fruity impression.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4362) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2009
SourFest II. Thanks to Skyview. Dark red color with a large head. Aroma of sweet cherries and a little wheat. Moderate cherry flavor, backed by a very dry grainy taste. Carbonated almost like Champagne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2009
Purchased a 750 ml bottle via Malt & Vine and sampled at Skyview Sourfest II. Pours a hazy dirty red/amber sour brew with a fast dissolving off-white head that dissipates to a thin film. Aroma of tart cherries, some dark bread, yeast funk, and a touch of oak. Taste is tart cherry, some vanilla, brown sugar and years. Finish has a mild cherry aftertaste and some light yeast. A tad more towards the sweet cherry side but a decent kriek overall.

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