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RATINGS: 496   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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. Note:- ABV varies.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Luckylucy667 (41) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Great big cherries in the aroma. Sour black cherry smell and taste. Some oak and cheese, along with sour yeast notes. Very complex undertones of the funk. Cherries made this awesome.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fordest (2414) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - SEP 10, 2015
750 ml bottle shared with padrefan during the PB Restaurant Walk. Ruby red pour with a rusty tan head that left nice lacing. Aromas of tart cherry and other bright fruit. Flavors were more cherry and some wood. Tart Tart Tart. Acidic and wonderful.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
gEUS (1713) - Linden, BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2015
750 ml bottle - 2012 project. Pours dark mahoney amber, small to no head. Pungent woody nose, balsamic acid side of vinegar, tart cherries and bit of raspberries. Light aroma, immediate acidic attack, pure vinegar. Over its top. this is not a Belgian Flanders Style Red Ale, this is pure lactic fermentation. Aftertaste is fruit tannins, and interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (6878) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle shared by a friend. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma of sweet cherry, sour lactobacillus and light booze. Sour cherry flavor with sour lacto before a peppery yeast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (8076) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2015
15/VIII/15 - 75cl bottle @ We’re drinking all of Rich’s American beers tasting - BB: n/a (2015-1082) Thanks to omgrich for sharing the bottle!

Little cloudy rusty red brown beer, creamy beige head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sourish, funky, bit metallic, quite some chlorine. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: very fruity, lots of sour cherries, some confiture. Aftertaste: little bitter, lemony sourness, lots of tannins, some vinegar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4465) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 25, 2015
At Rich’s Massive Cellar Emptying Tasting. 8.17% cascade Kriek is a muddy pinkish brown that reminds me of the New Glarus strawberry. Oaky cork cherry aroma, scratchy carbonation on a light body. The taste is quite good a sort of cherry caramel tart and fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (7067) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Aged 4 years. Murky amber with a lovely aroma of wood and cherry and earthy sourness. Really tasty sour flavor with loads of earthy sour, sour cherry, oak, and funky tartness. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK (4155) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle from Four Seasons Liquor. Pours dark, dark red with a thin white head. Leaves some lacing in the glass. Lovely wood and Brett notes on the nose along with the cherry. Fruity and tart on the tongue. Lingers a bit as you’d expect. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gyllenbock (7558) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle bought in SF in February 2015. Dark reddish/brown with a small head. Nicely sour with cherries, wood and some hints of malt. Nicely balanced and really refreshing. A great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (3680) - SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2015
@ Gyllenbock 15-7-22: riktigt trevlig sour brown-doft. Rejält syrlig och mycket mustig. En herlig öl

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