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RATINGS: 419   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (2334) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Awesome kriek ale, on tap at the brewery, sour, sipping beer, cherries, yum

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BoostIPA (1214) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAR 15, 2014
2012 vintage. Pours a very murky black cherry color with a huge head. Aromas of funky fruit, sour nightmares. Taste is lactic sourness all the way, accompanied by more sour. Flavors of sour cherry, raspberry yogurt. Finishes with a very sour cherry blast. This is very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
meerbier (1473) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle@Home. Nice sour and tart, very funky, very unclean ale with cherries certainly prominent. In the finish a harsh lactic almost vinegar sourness. Yummy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (1966) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 12, 2014
On tap at Cascade Barrel Room. Dirty dark ruby with a beige ring of head. Straight sour cherries, tart, oak, earthy, moderate carboation and full body. Of all the fruit sours I had here this was the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1518) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pour Is Dark brown with a thick off white head. Nose is nice cherry, caramel, musty, barrel, oak..Taste is nice cherry, caramels, sour, barrel, bugs, Barrel, dry

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Draft at Cascade Barrel House in Portland, OR on 29 May 2013. Poured a pinkish hue with a thin white head. Pleasant balance of fruity aromas with some acidity and sourness. Definite cherry flavours, but not synthetic. Nice moderate sour flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2103) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2014
An almost black colored pour with some ruby highlights. Little bit of a tan head. Little lacing. Sour pie cherry aroma. Taste is a thin sour taste. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bill Becker (226) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - JAN 29, 2014
1012 Project, 7.2% abv. It pours a cloudy reddish brown, has a small head of foam but does a good job with the lacing. The nose is big with lots of sour cherry goodness and a strong oak presence. I could sit and sniff for quite a long time if I wanted to. Glorious sour cherry flavour up front mixed in with a vinegar like sourness and an in the somewhat background taste what oak barrel aging brings. It is beers from Cascade like this that bring me back to their online page to order again and again. Nice combo of carbonation and body makes it eminently mouth pleasing. Another great brew from Cascade. Big surprise there..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (1865) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle, shared by Jason. Pours a murky reddish-orange with almost no head. Aroma is sour cherries, barnyard, oak, and lemons. Taste is dominated by sour cherries with light vinegar and oak. Moderate tart finish, fairly dry. Solid sour beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DYCSoccer17 (3302) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 18, 2014
3 ounce sample at The Davis Beer Shoppe. 2012 vintage. Aroma has some barnyard funk. Light underlying cherry notes. Mild sweetness, too. Nice. Mostly hazy amber body with a creamy, strong off-white head present. Starts with strong acidity and sour notes. Becomes a little cherry-like in the middle with light roast and sweetness. Dry finish. Nicely balanced.

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