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RATINGS: 421   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2009
Bottle 75cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #5. ]
Unclear medium amber red color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is berry, cherry, almond, wood, caramel. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light moderate acidic with a average to long duration, and a sour dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090501]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31110) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29226) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Slightly hazy orangey red with a beige head. Aroma of dry cherries. Medium body with discreet and subtle cherry accents - a whiff of almonds also. Good carbonation. Dry and lightly tart finish. 010509

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20664) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16595) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy pale reddish color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart vinegar cherry aroma. Fruity sour tart cherry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart woody cherry finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
23rd November 2012
THE Fruit Sour tasting. Cheers Jack. Cloudy amber beer, little pale tan head. Dry crisp palate. Sour vinegar - cherry. White wine vinegar. Lemon acid. Dry finish. Too sharp for my tastes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle at home.... Copper... Thin off white lacing... Zezty cherry fruits nose... Tart funk... Too sour.. Very acidic....dry funky fruit

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13374) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12545) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2011
Draught@Cascade Barrel Room
Sold as "Kriek (2010)" and 7.11% but I suppose it is this one. Deep red-brown color, small off-white head. Nose is not very strong, berryish with hints of sour cherries. Medium-bodied. Tart and fruity, cherryish flavor. Cherries are not overpowering here. Good kriek.


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