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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
NickVega (154) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2010
Fantastic! Cherry flavors? I don’t know --- it’s just a fantastic flavor, light sourness - perfect!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mel4vegas (30) - Nevada, USA - MAR 8, 2015
This brewery knows how to do sour wild ales. Thus cherry bomb rapes the nose. Seems you can smell the different cherries. Flavor is funky tart and cherries wil a cedar oak background.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WanderinCelt87 (195) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pour from a bottle is a nice dark rich Ber with a strong sour aroma. Taste is a strong sour with a hint of tart cherries. After taste is a dry tart.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bai (12) - Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2011
This is one of the best sour ales i’ve ever had. Bitingly sour at first before mellowing out to a wonderful flavor. I’m usually disappointed by the lack of sour in american sours, but this lived up to it’s billing and more. great stuff.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
alpar (160) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Thanks to Dan for this unexpected treat. 2010 vintage picked up at the brewery. Really nice looking cherry red with a big frothy white head. No sediment, but I also got the first pour! Smells like juicy sour cherry pie. The taste is so perfectly balanced and sour. Cherries were well pronounced and far surpassed my expectations. This is my number one sour for sure. So awesome. Must get more!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jweiss (18) - Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2013
2011 vintage consumed on 11/22/13. From the second the bottle opens a wonderful aroma of sour cherries greets the nose. Color is a brightish red. The flavor is an incredibly bright sour with the cherries coming through magnificently without any of the Brett notes than can sometimes overwealm a lesser sour. As perfect an example of a Kriek that there is.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
IPagan5 (101) - San Marcos, California, USA - APR 1, 2015
Their best sour, perhaps there most common...big huge cherries, some wine and Brett. Champagne like carbonation bringing out more cherries and sour fruits. Great fruity tart finishing balance.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
padrefan98 (854) - (San Diego) Santee, California, USA - MAY 25, 2011
This is one incredibly sour beer. It hurt my cheeks. I was shocked to have missed this one. So good, with lots of cherries in the nose and taste. Sour, Sour, Sour. Great! Love it!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
krumbum (607) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Deep red tart cherry aromas. Thick brownish red colors no head. Smooth sour dark cherries flavor with a little zip in the finish. Lasting sour pockets hidden in your mouth after the sip is gone.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - NOV 28, 2010
I happened to stumble upon this one in Deland on a beer trip with my family. I come to love sours a lot and this one really blew me away. The aroma had a lot of sour cherries with a little bit of oak as well. The flavor was super tart and fruity. The fruit flavors were balanced really well and everyone I shared it with seemed to really enjoy it.


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