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Cascade Lakes Skookum Creek Strong Ale


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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A great winter offering, Skookum Creek Strong is a medium-bodied strong ale with substantial hop presence. Utilizing seven different specialty malts, along with four hop varieties, this ale provides the malt complexity and hop presence our region of the country is known for. Relax and enjoy some of winter’s finest. Grains: Crisp 45, Munich, Breiss 60L, Carapils, Victory, Crisp 77, Honeymalt Hops: Willamette, Simcoe, Centennial, Cascade Original Gravity: 1.068 I.B.U.’s: 50 Alcohol: 6.8%


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chris2431 (241) - Oregon, USA - DEC 12, 2011
bomber, caramel, bread, floral, citrus, amber, orange, hazy, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, average carbonation, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (4903) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2010
22 oz. bottle from Hayduke and shared with the East Side bottle Liberation society. A gold pour with some copper and a white bubbly head. Nose was full of tangerine with some grain. Tangerine, pine, and caramel flavors.. Rye came late as a subtle undertone. A very well balanced beer that was quite pleasant to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (1874) - Salem, Oregon, USA - APR 11, 2010
Ok unusual find at a convienience store on Commercial Street,Salem 22 oz bomber. Nice looking amber ale with a lovelly light tan head. Good aromas mainlly toffeeish/bready malts, hint of hops Smooth malty taste to this one, honeyish,caramel And bread. And at thye very end a lasting but slight hop betterness. Very nice. Good palate on this smooth and rich goes down a treat. Overall very impressed with this one. I was scared seeing were it came from but its held up to the florescents ok. Good beer from Cascade Lakes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3342) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 29, 2010
From a 22 oz bottle purchased at Market of Choice in Ashland, Oregon, this poured a clear rich amber color with a two finger creamy tan head with very glue like lacing rings. The body is on the rich side of medium, with a smooth and slick mouthfeel. The nose is caramel malts and and citrus. The flavor is very well balanced between the malts and the hops with a citrus and floral flavor bitterness in the long dry finish. A really nice beer and one I am glad I have a second bottle of to send to a friend in trade.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (2601) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - FEB 10, 2009
KLCC Microbrewfest ’09: Nice dark amber pour with a smaller beige head. Aroma is sweet; caramel and citrus. Flavor is rather malty and again sweet with caramel. A good amount of citrus with a light floral hop takes over in the tail. Nice.


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