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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 268   ABV: 8.94%
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This NW style sour ale features blonds and triples aged on oak for 18 to 24 months, then additionally aged for 12 months on raspberries and apricot noyaux.


50belair's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
50belair (3265) - Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy burnt orange pour with an off white head. Delicious grilled apricot aromas. Acidic and tart but not overly so with raspberry, apricot, and stone fruit highlights. Good body with perfect carbonation and balance. Bravo. The boys at Cascade never disappoint...


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DialSquare (4116) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2016
Rating #4100: bottle from Savor Growl: reddish-amber pour with medium foamy white head. aroma of tart funky apricot and berry. tastes are light even acidic puckering - lemon, oak, cheese, various berry. tart, juicy, little vinegar in the finish. sticky medium palate. great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (2943) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Refrigerated 75cl brown bottle poured into a tulip. Clear orange with small white head. Aroma is nice apricot, medium body, lower carbonation, and thin small-bubble lacing. Taste is tart apricot, oak, and some raspberries.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drpimento (2966) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 18, 2016
This a 2014 bottle and it’s still pretty sour and funky. Raspberries barely come through.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (4855) - Georgia, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours hazy grapefruit with a thin eggshell head. Aroma features citrus and fresh malt notes. Sharply sour flavor delivers grapefruit and woody tones. Body and fizz are both good. Ride the cascade!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidezdonz (252) - Hong Kong, HONG KONG - JUN 7, 2016
A 750ml corked and caged bottle from 2014 project, poured into a To Řl teku glass. It poured a slightly hazy strawberry red colour with a half finger white head that dissipates fairly quickly but leaves nice lacing. Aromas were funky, oak, raspberries, lemon and a hint of apricot. Tastes sour, tart, oak, raspberry and strawberry. Dry, medium bodied with high carbonation. Overall some very nice funk, easy to drink and definitely does not feel like 9.29% abv. I did not know what apricot noyaux was but apparently it is from apricot kernels. I guess this explained the lack of apricot I was expecting in the taste.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (9494) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2016
750 cc from WHole Foods PM. Pours hazy, deep orangy toward ruby with off-white head. Nose is tart lactic fruit, raspberry, apricot, oak. Tastes tart, with great raspberry and apricot flavor, some earthy yeasty funk, and a smooth, oaky, very fruity finish. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (2108) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle from Cascade brought back from friend. Poured hazy amber with off white head. Aroma sweet tart apricot caramel. Light carb med bod. Taste sour patch kid fruit berry apricot.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ilovedarkbeer (2698) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours a reddish orange color with a foamy off white head. Notes of fermented peaches, berries, white balsamic vinegar, yarn, and some faint vanilla. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (2320) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 14, 2016
750ml corked and caged bottle brought by, and shared with bananabi11. Thanks E! Golden pour with no head. Big sour fruit. Oak. Tangy stone fruits. Funk. Some berry. Big $$ but really terrific to try these quality sours! 14.7

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (652) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy peachy orange with a thin mostly fading off white bubbly head. Aroma is of lemon, vinegar, stone fruits, apricots, berries, tart, acidic. Taste is very acidic, raspberries, berries, cranberry, apricot, peach, vinegar. Oily mouthfeel, dry finish, soft to medium carbonation.


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