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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   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.


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
50belair (2749) - 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...


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3437) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
Somewhat hazy golden colour, white head. Fruity aroma, bit acidic, almond, apricot kernels. Sour flavour, apricot, raspberry, fruity, light wood. Finish wild yeast, sour, light raspberry, apricot.
(from 75cL bottle shared @ Milo’s place)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DSG (7456) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/24/15] Draught at Cascade Brewing Barrel House in Portland. Clear golden. Very pleasant sourish oaky aroma with big fruitiness. Sour funky flavor with juicy fruitiness, oak and lacto. Medium-bodied. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1153) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Gold pour, big white head. Light apricot aroma, flavor of apricot and vanilla. Delightful.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3363) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Tap at Cascade Brewing, Portland. Vintage 2013. Colour is slightly cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, apricot, tartness and sourness.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (4969) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2015 Bottle (75cl): 2013 vintage: Split in two: : Served in a luxurious Beer Wine glass: Hazy orange with a thin white head. Aromas of a Fruit Lambic: fruits, mostly raspberry, some other red fruit, wild yeast, yoghurt, wood, some sweets, funk, yummi! Flavours of tart tones, fruits, raspberry, berries and some cherries, hint of red fruit, wood, wil yeast, yoghurt, bitter, light dry, funky! Aftertaste is a mix of fruits, wood, wild yeast and a nice tartness. Low carbo, light creamy more tart light dry mouthfeel, full bodied. Hmmm...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1930) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2015
January 24, 2015. Bottle, vintage 2013.
Hazy orange with a frothy white head. Aroma is light tart and light raspberries, citrus and apricots, some funky, earthy and vinegar notes. Taste is light barnyard, quite tart, citrus, dry oak, light fruity sweetness. Finish is dry woody, some tannins and tart raspberries. Medium bodied, oily texture and average to high carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (4469) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at the brewpub - Pours lightly hazy golden orange with a white head. The aroma has apricots, citrus, cheese and funk that is very lambic-esque. It has a medium / light body with light semi-sharp carbonation. The flavor begins with lemony citrus, cheese, sharp stone fruits and citrus that is on the sharp lemon/grapefruit side. The finish is very acidic on the lactic / citric side. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (5642) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2015
24/I/15 - 75cl bottle @ home - BB: n/a, 2013 vintage (2015-105) Thanks to hackobock for sharing the bottle!

Little cloudy deep orange beer, small aery off-white head, dissipates immediately. Aroma: fruity, pretty funky, some chlorine, bit metallic. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: very sour, acidic, fruity, peach or apricot, bit metallic, bit astringent, some chlorine, some (metallic) raspberries. Aftertaste: unpleasant, chlorine, peppery, very sour, some tannings, dry.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenH (2819) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma is funky, some fruit, raspberry, little almond, earthy. Taste is funky with raspberries and a biscuity eaethiness. Nicely sour. Very good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (1836) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2015
Sample from a bottle from tderoeck. Many thanks! Orange/pink colour, minimal white head. Aroma of balsamic vinegar, berries and light apricot. Sour and funky, fruity but lacks some complexity. Good.


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