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RATINGS: 143   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 (2240) - 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...


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salmoniform (652) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Poured from tap to glass at the brewery. Hazy golden hue with fizzy white head that lingered. Aroma is lactic, oak, grapes, red wine, straw. Mouthfeel is great with a medium light body and zesty carbonation. Taste is dry sweetness followed by a tart sourness throughout. Overall this is a very enjoyable brew.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (2003) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 18, 2014
"The best sour of the trip. Adequate tartness, apricot and raspberry peels. Really Nice base too - seems like this ones been gettin funked up for a while. Delicious on tap, and we were able to snag a bottle."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1209) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2014
Orangey with a good pale head. Aroma is apricot, strawberry, plum, cherry blossom. Medium bodied, tart on the palate, fruity finish. Taste is plum, strawberry, apricot, peach. So tasty.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drainpour (6) - Santa Rosa, USA - SEP 9, 2014 does not count
Incredible beer. Bursting with aromas of lacto on apricot upon more lacto. Smooth delicate mouth feel. No trace of alcohol despite its 9.98 abv. Raspberry on the finish, with more tartness lacto and apricot. My hands down absolute favorite cascade sour to date. I bought 5... after the first.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (3430) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle thanks jake. Yellow hazy pour with white head. Light fruit and sour aromas. Nice tart flavors, fruit and berry tones.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1079) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 29, 2014
2012 750ml bottle pours a reddish orange with almost zero head. Oak and tart fruit taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12561) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Light amber, some apricot and sugars, sweet but turns tart, depth of orchard fruit, touch of barrel. Yeah.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (5334) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle courtesy of courtesy of Andrew - huge thanks for this little gem. Pours a deep murky hazed orange body and light white lacing. Aroma is sour raspberries, indoor swimming pool, light musky character and vague vinegar. Thankfully no vinegar in the mouthfeel, notes of cherries, apricot, sour peach, funk, musky character and oak. Awesome.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pictoman (513) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Poured from the tap. Orangey blonde with minimal white head. Apricot and raspberry come out with mild sour in the background.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMMillsy (1367) - Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Shared at the Swamp Head Batch 600 release. Pours a funky reddish brown color with fluffy white head on top that sticks around a bit for a sour brew. Beautiful aroma of apricots and strawberries, some definite vinegar and acidic notes to go with it. Flavor follows the aroma perfectly with juicy raspberries and tart apricots, and some expected sour vinegar flavors to go along. The body is juicy and finishes dry, with medium carbonation. This is easily the best sour I’ve had from Cascade, who has been a mixed bag for me. My two favorite fruits in a sour come together beautifully here.


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