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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 304   ABV: 10.12%
This NW style sour ale was made with various red ales that were aged in oak with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, then blended with red ales that were aged in Port and Pinot Noir barrels.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6079) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2016
Draught @ Cascade Barrel House, Portland, OR. Pours dark reddish with a smooth foamy head. Aroma of tart berries, wood, oak, port wine, sweetish vinous notes and hints of sourness. Taste is sweet, sticky and sour with loads of vinous berries, port wine, oak, wood and tartish notes. Finish is sweet, heavy with vinous berries, wood, oak and sourish notes. Quite sweet and vinous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1485) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle at Liquid On tap Seattle-USA. Bottle. Ruby dark bright, adhesive ivory foam. Nose: mist, red wine, cellar. Mouth: fresh water my clean soul, vinous and with a pepper end. Very clean and tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (2379) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2016
Pours a dark reddish brown color with minimal dark ivory almost tan head. Oak, funk, tartness, and red wine notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes tart and dry with plenty of red wine notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trevor211 (1538) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 12, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Brownish red. Wine and port really come through on the nose. Deep, sweeter flavor with a medium acidity. Very good, not my favorite from the brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirLimpsalot (3476) - SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2016
@ Cascade 16-3-9: Lite svårbestämt. Torr och syrlig ton av fat med en tydlig underton av källare.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (7168) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2016
Reddish/brown with a small head. Vinous with berries, oak, grape and red wine. Elegant and nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bg80 (84) - California, USA - MAR 2, 2016
2012 bottle tasting. Really sour with cherry, red wine, dark fruits flavors. Really potent but you just keep wanting another sip. Perfect dark sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1099) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2016
Review from memory, beer shared with friends about a year ago. Very sour and refreshing, with notes of cherries, vinegar, oak and lambic funk. We had this beer between two imperial stouts, and it was an excellent decision.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (1114) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Vinuous and slightly diacetyl aroma. Dark red no head. Nice oaky and tart flavor, good stuff

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmonster (1000) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 15, 2016
2012 Vintage Bottle. Aged until early 2016 and served in a snifter. Pours dense chestnut brown with red hues and a small off-white head. Short retention and minimal lace. High end wine aromatics. The nose could pass as a complex Oregon Pinot Noir. Only pinot noir should be more delicate, so the robust cabernet grapes are also there, along with bing cherries in folds. Very sour attack and flavor. Quite tannic and drying to the tongue with perpetual sour elements throughout the finish. Outstanding!

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