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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 304   ABV: 10.12%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dslam (81) - surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
Poured from the tap at the brewery. Reddish brown to the pour with minimal white head. A little too sour for my liking. Good cherry notes. Reminds me too much of red wine, wish I had food to enjoy with it. Leaves a decent film behind.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pictoman (700) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
Poured from the tap (2010 project). Dark red with very minimal off white head. Sour cherry, a little stronger cherry flavour, red wine, a little light on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oldmanriver (57) - Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 29, 2014
Aroma is a mixture of cherry, various berries, lactic, oak sourness. It’s a very bubbly light in mouthfeel with a heavy backend lactic sourness. The taste is of sour fruit, sour cherry candy, lactic, oak, finishing dry as you unpucker your face and go in for another biting sip.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bastarda (140) - Freiburg, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2014
shared@2nd D/F/CH TriStateTasting, courtesy of Oldmanriver, thank you! Complex nose and taste, woody, vinegary components, dry cider, oak, and a dry and pleasant finish. Just not so much my favourite style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (4302) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 25, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2014 Bottle 75l @2nd TSRG. An amber red beer with low head. Nose is very acid like with cherry touch. Aroma is on red dry fruits, cloves, vinegar, vinous and very very acid, even bile notes, some complexity but really my cup of tea.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1461) - Oregon, USA - JUL 20, 2014
On draught at Cascade Barrel House. 2012 project at 10.12% ABV. Full amber color. Aroma is red wine, dark cherry, and some light tart funkiness. Taste is earthy, with light tartness and pinot noir, sour cherry, and leather notes. Very dry finish, with sour cherry and that earthy note in the aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pdx76 (651) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 20, 2014
2012 On draught at cascade / pours cloudy amber with small head. Nose of drinking vinegar, malt, fruit. Taste is of tart plum, caramel, malt, and definite Cabernet Sauvignon notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (2458) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle during RBSG 2014. Dark amber brown with off-white head. Aromas of vinegar, funk, cheese. Tastes of vinegar, dark fruit, tart notes, oak. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Another nice sour from Cascade.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12010) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle @ Presidential Suite. Thanks, Sean. Garnet/ruby pour with a tall khaki head. Super acidic aroma. Lots of dark fruit such as currants and black cherry. Slight solvent, fair amount of vinegar, green apple, and lemons. Flavor is intensely sour. Tons of red wine vinegar and lemon juice. Slightly vinous. Lots of currant and black cherry. Big time green apple, too.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (2362) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle shared at RBSG. Pours a reddish brown color with white head. Cherry, oak, fruity aromas. Cherry juice, jam, juicy juice flavors.


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