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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1229) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 13, 2013
Not too much notes on this one... Medium bodied, vinous. Nice winey/grapey nose. Sour (lactic) with not much acetic acid to be felt (a good thing). A really good Cascade sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4268) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
cascade + upright tasting sessions - thanks to all. pours murky brown with a nice beige head, some retention and lacing. phenolic grapes, spicy, boozy, acetic, red grape skin, hint of sweetness - some concord grape juice along with cherries. tad sweet and boozy. medium body, moderate carbonation. nice but not outstanding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VT (1298) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
750 ml bottle shared with Tom and chums. Pours an opaque reddish brown with a thin, nice beige head. Aroma is oak, cherries, grapes, vanilla. Flavor is very, very fruity. Especially cherry. Go figure? Hints of chocolate, other red berries. Finish is caramel, wood, tartness, sour grapes. A bit like a good red wine, basically. Medium body, average carbonation. Very flavorful, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2702) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Project 2009. From jp7161, thanks! Slightly hazy amber with a small beige head and little lacing. Aroma is of oak, red fruits, Port, wine, tobacco, acetic notes and light ketchup. Taste is slightly to moderately sweet with vanilla, oak, red fruits, acetic, wine and light ketchup. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Winey mouthfeeel. Quite complex and not too acetic. Way better than Sang Noir. Good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1740) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Pours hazy, murky brown/red with low beige head. Aroma is of cherries, tobacco. Taste is of cherries, fruits. Palate: Medium body. Overall: Sweet, fruity. Not too acetic unlike other Cascade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoppypocket (408) - Trois-rivieres, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle from Tom10101, thanks a lot! Pour is hazy brown with beige head. Aroma of grapes, oak, acidic, caramel, dark fruits. Taste is grapes, oak, acetic notes, dark fruits. Low-med body and med carb. Pretty good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illidurit (2130) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Ruddy brown color with a beige head. Grapes and wood primarily on the nose, overripe grapes and acidic berries. Flavor is lactic and acetic with cherry, grape, sour malt, red wine vinegar, wood, and a short acidic finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (3167) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle at share, Pours cloudy ruby with medium with tiny tan head. Aroma is tart cherry, wood, barrel funk, and cabernet. Flavor is a lot of the same with dates and vino dominating the palate. Long lasting finish with tart and complex sour notes. Smooth body with light to medium carbonation. Really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1130) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 14, 2013
750ml bottle, purchased at the brewery a while back, split with my bride. 2009 Project. Pours a reddish brown color with a tan head. Aroma is fruity, cherry, vanilla, oak. Medium on the palate with light carbonation. Flavor is sour, oak, red wine, cherry, vanilla, a little bit of alcohol heat, a little yeasty, with a nice sour finish. A very nice sour brown ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kcorum10 (325) - Arizona, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Pours a red/amber color, much like a wine, with mild head. Aromas of cherries and grapes. Tastes of tartness and sweetness, but very well balanced. One of the better sours I have had.

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