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Cascade Shrieking Violet Blueberry

Cascade Shrieking Violet Blueberry
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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
This NW-style sour ale is no wallflower. It started as a strong spiced quad that was barrel aged for 21 months, then aged for another 6 months on blueberries. Huge herbal notes of dense blueberries in the nose give way to hints of oak and leather. Rich, earthy notes of dark fruit on the palate yield to a rich, velvety finish that dries out to a base note of blueberry skins. This is a single barrel project.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (4060) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Really nice sour ale. Super rich, a little Worcestershire, a lot of cherry and plum, some light bitterness. Most sweet, though, from start to finish. Tried at the Oedipus International beer festival with Dave in 2016.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dutchbeerpages (2181) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2016
If I wasn’t a fan yet after the Sang Royal this one will do it. another perfect sour ale with great fruit flavors over a layer of perfect sourness. Just wonderful At the Oedipus International Beer Festival

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rikstar (2067) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2016
van de tap bij OIBF, diep paarse kleur met een mooie roze kraag. Heerlijk fruitige bessen geur en smaak met een mooie balans tussen fruitigheid en het zuur, zo als een goede roze zou moten smaken.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (2622) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2016
Tap @ OIBF ’16 with Zlotta & Markoijelena. Red to pruple color, quite clear. Short pinkish head. Aroma’s: sour, red fruit, berries. Retronasal it’s sourish, sweetish, red fruit. Flavor is sour with light sweetness. Medium bodied. Finish is a little tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2016
Draft at Oedipus International Beer Festival. Hazy red with a pink head. Aroma of tart red fruit, berries, dried fruit and floral notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and sour. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (6282) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2016
On tap at OIBF’16. This was a whole different ballgame. Reddish brown colour, off-white head. Aroma of blueberries, raspberries, battery acid, oak, malts, wood. Flavour is quite fruity but also very sour, acidic, lots of berries, wood, some sweet malts, oak, tart finish. Medium bodied. Too sour for me, didn’t like this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricksta_p (3251) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
From tap at Oedipus International Beer Festival 2016. Aroma is huge tart red fruits, sour blueberries, strong oak, malt, touch of vinegar, vinous notes. Flavour is good puckering sourness. Body is medium. Very complex and tasty, big sour fruits and oak. Lovely beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1800) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
Sampled from tap at the Oedipus International Beer Festival 2016. Almost clear, deep red with a pinkish white head. Sourish-fruity, sweetish aroma of raspberries, hints of vinegar, maybe some blueberry and a bit of oak. Sourish-fruity, slightly sweetish taste of raspberries, blueberry, some vinegar and some oak, followed by a medium long, moderately tart finish. Medium body, slightly astringent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarcoDL (3874) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2016
Draft at Oedipus fest. Dark pour. Aroma of red fruit, vanilla, booze and some malt. Flavor rich vanilla, red fruit, vinous oak and some earth. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SirLimpsalot (3564) - SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2016
@ Cascade 16-3-9: Lätt bärig ton med toner av vete i eftersmaken. Lite lätt och lagon syrlighet.

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