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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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This NW style sour is a crisp, refreshing wheat beer that was barrel-aged for seven months then additionaly aged with strawberries for another eight months. Bright, sweet strawberries and light candy notes greet you in the nose. A light tartness and berry sweetness intermingle on the palate, giving way to a light, sparkling fresh berry tartness in the finish. It is better as a breakfast beer or a dessert? You decide.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (2671) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pour is hazy orange with a big white head and good lacing. Bright strawberries, fruit skins, biscuit, raspberries, white gapes and oaky aroma. Taste is strawberry pits, light bandaid, biscuit, peaches, tannic, and oaky with a big sour finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Fresh stawberry drank.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoshAWaddell (36) - Allen Park, Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Aroma of Strawberries. Cloudy reddish appearance. Taste like sour strawberries. Very good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (869) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pinkish brown pour. Strawberry, raspberry, boysenberry, candy, American oak. Medium body and sourness. Well balanced. Great aroma. Very nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3771) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Draught @ Cascade, Portland, OR

Pours reddish orange with a small head. Aroma of tart berries, vinegar, strawberries and malts. Taste is smooth, sourish and slightly tart with some wood, strawberries and yeast. Finish is sourish and tart with some strawberries and wheaty notes. Quite good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1303) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 24, 2014
750ml shared. pours a mild reddish color with no head. aroma is lots of strawberry and mild funk. the flavor is a solid strawberry and funk. the warmer it gets the more the funk comes out but you still get plenty of strawberry...overall solid start to finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3288) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Tepid opaque honey. Tons of sugary strawberry, lime zest and plastics, some glue. More glue and strawberry at the front, sticky mid with plenty of berry through the dirty finish, hints of plastic and rind. Too sticky, thick for soft error-riddled profile. Very typical of Cascade.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4012) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Awesome strawberry integration - has a tempering effect on the sourness. Pours cloudy orange with pinkish tint and ok head and lacing. Nice fruit. Finishes sweet and sour in good balance. I like this one. Bottle thanks to GEV46 at Epic Sour Tasting.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138 (1338) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle (2012) shared at DC Annual Epic Sour Tasting, thanks GEV46! Cloudy apricot yellow with off-white head. Aromas of strawberry, light funk, oak. Tasting notes of strawberry, jam, tart fruit, light oak. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3269) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
From a bottle shared at the DC Epic Sour Beer Tasting. Thanks GEV46! Pours a cloudy brown with an off white head. Flavors of tart apple, caramel and strawberries. Funky and tart.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9107) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle @ home, thanks to arminjewell. Thanks ! Pours a milky orange appearance with a white head. Aroma has some funk, lots of strawberries, juicy berries, vanilla, and oak. Moderately sour. Strawberry shortcake flavor. Not super sweet but still tons of strawberries. Some acid on the finish. Refreshing and easy to drink. Chill brew.


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