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Cascade Tangerine Dream NW

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
This easy drinking NW style sour ale was aged in rum barrels for 20 months with tangerine zest, then blended with our Apricot Ale. Sweet aromas of tangerine and rum are the first thing you notice as you draw your glass near. A quenching sweet citrus, then rum spice take turns dancing on your palate. Rich rum spice and warmth lead to a lingering sweet tangerine finish like warn sand. Most rum beers only go to 10, ours goes to 11!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shoulderbroken (3452) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle. Thanks Mark! Great aroma, tangerine, citrus, light spice. Something medicinal. Taste is great, loads of fruit, nice spritz, sweetness, no sense of the booze, sherbert, later on, get some booze, rum. Great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biirusaikou (2305) - - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle shared courtesy of Mark-sama (you rock!). 5 year aged. Lovely heady nose, wine texture, loads of tangerine, marmalade with a tart edge, followed by deep and complex notes of spiced rum, oak, apricot, more tart on the finish. Definitely up their with top-notch vintage wines, now I get why that brewery is so special.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KyotoLefty (8859) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle. 2011 batch. Spicy nose, oranges, rum, a bit of vinegar. Huge, complex, lovely. Flavor of tangerines, biscuits, chocolate, wine, spicy. Rum notes are amazing. Great fruit depths. Wow, this is lovely stuff. Has aged very well and seems better than people have found it in the past. Much less sour than the typical Casade, and so balanced and complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (4817) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 14, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy orange. Aroma is huge tangerine, funk, tart fruit, and faint apricot. Flavor is delicious with tangerine, funk, barrel character, nice acidity, and some nice tartness lingering. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8347) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle at What The Funk. Pours a cloudy orange with medium frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is apricot, tangerine, peach, sugar candy. Thin mouth, nice tartness, spice from the rum, tangerine and apricot, hides alcohol well, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle at Sweet & Sour, Sätila, 2014-08-30. A bit hazy golden beer with an white head. Sourish fruity, oranges, woody aroma. Sourish Apricot, orange, Woody flavour with some rum notes. Really a nice one :-)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (5425) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2015
Location: Bottle shared at Max and Andy’s Tasting, 2/28/15, Rating #4400!

Aroma: This one has a funky/tart and fruity aroma to it
Appearance: It pours a murky orange color, with a small fizzy head
Flavor: It has a pretty similar flavor, nicely sour, with a tart finish to it
Palate: The mouthfeel is pretty good, medium bodied, with a somewhat tart finish
Overall Impression: This one makes sense as a milestone beer, as it was rather enjoyable. One of the best things I ticked at this tasting for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (9300) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle at Paul’s for Andy and Max’s Fantasy Football winnings tasting. Pours a hazed amber with a thin white head. Acetone and citrus fruits on the nose. Medium bodied, big acid, a touch of tangy oranges. Long slow finish with sweet tartness. Lingering acid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmac (5233) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle shared at the FF tasting. Poured a hazed ugly milky brownish with lighter edges and a smaller off white head. Aroma is sour, tangerine, citric acid, bready, apricot candy some barrel notes. Flavor of sour lemons, apricot, light citrus and barrel with loads of sour acidity. Medium to fuller body with a long lasting sourness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (3237) - New York, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle at fantasy football tasting. Amazing nose of tangerine and citrus. Tastes of tangerine, lemon rind, cream soda, some cloves, and ginger. Funky palate very thirst quenching sour.

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