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Cascade Tangerine Dream NW

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (7178) - 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 (5245) - 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 (8700) - 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 (5086) - 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 (3030) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (12131) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange. Nose/taste of tangerine, tart lemon and acid. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (5514) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Tangerine and tart fruit aromas. Funky, fruit tangerine and citrus flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (9143) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Pour on tap at Avery Sourfest 2014, hazy orange-yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of tangerine, orange, peach, some slight vanilla and rum character but its pretty fruit forward, some tart lacto, some spicy notes as well. Taste is a mix of rum, vanilla and oak with some cinnamon notes into a bit of peach, nectarine, tangerine, orange, and grapefruit, some tart lemony notes, finishing tart, slightly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
elihapa (1535) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours tarnished orange, nice waft of apricot, pit fruits, sweet lemon custard. Flavor starts with fruit elements, and citric acid, though tartness is subdued. Drinks with superb balance, big full fruit notes both sweet and tart, bits of oak and strawberry, finishing notes lingering for some time. Nice bold balance here, I’m sure this is going to be a real winner with some years on it!!

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