poisoneddwarf (1936) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUN 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle, 2011 Project, shared with brenn79. 10.81% ABV. Aroma is extremely oaky, Bourbon barrels strong. Pours clear golden with a one finger white head that falls fairly quick. Taste is lightly sweet and a little sour (6/10 on a sour scale); very dry. Boozy. Interesting, but not what I look for in a sour. Second thoughts: this really mellows out after it warms up. The harshness dials down significantly and it becomes quite wine-like, making me up my initial scores.
brenn79 (1710) - Idaho, USA - JUN 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml bottle, thanks Poisoneddwarf- Pours hazy orange with a thin white head that reduces to a collar and a few islands. Aroma is very oaky, bourbon, some tartness and maybe lacto. The taste is mildly tart, dry, oaky, somewhat hoppy it seems like, some fruits in there as well. Body is medium to light and carbonation is high. Good beer, mildly disappointed after all the hype.
drfabulous (4717) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 10, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 ml bottle. Sour. Light cherry. Fruit throughout. Nice lovely aroma. Just a damn fine version of the sour. So balanced.
BLADT (680) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 8, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle pour @ WWBA. Clean amber with reserved head. Wood is the dominate note on nose. Some raisin and plums, with leather. Taste follows. Great round flavors. Apples and mild Brett. Semi-tart finish. A tad rough on the palate, but otherwise a real charmer.
thebsmitty (138) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours a dark orange with hints of amber and a slight coppery redness. Fluffy white head, sticky legs and very good lacing. Aroma is burnt orange peel, a clove/pine note and cardimum? Taste is tart orange peel, clove and a touch of cinnamon. Great medium body and highly carbonated. Another amazing beer from Cascade!
ClarkVV (4166) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at EBF, 3/22/14
Light amber body shows good clarity with a small off-white head with moderate to low retention.
Big and fruity nose is very inviting; tons of raisins, plums, strawberries and just a touch of leather and vanilla to soften things. Not overly sweet or alcoholic given its size.
Pretty straightforward flavor has a great balance of acetic elements without it or the malt sweetness getting out of control thanks to a moderate amount of oak dryness and some dry lactic notes. A touch of cheesey funk, berry skins and dry vanilla mix with light toffee and raisins on the finish. Carbonation is moderate to slightly low and the alcohol, while helping dry the flavor, does thin out the perceived body, on the finish, somewhat. Can’t argue with the flavors though, and as we’ve come to expect from Cascade, they demonstrate so much skill with these style of beers. Great stuff. Now to try the other 100 sours I havent had from them....
Gerbeer (2321) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 23, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewery.
Pours a clear amber with light head.
Aromas of apples, light barnyard and green oak.
Flavours of applesauce, light Brett and apple pie.
dogfish120love (1031) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a pale orange. Notes of citrus, vinegar. Full bodied and sour. Extreme beer frst
fluffy (1918) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
yow, they were not kidding about the sour aspect. my first Cascade is not for me. was worth a try though.
XaenDovet (1222) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Decided to finally crack this. 750mL of cloudy burnt orange, with a fuzzy cap that reduces to spotty film. Aroma of wood, bourbon,sour peach and apricot, vinegar. Taste is a punch of sour and tart, ending with a nice sweetness. Medium carbonation. Sticky mouthfeel.