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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
The name CascaZilla is a play on both the name of our local Cascadilla Gorge and the monster amounts of Cascade hops in this beer. This red ale gets its distinctive color from a healthy portion of caramel malt, which also lends some body and sweetness to the beer. The predominant flavor and aromoa of this beer, however, is brought to you by the fresh American hops. If you haven’t done so yet, treat yourself to Ithaca Beer’s new monstrously hoppy Red Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2438) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JAN 24, 2014
12oz bottle thanks to DrSilverworm along with the entrepreneur AndyReynolds - grapefruit nose. An amber? Really? Good hop taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (8541) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2014
12oz bottle. Best before notch is on "march". Mostly clear amber red color. Thin bubbly off-white head. Ropes and dots of lace. Bigger body. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation. Good moderate to bigger bitter taste, little sweet... Finishes dry. Nice tropical fruit aroma, pine, grassiness. Lightly spiciness. Good toasty malt. Impressive stuff! Much better than expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (868) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Malty aroma, with a bit if roasted malt and some hops. Flavor is full and pretty balanced. Malty with a dry hop finish. Actually quite enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Barreras (1259) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Pours a copper color with an orange hue. Aroma is upfront with hops hitting the nose. Taste is truly of an IPA with grapefruit bitterness mixed with floral hops. A distinct bite of bitterness of overloaded bitter happiness which dissipates nicely to a clean finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (6831) - Georgia, USA - JAN 6, 2014
1/6/14. Come on, Noles! You can do this! The last 12oz bottle brought down by JBVatkeens. Sad day! :( Anyway, amber red pour with a small khaki head that fades to a ring. Leafy Cascade aroma, lots of citrus, very fresh hop character, mild caramel and biscuit. Milder, maltier flavor, biscuit, caramel, but a good hop bite to balance it out. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Best B: sept, 2011 Verbatim from notes: 16AUG11 A: Pours brown-red with a single finger of light caramel head. Excellent clarity. spotty lacing. S: Brown sugar, sweet caramel, a little chemical. Spicy simcoe and cascade feeling. T: Bitter and sharp. Spicy with a hint of banana. Hints of metallics. M: medium body with mod carb. Thick slick finish. O: Not bad. not my favorite from the brewery at all. I think maybe this would be better a few weeks younger. Serving type: bottle 08-18-2011

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12705) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle at home, from Beer Table Pantry NYC, 20/12/13. Pours a hazed marmalade orange/dark amber with a good sized dirty looking off white head that thins a little but settles down for the evening. Nose is caramel malt, dank hops, biscuit, red grapefruit, pine resin. Taste comprises caramel malt, orange pith, grapefruit, light mango, sticky pine resin. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi aggressive grassy hop bitterness in the closure. Solid hopped up amber !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2567) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
A: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Decent Lacing S: Grainy Malts, Floral, Mild Caramel T: Floral, Semi Grainy Malts, Mild Caramel M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Drying Overall, a nice mildly hoppy red ale, easy drinking but not worth chasing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3882) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle (12 oz). Hazy dark amber with a medium light beige head and little lacing. Aroma is of caramel, hops, citrus and lot of fruits. Taste is moderately sweet with caramel/malt, lot of fruits and light bitterness. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation. Decent Red IPA. Not sure this style has a bright future though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (2019) - - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours nice dark amber with a medium off white head. Bottle is apparently out of date unfortunately. As such the aroma is mostly dead hops. Dead hops in the taste as well, but the nice thing there is that lets the beers awesome malt bill shine. Nice chocolate and caramel notes. Medium palate with solid carbonation. This beer has a lot of potential so I'm going to seek out a fresh bottle and re-rate.

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