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RATINGS: 509   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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 14/20
theisti (3297) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - AUG 30, 2013
12 oz bottle purchased at Pinocchio’s Beer Garden in Media, Pennsylvania. The pour is a mostly clear copper burnt orange with a well formed one inch off white head. The aroma is fresh resin, floral citrus, and a nice soft caramel malt sweetness. The taste is a nice blend of the dry resin, floral orange citrus hops, and the soft caramel sweetness of the malt. The resin cuts the sweetness nicely, and the overall balance really works. The palate is medium bodied, with soft carbonation and a mineral resin earthy finish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2481) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Dark amber color with a medium offwhite head. Roasted malt, burnt caramel, light fruit and citrus aromas. Buttery mouthfeel, little sweet, but finishes bitter from the hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (379) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 20, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 This beer has a dark red color to it with a thick head on it. You can really smell the floral aroma of the hops. The taste was great & i would recommend this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3057) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
On tap at World Beer Fest in Cleveland, great amber ale, relatively strong, cool finish, very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep copper-red with an offwhite head that persists. Nose is nice. Citrusy and light caramel notes that actually work. somewhat fruity over all. On tasting, crisp bitterness and noted caramel character without being too sweet. Good citrusy cascades come through on the palate to balance it all out. Really nice Amber. -Fish!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Truebrew69 (19) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2013
A really solid beer. Can clearly taste the Cascade hops on this one, hence the name. A little hoppy for my taste but still a great beer overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10099) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, frothy off-white to light tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is nutty and cookie malt, light caramel notes, earthy, pine, and herbal hops with peach fruity esters. Flavor is malt and hop balanced initially with hop bitterness taking the lead by a nose, light dried fruits, and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1793) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Pours a cloudy red. I'm really not impressed with this beer. Pretty one note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1303) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Draught at Mad Mex. Poured darker brown with decent head. Aroma of sweet resinous hops. Lightly bitter taste that lingers. Average.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Voodoo (357) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Pours a chestnut brown with a full off white head. Aroma is unmistakeable cascade hop and maltiness. Taste is bready graininess, a touch of alcohol then passing to hop finish. Very well built and quite enjoyable.

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