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Cascade High Class Blond


Brewed by Cascade Brewing
Portland, Oregon USA
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale | Ratings: 2 | Alcohol: 7%
A NW style sour blond ale that was barrel aged for a year in French oak. Tart apple, vanillin and soft oak are present upfront. Hints of green apple and sweet green grapes in the first few sips lead to a crisp finish. Itís interesting to note that there was no vanilla added to this; the vanillin comes from the barrel aging in French oak. Also, as this ages over the next two weeks, look for notes of brandy to appear.

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