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Beer Available At Cascade Brewing Barrel House (arranged by most recent)
Cascade Bourbonic Plague 99, Cascade Cherie díAmour , Cascade Midnight Diesel , Cascade Elderberry 98, Cascade Figaro 99, Cascade Noyaux 100, Cascade Drie Zwarte Pieten Sang Noir 100, Cascade Foudre Project #1 93, Cascade Montmorency Cherry Essence , Cascade Double Dunkín Punkín Ale , Cascade Manhattan NW 99, Cascade Pumpkin Smash 98, Cascade Sang Royal 100, Cascade Fresh Hop Porter 72, Cascade Tangerine Dream NW 99, Cascade Black Cap Raspberry 96, Cascade Cascadian Dutch Ale , Cascade Pink Bellini , Cascade Cointreau (Bourbon) , Cascade The Vine 99
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Travlr (1661) Washington, Washington DC | June 19, 2011
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Smallish place. Nice selection, good food. Salmon was awese. Very friendly and helpful staff.
t0rin0 (1448) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 18, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited July 2011.
First stop of the day. I walked here from the place I was staying and showed up a few minutes before opening. Surprisingly I wasnít the only one outside waiting for the doors to open. There were a couple of other beer nerds out there looking in the window. The set up is pretty nice inside. They have these barrels that the beer is served from, well, not really served from but itís a nice decoration. They had a surprising number of non-sour beers on tap in addition to half a dozen sours. I tried an apple pie beer and some IPAs. They also sell some bottles. The service was friendly and explained some of the weirder beers on tap. Very cool place, will stop back in for sure.
3fourths (1352) Boulder, Colorado | February 18, 2011| Updated July 8, 2013
50 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 9/20
located not far from green dragon, hair of the dog and other spots in SE, the interior is slick, modern, clean, polished, all that. taps and barrels along the wall, mostly sours and oak aged stuff, including a random blend of the week or two, but also some standard IPA-type taps. small samples available, friendly bartenders but somewhat nosy about my approval of the beer. do they really want my honest opinion? i donít think they have time and patience to hear me out. kitchen-sink sour blends and a lot of cowboy-type "shooting from the hip" recipes, that would sum it up. cool spot but i canít say iím a huge fan of the sour blend work at the moment.
Beershine (779) The Sunshine State, Florida | August 4, 2014
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Ummmmmmm. Yeah. Crazy ass place. Unbelievable selection, far surpassing expectations. I was totally enthralled, didnít rate a single beer. Tried every single sour! It was like each was better than the next. Highlights may be Noyaux, Frite Galois, the Apricot, the Rasperry, Vine, and Sang family. Overwhelmingly awesome.
Theydon_Bois (773) The íSham, England | November 24, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Visited around 4.30pm on Wednesday 7/11/12.
Large single room establishment with bar at the front centre as you enter.
Place was a little quiet at first but trade soon picked up as folks came after work.
Didnít try the food, but what we saw looked decent.
Service was pretty good, I was working my way through 4oz measures and our server came back ervery 5 to 10 minutes so I never ran dry.
Good dozen or so Cascade beers available on tap along with 2 from the wooden barrel. Plenty of non sour options for friends who donít drink the tarte stuff!
Really enjoyed my stop here - a must visit on a PDX crawl!
Dogbrick (755) Columbus, Ohio | July 4, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
(Visited 05/2013): Cascade Brewing is a brick building located on Belmont in the Buckman area of east Portland. Parking is available on the surrounding streets.
There is a patio outside, and an open entryway into the inside. The bar is along the rear wall, featuring barrel-top dispensers, and there are high tables, plus some booths along the wall. Beer menus behind the bar display what is available on draught, including current barrel offerings. The menu also lists which bottled beers (mostly sours) are available to take home.
The selection at Cascade is pretty robust, and samples are available of the nearly 20 beers they serve. Again the majority are of the Sour persuasion, including Noyaux, Blueberry, Kriek, Apricot and The Vine on my visit. Some more standard styles too, plus some specialty beers like Chocolate Bourbonic Plague, LuckiŽ Charms and an Oatmeal Pale. Everything we sampled was good.
Service during our visit was very good. The server was well-versed in the beer menu and was friendly and attentive.
Food at Cascade is pretty good. We shared a cheese plate.
All in all this is one of the best beer spots to hit in Portland in my opinion.
nate2g (665) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | October 18, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Cascade is a blast if you enjoy sour beers. I was impressed with the quality of everything I tried and the beers were fun to drink. Small pours can be had so itís easy to get through the menu. I came back for the seasonal Gose, man itís good. The interior is quite basic but as a beer tourist I guess itís the kinda place you just wanna park yourself and get though the extensive tap selection. Thereís bottles to go with seasonal releases at like 20 bucks or more a pop. The staff working here are cool. They serve food but gave it a miss.
Rastacouere (664) Montreal, Quebec | October 10, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
When we last visited Portland, we went to Racoon lodge and had an awesome experience, being guided around by owner and brewer who explained us their grand project ideas. It is nice to see those ideas concretized now in this marvellous spot. I canít say Iím immensely fond of the place itself. The closeness to Green Dragon is impressive and meaningful, but otherwise, the area is not particularly attractive and that makes the picnic tables "beer garden" a bit dull as it faces a lifeless portion of Belmont. There were not a whole lot of customers when we were there and it may be happenstance and related to the fact we were there in the afternoon, but there was not the happy, relaxed, atmosphere we tend to encounter in beery Portland places. The interior also still feels a bit too immaculate and not very characterful despite the original and meaningful barrels that decorate the rear of the bar. Despite all those minor remarks, we had an extraordinary time here. Indeed, we came very early in our Portland sojourn and came very close to come back every other day after the one of our visit. Simply, the menu is extraordinary. We love the sour beers they produce and there were probably 10 the day of our visit, exclusing the 4! different saison, the regular stuff and other experiments like two vintages of their barrel-aged imperial stout. We felt like having a glass of almost everything that was on draught yet it was simply impossible and it ended up being one of the very rare places where I just need to do samplers. And thankfully, they have those nice, miniature wine glasses to do samples that work much better than mini-straight sided glasses like most places use. Staff has an obvious respect for the products they serve and were both friendly, helpful and seemingly knowledgeable. Food is relatively limited, constisting mostly of snacks. This is one of those places where beer alone could keep me in for a whole evening, no matter the atmosphere and thatís in a town where many places offer a great atmosphere. They seem to always have a few bottles for sale, including special releases, but they are priced rather steeply, between $17 and $25 a 750 ml when we were there. We still ended up leaving with a $200 bill.
GT2 (613) San Diego County , California | October 23, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Walking distance from Hair of the Dog and across the street from Green Dragon. Lots of house beers on tap, about half and half non-sour and sour. Pretty much all of their main sours were on tap or available in bottles. Their pale ales and stouts, though not bottled, were actually very good. Service was quick and friendly. You do get your samplers two at a time in teeny tiny stemmed shot glasses. You really have to Danish tick these beers. Some really crazy beers on tap like a sour pumpkin, blonde coffee stout, ginger lime sour. Quality is high, but get ready for some very avant garde stuff. Bottles to go were pricey, $30 for many of the best sours so be prepared.
Ferris (608) Burnaby, British Columbia | June 6, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Nice little bar that opens up onto an outdoor area. Beer is mainly Saisons and Sours, but they do have a few other styles. They primarily serve their own brands. Food is well suited to their styles of beers and has many rustic farmhouse plates. A definite for those who like this style of beer.
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