overall
99
97
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cascade Apricot Ale is based on our Temptor Triple Ale that has undergone over 8 months of lactic fermentation and oak barrel aging. Ripe NW Apricots are fermented with this beer for 3 additional months. This hand packaged and bottle conditioned ale will only get better with age ... good luck waiting.

Serve at 45-50 Degrees F.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle poured into glass. So jazzed to finally see this beer hit our shelves! Super sour and tart. Slight apricot funk in the nose, but mostly citrus. Drinks exceptionally well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McGrupp612 (140) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Gold pour. Small white head. Aroma brings lactic and acetic acid and faint apricot notes. Flavor follows the aroma. Lactic sourness followed by a little bit of apricot and lemon. White vinegar drowns out the fruit and lasts on the palate. Light to medium body with ample carbonation. Would be great without the vinegar notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3709) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Pours a hazy orange/honey color with a medium white head. Aroma has oaky and tart notes...some apricot but hidden a bit by the tartness. Flavor is very tart...lemony with some apricot and oak. Mouthfeel is light and the finish is tart, mildly fruity, and dry.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Clear golden with a fluffy white head. Amazing floral apricot, candy sugar, and caramel aroma with vanilla and oak notes. Creamy very bright and yet lively palate. Tastes of orange, apricot, lemon, caramel, green apple, vanilla, and oak with a tart, lightly acidic, crisp, dry finish. Outstanding.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Tart somewhat brash, fruity but not pungent, little bit of woodiness, apricot is subtle, decently lively, sour tart, decently complex, slightly astringent, medium bodied, big white head, odd retention for a sour, somewhat hazy golden amber...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (4531) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2012
2008. Copper-gold body, quickly receding white head, no lacing. Nose is apricot, boozy, light wheat, must and wood. A bit harsh given the age. Flavor is a bit more refined with smoother notes, but lacks a top tier profile. Medium bodied, mellow carbonation, prickly finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheCrowsNest (76) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - DEC 8, 2012
2011. Hazy orange with a clean white head. Lots of citrus aromas, lemon; clean sour; light funk. Apricots hide in the finish, tartness dominates the palate with a biting sour character that sits at the back corners of your tongue. Light body with a mouth-watering finish and medium carbonation. Light but complex sour notes make this a great American sour. Worth seeking out to try, grab a bottle to age.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2882) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle at the BA Buffalo bottle share. Pours golden amber with slight white head. Nose full of Brett and horse hair. Taste is puckering with an ample amount of apricot. Light slick creamy body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18953) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2012
Tap at Cascade, Portland - 07/11/12 @ 8.4% ABV. Lightly hazed pale golden with a thin white head that soon clears to the edges. Nose is apricots, sugar, fruit, sour and tarte. Taste follows nose, apricot, burnt piss, tarte. Medium bodied with soft spritzy carbonation leading to a sour finish. Decent.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wchesser (2051) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
2011 Project. Soaring nose of lemon zest, fruit, touch of diacetyl. Wood very muted. Good carbonation on cloudy light orange gold. Zesty and tart finish with subtle apricot. These guys do great stuff.


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