overall
99
94
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 220   ABV: 7.33%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This NW style sour ale blends wheat & blond ales that were oak aged in barrels for 6 mths, then additionally aged 4 mths on fresh blueberries. Huge herbal notes of dense blueberries in the nose give way to hints of oak & a dusty floral note. Rich earthy notes of dark fruit on the palate lead to a tart finish that dries out to a base note of blueberry skins.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13904) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2012
Bottle. Poured a clear Purple color with a frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy sour, floral and darkfruit aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour flavor with a medium to heavy sweet & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer for style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13898) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 29, 2012
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear reddish purple with a lingering ring of off white foam. Aromas of blueberry, citrus, barn yard funk and a hint of vinegar. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of blueberry, barnyard funk and light earthiness with a crisp dry tart lingering blueberry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (13545) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle - Blueberry and some yeasty funk. Cloudy reddish pink with a decent white head. Light tartness, light funk and a berry finish. Fairly mild compared to the other sours from Cascade.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (13323) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2012
Bottle. It pours cloudy red, with a thin white head. The nose is farmyard, sweet blueberry, jam, blackcurrant, lime and sherbet. The taste is tart blueberry, juicy fruit, blackcurrant, red grape, jam, lime and sherbet, with a juicy-tart finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Great balance of juicy fruit and sourness. Delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (13150) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 2, 2014
750 mL bottle shared at the 9th Richmond Rare & Unusual Epic Tasting, Richmond, VA, 11/30/14. Pours a hazy purple with a thin white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of peppery funk, dry tart blueberries. The taste is tart blueberries, fresh blueberries, sweet and funky finish. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12894) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 10, 2012
(Draught and 750ml) Pours a violet body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of blueberries, caramel, florals, horse blanket, and medicinal. Flavor of blueberries, leather, earth, and light medicinal.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (12584) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours a hazy pinkish red with medium frohthy pink head that lasts. The aroma is a strong tart blueberry and oak. Thin mouthfeel with sour berry, funk, oak. Light acidity, easy to drink, very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (12535) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 13, 2014
Bottle shared at a sour tasting at Noams office. Thanks troganmi for this bottle! 2012 bottle. Nice clear red with a pinkish head. Aroma is a bit medicinal, with berries, oak and some funk. Sour flavor with berries, oak, light sweetness, citric notes and some funk. Medium-bodied.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (12247) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2013
Sample at the Barrel House. Cloudy ruby-brown pour with a medium thin fizzy pinkish-white head that evaporates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing. Aroma of berries and yeast. Medium body with a midly funky undertone and flavors of blueberries, earthy yeast and citrus. The finish is fruity with a mildly tart blueberry aftertaste. Solid all around.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11981) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
at cbc. clear red, no head. red berryish aroma, mild tart, flavor is tart sourish, blueberries, tart.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 33
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5