overall
98
92
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 575   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Winter Seasonal. Brewed with 4 types of cherries, aged in oak for one year.
Cascade Kriek Ale spends over 6 months of lactic fermentation and aging in small oak barrels. This "Belgian Flanders Style Red Ale" is refermented with a blend of fresh whole Northwest cherries and then hand bottled. Cascade Kriek Ale is bottle fermented and should be refrigerated or stored at cellar temp and served at 45 to 50 degrees.

Note:- ABV varies.
2007 - 6.6%
2008 - 8.5%
2009 - 7.3%
2010 - 8.5%
2011 - 7.5%
2012 - 7.5%
2013 - 8.17%
2014 - 8.5%
2015 - 7.1%

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3.7
Itzjerm (3052) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 17, 2017
Typical sour cherry kriek. Tart slap then a bit of fruit. Not very complex. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
fiulijn (20938) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 20, 2017
Draught at Alibi Room, Vancouver
Cloudy red cherry color. Mild aroma of cherry pits, some cherry juice, some sourness. Smooth mouthfeel, lean body; good malt base for a Sour, moderate cherry flavor, not juicy, no pit tannins; medium sour level; the finish is lemony and a bit astringent. Possibly, some acetic acid in the end.
Nice and clean, but with no depth.

3.3
katrinaez (2137) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2017 tart and sour unripe cherries in aroma and taste. slight plastic up front, but sour sinks in. Bottle

3.8
Ronritter (834) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 11, 2017
on tap pours dark red with off white head aroma is light tart cherry taste is medium bitter dark fruits and red wine with an earthy finish

3.6
tapefuzz (699) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 15, 2017
Draught. Pours dark, dark red with a small pinkish-beige head. Aroma is cherries, vinegar, light oak, and light vanilla. Taste is sour cherries, some vinegar, oak, and a little spice. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Slick mouthfeel. Too much vinegar and it could definitely use more spice (or even oakiness) for balance. I definitely wouldn’t want a whole bottle of this, but in a 6oz pour it is good.

4
Alusmamuts (2056) - LATVIA - JUL 11, 2017
Bottle of 2015. Hazy dirty red with small white head. Rich sour cherry aroma. Good fruity sourness rich of different cherry notes.

3.8
beermaris (271) - LATVIA - JUL 11, 2017
2015 edition. Dirty red, cloudy appearance. Rich sourness in aroma and taste.

3.9
Gerbeer (3844) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2017
On tap. Pours a deep red/brown with little head. Aromas of dark cherries and light balsamic vinegar. Flavors of dry cherries, old oak, plum skins and red wine vinegar Solid

4
Borup (14945) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2017
Sample from a bottle. A dark ruby coloured beer with aa off-white head. Aroma and flavour of cherries, tartness, vinegar, sourness, acidic and oak.

3.9
chrisv10 (17918) - DENMARK - JUN 21, 2017
MBCC. Red with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, notes of phenols, cherries, berries, acetone and lemon. Flavour is malt, cherries, acetone, almonds, medium sweet and very sour.


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