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RATINGS: 526   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jweiss (18) - Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2013
2011 vintage consumed on 11/22/13. From the second the bottle opens a wonderful aroma of sour cherries greets the nose. Color is a brightish red. The flavor is an incredibly bright sour with the cherries coming through magnificently without any of the Brett notes than can sometimes overwealm a lesser sour. As perfect an example of a Kriek that there is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kambei70 (969) - - NOV 27, 2016
Pours a hazy reddish amber with a thin ring of off white head. Aroma and taste are tart, tart, and more tart with cherries, vinegar and nice carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andrus86 (487) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2016
TAP. Poured a soda red with light rose head.. Barrel & cherries dominate nose, a hint of acidity.. Good sour base, oak & cherries hit middle to end, Chery/sour combo ends up quite refreshing.. Sourced cascade brewing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Renobob (1821) - Besanon, FRANCE - NOV 18, 2016
Bue la pression au Borefts Beer Festival 2016. Javais dautres choses faire que de prendre des notes ;)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SVD (1644) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2016
Sampel at Borefts 2016. Red beer, Aroma is sour, kriek. Taste is the same, ok i guess not for me

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (9158) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2016
[email protected] 2016, Bodegraven - pours red with white pinkish head. Cherry fruity aroma and taste, cherry stone, medium acidic, some wooden notes in the tart fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sulawang (1070) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 21, 2016
Visual: 2014 Vintage, Hefty bottle, twisty wire cap and composite cork with their name stamp. Bottle-conditioned. Pours clear cherry wood reddish brown without much of head, thin ring with a couple of islands, clusters of micro active streams.

Nose: pukey caramelized brown sugar, tangy red wine vinegar, sour cherry-apple (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: crisp-big SOUR and big TARTNESS

Mid-palate: background pervasive wet woodiness, red wine & apple cider vinegar, ACIDIC-tangy, jammy (lvl-5-sweetness), puckery sour red cherry juice, caramelized barley malt

Finish: unsettling in the stomach, sour raspberry-pomegranate juice fruity exhale

Summary: Again, so puckery sour this has to be minutely sipped. Im liking the wet oaked woodiness and the dark fruity notes are nice, but I cant fully endorse it as it just doesnt hit the proper notes for me. Too vinegary acidic sour, not bright nor refreshing enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomer (3211) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - OCT 17, 2016
At BBF, clear deep Red color, berry and sourdough bread aroma with some herbs, sweet fruity flavor with a piercing sourness and some vinegar, medium bodied. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (9487) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2016
On tap at Borefts 2016, shared. thin white head. Clear red pour. Sweet and sour aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (1823) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2016
Sampled at Borefts 2016, Bodegraven. Hazy ruby pour with a tan head. Notes of tart cherries, cherry cores, vanilla, oak. Medium body, light carbonation and a tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (2269) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 1, 2016
On tap @ Borefts 2016 - De Molen, Bodegraven - NL. Color: deep dark purple beer with no carbonation and small white foam. Smell: full sourness and tart nose with fruity balance. Cherry and oak notes. Mix between Kriek and Old Flemish style. Taste: medium body with sourness, fruity, red fruits as cherry and raspberry. Very intensive taste. Good attenuation. Dry. Aftertaste: fruity, cherry, sourness, tart and dry.

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