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style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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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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4.1
fonefan (50004) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2009
Bottle 75cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #5. ]
Unclear medium amber red color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is berry, cherry, almond, wood, caramel. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light moderate acidic with a average to long duration, and a sour dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090501]

3.5
yespr (46568) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
From bottle, Papsoes blindtasting #5. Pours cloudy to hazy dark brown/orange with a small and off-white head. Dark malty, dark cherry fruity and mild citric note too. Dry malt flavoured, light citric and distinct fruity. Citric and acidic flavoured finish with a light lasting acetone and fruity impression.

3.3
Ungstrup (38144) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
Bottled. A hazy deep red beer with a lazing light tan head. The aroma is sweet and sour with notes of berries - primarily cherries. The flavor is tart with light notes of wood, almonds, and fruit, leading to a tart almond and cherry finish. The body is thin.

3.4
joergen (28771) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle #5 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Clear orange red coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of berries, caramel and brett. Fruity and light acidic flavour of brett and berries with notes of dries fruits. Tart finish. The cherries aren’t detectable.

3.7
anders37 (26824) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy pale reddish color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart vinegar cherry aroma. Fruity sour tart cherry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart woody cherry finish.

4.2
Travlr (25544) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Wow. This one was a close rival of Cantillon Kriek, and proves that lambic style beers can definitely be made well, outside of the Senne valley.

3.2
cgarvieuk (25391) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2016 Bottle at home.... Copper... Thin off white lacing... Zezty cherry fruits nose... Tart funk... Too sour.. Very acidic....dry funky fruit Keg at borefts 2016 day 2.. Massive cherry nose.. Rich fruit bery tart.. Light balsamic.. Long cheesy funk.. Too acidic stick at 3.2

2.6
madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
23rd November 2012
THE Fruit Sour tasting. Cheers Jack. Cloudy amber beer, little pale tan head. Dry crisp palate. Sour vinegar - cherry. White wine vinegar. Lemon acid. Dry finish. Too sharp for my tastes.

3.5
Papsoe (25060) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Slightly hazy orangey red with a beige head. Aroma of dry cherries. Medium body with discreet and subtle cherry accents - a whiff of almonds also. Good carbonation. Dry and lightly tart finish. 010509

3.9
Leighton (21861) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2012 Bottle. Pours a cloudy, amber-red with a moderate, off-white head. Strong fruit aroma with prominent berry notes. Flavor is sweet, tart, fruity, with defnite notes of cherries and almonds. Also lightly woody. Medium in body with fine carbonation. Finishes tart, sweet, a bit acidic and dry. Very good stuff. (3.9)

Bottle (vintage 2010) at The Fruit Sour Tasting, London. Pours cloudy, ruby-brown with a faint, white film. Tart, fresh berry nose. Light sweet flavor with huge tartness, jammy cherry, light dryness. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Super sour and acidic to finish, pleasant cherry notes. Plenty of lip-quiver on the back of this one. Good, if pretty intense. (3.8)


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