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98
92
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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unknown

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RATINGS: 569   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
podey (638) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Sample pour from Dennis @ Blind Tiger. 2010 Vintage. Pours deep red with a pink head. Aroma is abundant cherry and oak. Taste is incredibly tart but the finish is very balanced. Really terrific.


3.9
chrisv10 (17275) - 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.

3.5
ciocanelu (2458) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUN 2, 2017
Sample at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017, red session. Aroma has dusty wood barrel, fruit pits and barnyard notes. Taste is dry, astringent with wood barrel, musty fruits and some acetic notes.

3.8
ajnepple (6428) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2017
On tap at Hops & Pie. Clear, deep ruby reddish appearance with a white head. Aroma of sour cherries, funky yeast, vanilla and lightly toasted oak. Similar flavor, tart, sour and fruity with a lingering cherry note. Medium to light body with a puckering feel and a light earthy finish. Nice.

3.9
BillKismet (4041) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2017
Cherry-amber body, with ring of head, but otherwise flat. Lovely cherry-Flanders nose, with wonderfully aged layers of wood and malting, and tartness, with just a spice of vinegar. The body also delivers layers of complexity. Aged malts and woodiness, tinged with restrained vinegar and cherry. Prickly aged cherry vinegar at back of palate. Outstanding.

3.9
bursprak (3183) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2017
Sample @ MBCC 2017, Red session. Clear reddish pour with a small head. Notes of cherries, tart cranberries, almonds and light balsamico.

3.9
Camons (12296) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2017
Bottle @ MBCC 2017. Pours red with a tan head. Aroma of malt, light sourness, yeast, wood, tart fruit, rich cherries. Flavor is rather sour, yeast, wood, tart fruit, cherries. Medium body, average carbonation, acidic finish. 130517

3.8
jookos (6741) - FINLAND - MAY 26, 2017
Mbcc red. Reddish clear. Bit old socky farmy bretta nose. Dried berries. Med bodied, old woody, intense, tart long finishing. Pretty nice. Intense, tart.

3.8
Dedollewaitor (16055) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2017
Tap @ Mikkeller Beer Celebration, 2017. Pours hazy red with a small creamy head. Tart, stomich acid, nail polisher and thankfully some intense fresh sweet and sour cherries.

4.2
Rasmus40 (20303) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2017
MBCC. Hazy deep red brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, sour cherries and barnyard. Flavor is quite sweet and rather acidic. Dry and rather acidic finish. 130517

3.7
MrOrla (3054) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2017
Tap @ MBC 2017. Pours muddy dark reddish with a white head. Aroma of cherrystone, marzipan, loads of vinegar, cherries, fruity. Taste is major halsbrand, sour vinegar, dry with some fruity flavor.


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