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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 268   ABV: 8.94%
This NW style sour ale features blonds and triples aged on oak for 18 to 24 months, then additionally aged for 12 months on raspberries and apricot noyaux.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bill Becker (970) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Purchased online from the Brewery. Its an orange coloured brew , cloudy, small head of foam that shrinks but doesnt go away totally. The little bit of foam still does leave some nice lacing behind and, oh, I see the beers entry has the name spelled wrong. Its Noyaux. Update to be sent. The smell, well, its just heavenly. Big apricots, almost as big raspberries, the aroma you get from oak barrel aging...sourness supreme but I suspect, the taste wont be way over the top. Apricot sourness, raspberry sourness, woody notes..man, this is one hell of an American Wild. Every new sip seems to kill the previous sip and this is one example(of many) of why certain brews *should* be bottled in the 750ml format. 8.94% abv? It doesnt drink that strong at all; this is dangerously drinkable. Medium bodied, lightish to moderate carbonation(lightish on the front, moderate on the back end), the mouthfeel is just right for the style. To sum things up, Noyaux may be the best Cascade brew Ive had the pleasure of drinking and none that Ive had came close to disappointing me. A BIG thumbs up to Cascades brewing efforts!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (2256) - rhus, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2017
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bricktop86 (838) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - APR 3, 2017
Pours red orange with a white head. Aroma of berries, peach and oak. Taste is heavy sour, medium sweet, medium bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MelvinKalksma (1462) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2017

Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, wood, orange, apricot, tart and citrus.

Turbid/opaque orange/brown beer with a slight off-white head.

Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, wood, orange and apricot; ends slightly bitter, dry and sour with tart and citrus.

This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Great sweet apricot at the start with even some orange as well. The finish is more than decent as well. No real flaws whatsoever.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (25809) - Malm, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2017
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity sour tart woody berry aroma. Fruity sour tart raspberry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart raspberry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dutchbeerpages (2438) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2017
Beautiful sour but that was to be expected from Cascade. The fruit flavors are not clear but add to the mix. Just the right sourness. Bottle shared with the Oproer guys

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Andrus86 (635) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2017
BOTTLE. Cloudy golden with thin head.. Tart nose of the raspberries, wood & a touch of salt?.. Big acidic base, tart raspberry which slides to the fruity side of the raspberry & apricot, woody notes to finish.. Sourced Bev mart, date street, Honolulu

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Svartvit (512) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2017
Bottle at Oedipus. Pours a bright hazy golden with a white head. Peach, apricots, tart raspberries. Fruit forward, smooth oak, fresh, bright citrusy funk. Bit of lacto. Nice and fresh tasting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (1824) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JAN 13, 2017
2014 edition Blush red orange. Aroma apricots raspberries. Tastes sour raspberries some vinegar some briny yeast

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (767) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2017
Poured from bottle into goblet. Pours a very rich gold with small-bubbled white head. Head dissipates pretty quickly. Aroma is full of tartness, apricot, and just a touch of raspberry. Pleasantly tart with balance from the fruit. Wishing for a bit more raspberry notes, but very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiery_1 (861) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 9, 2017
Backlog beer rating 0ct. 31, 2016
750ml bottle @ home(thanks Jamey). 2014 Vintage
Pours a cloudy pink/golden colour with a white head. Nose is classic Cascade sour, and stone fruits notes. Flavour is also classic Cascade style, quite sour, however dry, oak barrels, and a nice fruity character which comes from the raspberries and apricots.

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