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Cerise Cassée American Sour Ale - Cambridge Brewing Company

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Cerise Cassée American Sour Ale
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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

123 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 13.15%
Wants: 36
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alexgash on 02-03-2005)
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WTKeene

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-21-2013 17:42:03 | More by WTKeene
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.6%

02-07-2012 00:52:25 | More by TimoP
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-14-2012 09:03:33 | More by standardcherry
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kingcrowing

Vermont

4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

On tap at NotF poured into a sampling glass. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a dark brown with a very small brown head that fades. Nose is malty and rich with a light fruitiness.

Taste is quite tart and fruity with a nice funk. Mouthfeel is very light and crisp. It's quite and drinkable, a very tasty beer!

11-07-2010 16:38:56 | More by kingcrowing
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-19-2012 19:06:56 | More by mdaschaf
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GratefulBeerGuy

New Hampshire

4.05/5  rDev -4.9%

flute glass, barrel fermanted sour wild ale....oh yeah!

a light brown color with little light popping through that has a brown-tinted, small and lacy head.

Sweet wild raspberries in the aroma, very tart cherries, pums and dates add more sweetness. Fruity and tangy.

Oooh, this puppy is tart! dry, wild fruits, sweet tart candies, tangy...not at all metallic! Subtle oak-wood flavors from the barrel fermenting. A dry but crisp feel, light, sparkling feel. This one is just right for late summer.

08-31-2009 18:28:26 | More by GratefulBeerGuy
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leschkie

California

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-29-2011 00:20:52 | More by leschkie
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UncleFlip

Alabama

4.45/5  rDev +4.5%

The colour is a nice brown, with mahogany hints and some golden tones.

Sticking this one up to my nose, I pick up on the alcohol right away. Some clove also comes out, along with stronger cherry and papaya.

Of course it's sour...cherry is early on in the flavour, and stays to the finish, as a spiciness creeps up on you.

The way it feels in the mouth is just a bit watery, with an alcohol overtone.

I find it quite drinkable, and I wouldn;t mind having more of this one.

Be well
-UF

07-13-2005 01:40:53 | More by UncleFlip
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nickhiller

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-05-2012 21:37:16 | More by nickhiller
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3leggeddub

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-23-2011 03:38:39 | More by 3leggeddub
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-13-2013 07:01:37 | More by GRG1313
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-08-2012 23:04:45 | More by trevorpost
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California

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-28-2013 02:02:11 | More by spark3148857
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jlb502

California

5/5  rDev +17.4%

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Mike

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Maryland

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Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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carln26

Missouri

4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

Deep garnet color with a dense tan head. In appearance, this really did resemble a wine, possibly a Pinot Noir. Bright, tart, cherry aromas, offset by a citrus hop note. Sour tart cherry flavor. Accented by the hops. No character from the malt. It stays tart and bitter. Thin mouth feel. Medium drinakbility due to the tartness of the beer. Very Belgian very good.

02-26-2005 18:53:59 | More by carln26
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-18-2012 22:40:53 | More by HopsHopenstein
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Caudalie

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-06-2013 15:02:48 | More by Caudalie
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IBUnit63

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -4.2%

On tap at CBC served in not quite a flute...

It's still like the cherry juice you get at Whole Paycheck. Sort of a cherrywood color with slight amber/brown. I mean, it's really still...

Leathery sour cherries are abundant and mesh almost perfectly with the sour and barnyard notes in here, creating a slightly pleasant nasal sting. There's a slight barrel taste to it - maybe a touch of bourbon and perhaps faint, faint hints of vanilla. Quite enticing.

Yup, it's sour, alright. Mild essence of cherry juice and huge sour acidity. As it warms the barnyard notes diminish, leaving it to be much cleaner than expected. There's still a little bit of funk in this rhythm, though. Cherries have a decent little bite. Barrel woodiness emerges with warmth as well. Very nicely done.

Definitely hangin' high and tight on the palate. Latent carbonation on the finish gives it a little zip. Hoppiness is nil, of course...maybe a tinge of pine but that's it. There's a huge cherry pucker fron front to back. A little dry funk lines it up nicely.

This one definitely has a biting kick to it but it drinks nicely for style. I usually don't have any complaints about CBC's stuff...no exception here. Solid.

07-20-2009 19:31:48 | More by IBUnit63
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Cerise Cassée American Sour Ale from Cambridge Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.