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Raccoon Lodge IPA - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Raccoon Lodge IPA
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
Avg: 3.16
pDev: n/a
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Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Oregon, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: RedDiamond on 05-22-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 2
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3.3/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draught at the brewpub, served in an imperial pint, Raccoon's IPA is a pale bronzed orange with a small off-white head that leaves light lace.

Smell is muted due to the ice cold serving temp, a soft hop nose, light apricot esters, sweet and a touch soapy.

Taste is nicely balanced but rather restrained, at least by Portland standards. Semi-sweet, with herbal minty hops and a firm bitterness. Just not a lot to this one, could easily pass as a pale ale.

Mouthfeel is super carbonated, a quick swish filled my mouth with foam, with a light body.

Drinkability, like this beer, is a tad above average, but it's really not my style at all. A whole lot more hop aroma and flavor to match the bitterness and you'd be fine, I don't mind a thin malt backbone if the hops are there, but they're really not here. Still, it's an easy one to slurp down, and cut the grease of their nacho's well.

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Photo of RedDiamond
3.03/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a simple, honest, satisfying IPA, neither inadequate nor exemplary. It could stand a bit of a bolder hop profile, but it’s still OK as is. It could have a bit more body, more cream or more bitterness, or a fresher hop aroma. But it’s still not a bad brew. There’s not a whole lot of flavor actually and the finish is a yawn. But it’s not bad. It just lacks gravity and mouthfeel. Just a little. And it’s kind of thin and watery. But it’s not bad. Not really.

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Raccoon Lodge IPA from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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