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Cascade Kriek Ale - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

Cascade Kriek AleCascade Kriek Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

732 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 732
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.24%


Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Our Kriek spends over six months in lactic fermentation and aging in oak barrels. This NW style sour red ale is fermented for eight months with fresh whole Bing and sour pie cherries."

Note:
Kriek 2007 = 6.6% ABV
Kriek 2008 = 8.1% ABV
Kriek 2009 = 7.3% ABV
Kriek 2010 = 7.1% ABV

Please note which version is being reviewed, if known.

(Beer added by: ccrida on 04-17-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 732 | Reviews: 258 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by BenZ:
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BenZ

Virginia

4.55/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

All kinds of funk and nice and tart. It's not as sour as RGC, but still great! Highly carbonated. The cherry is there, but not overwhelming - perfect, IMO. The aroma is unbelievably complex. I love the cheesy/cherry taste! If you want tear-bringing sourness, look elsewhere. This is not a "fruit beer" this is a beer with some fruit.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2009 23:16:03 | More by BenZ
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Vintage unknown, but most likely 2010. Pours a reddish-brown hue with a loose, half-inch head and a hazy clarity. Nose reveals cherries and a suggestion of cough syrup. Taste consistent with nose. This beer is tart, but not overly so. Mouthfeel is medium-light in body with some astringency and a residual burn at the back of the throat. Overall, a solid kriek with some brune-like qualities.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2014 00:15:54 | More by Jwale73
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4.31/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 vintage poured into a cascade snifter.

Brew pours a deep cherry chestnut with a thin head that was gone quick
Nose is fantastic.cherry with some tartness but not too much dark ripe fruit.
Taste to match. Lush dark cherry with a hint of sweet tartness. Oak rounds it out and smooths some of the edges, but there is just enough sharp tartness.
A bit prickly on the feel, but easy drinking.
Fantastic brew. Another winner from cascade. Great kreik, really enjoyable.

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Cascade Kriek Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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