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Cascade Kriek Ale - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade Kriek AleCascade Kriek Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

821 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 821
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9%
Wants: 231
Gots: 263 | FT: 29
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
Kreik 2012 = 7.2% ABV

Please note which version is being reviewed, if known.

(Beer added by: ccrida on 04-17-2008)
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LaPeste

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4.95/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

750ml bottle corked and caged. Purchased from Vendome in North Hollywood for $17.99. I had a bunch of sour beer in my cart and the clerk told me just got this one in and I should give it a try.

A: Pours cherry red/brown with a white two finger head.

S: Ripe fruit, cherry pie, vanilla, chocolate, slight sour

T: Sweet and sour cherry, vanilla, sour grapes

M: Moderate carbonation, slight pucker, well balanced

D: Easy drinking, you could gulp this down unlike most lambics, works for sipping also

My bottle says 8.1%, above it says 6.6% so mine is different. 8.1% is very unusual for a lambic, I guess since it's an American interpretation it makes sense. This is the tastiest Kriek I have had.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2009 08:44:16 | More by LaPeste
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Cascade Kriek Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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