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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

734 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 734
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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Reviews by OakedCanuck:
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OakedCanuck

Washington

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Uber tavern. I believe it is 2010. Served in a cervoise.

A - Pours a hazy, reddish scarlet with stark white head, good lacing.

S - Amazing sweet and sour cherry, a bit of vinegar bite, some yeasty funk.

T - Distinct soured fruit bite, cherry, grapes and pear. The aftertaste is a sweet cherry pie with a bit of funk. Delicious

M - Nice and crisp, light and refreshing.

O - As usual, a great sour from Cascade. Love their stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2011 18:45:43 | More by OakedCanuck
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Cascade Kriek Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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