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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

920 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 920
Reviews: 267
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.77%
Wants: 238
Gots: 276 | 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
Kriek 2012 = 7.2% ABV
Kriek 2013 = 8.17% ABV

Please note which version is being reviewed, if known.

(Beer added by: ccrida on 04-17-2008)
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Photo of Stinkypuss
4.71/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a murky reddish brown with a short lived head. The aroma is a bit funky, almost stinky as some may say, Barnyard. The cherries come through nicely as well.

Pops the mouth, puckers like a sour candies. Completely wild and has excellent cherry flavor. Oak, cherry, lemon rind acidity, slightly toasty malt flavor. Delicious and very sour. The beer is great to sip and savor.

Overall, this is an exceptional American made sour kriek. Very lively and alcohol is well hidden. World class beer and worth every penny.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of MadeInOregon
4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of KnowYourCraft
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Budinetz
4.79/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2013 vintage. Cork & cage. Pour this one SUPER SLOW! Keep that yeast in the bottle. If you want to taste the dregs, wait until you pour most of it out. Then stir em up.

Pours a DEEP ruby red. VERY minimal
Lacing present but the color is amazing.

Smells of lactic acid and brettanomyces. Very little cherry aroma present.

Tastes of sour fruit, Lactobacillus, very slight sour cherry. This brew has one of the best sour flavors I have ever had. Super tart, with a slight cherry finish.

Feels amazing on the palate with some great sour notes. Unreal Puckering!

Overall a great sour! Super tart but really drinkable. Would drink this every day of the week if I could.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.28/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.36/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of CraftFan5
4.7/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.92/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -23%

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4.2/5  rDev -0.5%

Cascade Kriek Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 920 ratings.