1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Cascade Apricot Ale - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

Cascade Apricot AleCascade Apricot Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

978 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 978
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.51%


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

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Brewmaster Ron Gansberg based this Apricot Ale on a Belgian Tripel, putting it through 16 months lactic fermentation and aging in French oak wine barrels. The apricots were allowed to slowly ripen before introduction into the beer; the beer then aged another four months on the fruit before bottling."

(Beer added by: ccrida on 04-18-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 978 | Reviews: 246 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by dcloeren:
Photo of dcloeren
dcloeren

Texas

4.8/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had at the Bros Brunch (not those Bros...)

Poured the perfect apricot orange with a finger of bright white fizzy head.

Aroma is full of ripe apricots, vinegar and acidity. Amazing nose on this beer! Smells tart and sweet....

Taste follows the nose win the perfect vinegar /tart add on. Amazing how well it follows the nose! Tastes amazing!

light in body and ample in carbonation. Great dry tart finish.

Overall, cascade can't do wrong, period. An amazing wild with all the trimmings.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2012 22:02:47 | More by dcloeren
More User Reviews:
Photo of anabar
anabar

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-21-2014 05:31:55 | More by anabar
Photo of Shankopotamus
Shankopotamus

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-20-2014 13:37:47 | More by Shankopotamus
Photo of jsunj
jsunj

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-18-2014 22:44:37 | More by jsunj
Photo of atrocity
atrocity

Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.9%

04-17-2014 17:41:27 | More by atrocity
Photo of funkyaudio
funkyaudio

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-16-2014 02:56:03 | More by funkyaudio
Photo of pest
pest

Ohio

4/5  rDev -8%

04-16-2014 02:53:36 | More by pest
Photo of CGMLS3
CGMLS3

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-15-2014 18:39:19 | More by CGMLS3
Photo of Gunch52
Gunch52

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-15-2014 01:41:16 | More by Gunch52
Photo of Edvice04
Edvice04

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

04-13-2014 15:42:02 | More by Edvice04
Photo of BG24
BG24

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-12-2014 20:20:13 | More by BG24
Photo of Benesi88
Benesi88

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-10-2014 16:31:20 | More by Benesi88
Photo of 01001111
01001111

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

04-10-2014 03:31:50 | More by 01001111
Photo of socalbrewlvr
socalbrewlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-09-2014 07:50:54 | More by socalbrewlvr
Photo of seanthornton152
seanthornton152

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-08-2014 23:37:37 | More by seanthornton152
Photo of mltobin
mltobin

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-08-2014 23:37:30 | More by mltobin
Photo of beernazi
beernazi

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-08-2014 07:00:31 | More by beernazi
Photo of Zack_B
Zack_B

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-06-2014 02:56:08 | More by Zack_B
Photo of Zimm
Zimm

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-04-2014 01:49:48 | More by Zimm
Photo of TriageStat
TriageStat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-30-2014 14:03:28 | More by TriageStat
Photo of rollncalguy78
rollncalguy78

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-30-2014 03:14:23 | More by rollncalguy78
Photo of srgj88
srgj88

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-29-2014 00:12:27 | More by srgj88
Photo of apbaj
apbaj

Guam

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-28-2014 20:30:37 | More by apbaj
Photo of Great-Pyrebeers
Great-Pyrebeers

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-28-2014 00:13:40 | More by Great-Pyrebeers
Photo of sludgegnome
sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2014 00:01:01 | More by sludgegnome
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cascade Apricot Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
96 out of 100 based on 978 ratings.