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Cascade Apricot Ale - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,296 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,296
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 400
Gots: 295 | FT: 34
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)
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cj8311, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

Wow-- in you face tartness--- like sucking on a mouth puckering sweet tart the size of a urinal cake!
At first I was overwhelmed and a little off-put, but the more I drank it the more I liked it...
Nose is medicinal funk, like a hospital men's room...
But damn, that sour funkiness, backed up by lemon and apricots-- in the background-- and that sweet tart flavor of my youth are very appealing, especially thanks to a dry finish...
Has to be tried to believe... Unique.

Ready4aHeady, Oct 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

treznor, Sep 30, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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4/5  rDev -8%

oddlandf, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

2012 vintage

Well executed stone fruit sour. Huge notes of apricot and lemon on the nose and mouth puckering fruit forward taste, minimal funk, quite acidic and dry finish. Cheers Cascade.

SierraJosh, Sep 26, 2014
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Cascade Apricot Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
97 out of 100 based on 1,296 ratings.