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Cascade Apricot Ale - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade Apricot AleCascade Apricot Ale

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world-class

1,296 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,296
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 403
Gots: 294 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

big thanks to kersta and someone else for sending this one to me.

A: Pours a nice light orange hue with a small fizzy white head. No real retention or lace to speak of. Plenty of fizz though with a simple swirl of the glass.

S: Nice light dried apricot aromas. Hints of light vinegar and a touch of sweet tart.

T: Nice mild taste. Real enjoyable on a hot night. Real earthy apricot up front. A blast of acid in the middle. The end has a bit of tart under ripe peach, and some nice fresh oak.

M: Light, zippy, tasty.

D: Good, enjoyed sipping on this one while watching the NASCAR. Who says NASCAR and sour does not mix?

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Cascade Apricot Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
96 out of 100 based on 1,296 ratings.