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Cascade Apricot Ale - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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96
world-class

1,169 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,169
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 369
Gots: 271 | FT: 31
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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Ratings: 1,169 | Reviews: 252 | Display Reviews Only:
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dunix

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

03-19-2014 17:13:49 | More by dunix
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wcu80

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-18-2014 15:07:52 | More by wcu80
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IndyDad

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-17-2014 22:39:25 | More by IndyDad
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riemster

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-16-2014 19:31:02 | More by riemster
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Roger85

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8%

03-16-2014 04:55:13 | More by Roger85
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allenson21

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-15-2014 03:46:18 | More by allenson21
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iJyuken

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-13-2014 16:52:23 | More by iJyuken
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Nemers

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -42.5%

03-13-2014 05:52:50 | More by Nemers
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Fireslayer

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-12-2014 19:38:28 | More by Fireslayer
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myersk27

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-12-2014 17:38:22 | More by myersk27
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TomTown

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-12-2014 15:22:39 | More by TomTown
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EB1

California

4/5  rDev -8%

03-11-2014 20:20:57 | More by EB1
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CreativeJeenyus

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-11-2014 05:49:07 | More by CreativeJeenyus
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Warlocks-Passage

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-11-2014 01:05:38 | More by Warlocks-Passage
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Zorora

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-10-2014 22:39:54 | More by Zorora
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Keananmichael5

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

03-10-2014 22:37:12 | More by Keananmichael5
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StJamesGate

New York

4.15/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on tap at the brewery, Portland

Hazy platinum with no head.
Apricot fruit roll-up on the nose with a touch of white vinegar.
JuicyFruit, bright orchard fruit, a touch of funk, lemon zest and a bit of chalk.
Bracing fresh fruity finish and white spice linger.
Crisp, light, no heat.

Champagne-like. White vinegar and Belgian funk hidden under fruit, but still very acidic, in a good way. Probably the most accessible sour ever.

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2014 18:46:16 | More by StJamesGate
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obiwan_k3n00bi

California

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

03-10-2014 17:28:01 | More by obiwan_k3n00bi
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SteeleWright

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-10-2014 02:57:46 | More by SteeleWright
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yeaprolly

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-09-2014 22:53:16 | More by yeaprolly
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kmanjohnson

California

3/5  rDev -31%

03-09-2014 20:13:14 | More by kmanjohnson
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-hazy light orange amber color with a nice white head and decent lacing

S-apricot, sour grapes, light caramel, vinous, floral, little funk

T-lemon, apricot, green apple, caramel malt, funk, oak, white wine vinegar, floral

F-medium body with nice lively carbonation, crisp, tart and astringent

O-loved this beer, very complex and well-made

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2014 13:27:10 | More by MDDMD
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arodriguez

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

03-06-2014 04:33:40 | More by arodriguez
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beast464

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-05-2014 14:39:51 | More by beast464
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madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-02-2014 00:18:22 | More by madtowndmb1
Cascade Apricot Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
96 out of 100 based on 1,169 ratings.