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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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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,248 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,248
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 396
Gots: 284 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

browniewithnuts, Nov 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

kris_n, Nov 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

savagepm, Nov 23, 2013
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4.76/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2011 750ml bottle poured into a 51oz chalice.

Pours orange with a bleach blond 1/2" head.

Nose is wheat, musty oak, tropical fruits,

Flavor is tons of tropical fruit, lactic sour, white wine, oak.

Mouthfeel is pretty full bodied for a barrel-aged sour. Great carbonation.

Overall- excellent. The best Cascade sour I've had.

Netdigger2, Nov 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

XmnwildX12, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

zestar, Nov 21, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

NOLTERN, Nov 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

kdb150, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

icehawk, Nov 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

shehateme, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

In_Control_Mike, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

jayhunter357, Nov 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

AOShabaz, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

pknyc, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

detrockcitey, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

inspektor, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

HereforBeer, Nov 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

DanE, Nov 12, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

coriswrasse, Nov 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

wolf_switzer, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

MCain04, Nov 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

kodt, Nov 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

bccocx, Nov 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

jaydoc, Nov 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

belgbeerdrinker, Nov 06, 2013
Cascade Apricot Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
96 out of 100 based on 1,248 ratings.