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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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96
world-class

1,167 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,167
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 368
Gots: 270 | 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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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.9%

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California

4/5  rDev -8%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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drewone

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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M27

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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mtrog313

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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Jonada

New Jersey

4.21/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2011 Project 7.76% ABV. 750ml bottle served in a Russian River stemmed glass. Cork removed with a loud pop.

Appearance: Golden honey in color. Slightly hazy. A ton of visible carbonation streaming throughout the glass. Poured with about 1 finger of a slightly off white head (nice retention and lacing too)

Smell: Lots of lactic sourness, white grape, apricot, peach, slight oak and funk.

Taste: Big sour punch right at the front of the tongue that sticks around through the finish. More flavors of white grape, oak, apricot, vinegar. Acidic but not overwhelming.

Mouthfeel: Medium/light bodied. Medium carbonation. Soft creamy mouthfeel. Sour dry finish. Very slight alcohol warmth.

Overall: Another great sour from Cascade. The apricot was a bit more toned down than I was hoping for, but this is still an excellent beer. I'd probably put this one slightly below some their others I've had though.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2013 00:42:06 | More by Jonada
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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mikeywtc

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -8%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev -8%

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Cascade Apricot Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
96 out of 100 based on 1,167 ratings.