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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

1,217 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,217
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 385
Gots: 279 | FT: 33
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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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

08-18-2014 14:13:00 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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Joecaddie

Delaware

4/5  rDev -8%

08-17-2014 03:14:57 | More by Joecaddie
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Hootie159

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-16-2014 22:49:09 | More by Hootie159
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-16-2014 20:22:14 | More by costanzo_mike
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -8%

08-14-2014 07:57:22 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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Port_Seat

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

08-13-2014 08:34:17 | More by Port_Seat
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thedankness

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-12-2014 20:59:46 | More by thedankness
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kudos200

New York

4.92/5  rDev +13.1%

08-12-2014 06:14:17 | More by kudos200
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

08-10-2014 16:58:28 | More by lunarbrew
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-09-2014 02:49:31 | More by Gotti311
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-08-2014 13:57:24 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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Raziel313

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

08-08-2014 09:06:46 | More by Raziel313
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mnbearsfan

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-07-2014 12:48:07 | More by mnbearsfan
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

08-06-2014 02:01:06 | More by mattmarka1
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Cresant

Kentucky

3.69/5  rDev -15.2%

Poured this 2013 Project into a small Duvel glass. Not much head but a cap remained throughout. The body was a deep golden, and a little hazy.

The smell was of mild basement must and fruit. The fruitiness was not distinctly apricot and not exactly fresh smelling. Stale fruitiness.

The taste was puckering sour. Some sweet fruitiness and some balsamic vinegar-like character. Bright sourness with just enough sweetness to keep it interesting.

The mouthfeel was zesty and the body was medium.

I wish this one had more fresh fruit flavor and more discernible apricot.

08-05-2014 13:15:22 | More by Cresant
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Renobrew

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-05-2014 02:33:25 | More by Renobrew
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

08-05-2014 00:42:49 | More by bootdown21
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SoCalSuds

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

08-04-2014 16:18:07 | More by SoCalSuds
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sourdog

California

4/5  rDev -8%

08-04-2014 04:36:35 | More by sourdog
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-03-2014 03:17:13 | More by lupercmda
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Dmitchsd

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

08-02-2014 17:00:04 | More by Dmitchsd
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tykechandler

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

08-02-2014 05:51:31 | More by tykechandler
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

08-02-2014 02:32:39 | More by ccurrid
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

08-01-2014 20:57:59 | More by jim_carignan
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Shaimless

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-29-2014 23:25:11 | More by Shaimless
Cascade Apricot Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
96 out of 100 based on 1,217 ratings.