Cascade Vlad The Imp Aler - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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4.38/5 rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
reviewed as part of Blind BIF round 8
A: Pours a deep golden copper hue, with a sudsy 1/2 inch white head. Very clean and crisp in appearance.
S: A touch of sweet apples right away. A wine like element to it, likely white wine or Chardonnay barrels? A light funk, but not overpowering.
T: White grapes, a touch of lemon, and a light herbaceous flavor I can't seem to pinpoint. Some light spicing too perhaps. Quite refreshing, but I can't figure this one out.
M: Crisp, light, and bubbly. If you told me this was only 5%, I'd probably believe you. No alcohol presence at all.
O: This is a great, lightly tart, but not mouth puckering sour brew. Very crisp and refreshing, with no one dominating presence. I'm thinking its some sort of wine barreled golden ale or even Saison, but I can't seem to pinpoint any of it. It's a great balance of tart with a sweetness well incorporated. Incredibly tasty stuff.
Serving type: bottle
07-13-2013 03:14:39 | More by brydeen
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Cascade Vlad The Imp Aler from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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