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Cascade Vlad The Imp Aler - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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562 Ratings
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Ratings: 562
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 471
Gots: 186 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of oak barrel-aged 23- and 25-degree Plato sour blonde quadrupel with sour bourbon barrel tripel and sour strong spiced blonde. Wild yeast was added during the barrel aging.

First Release: 9.5% ABV
Second Release (Sept 2010): 10.6% ABV
Third Release: 2011 - 10.91%

(Beer added by: hopdog on 12-09-2008)
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

innuendobrewskiman63, Feb 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

metalgdog, Feb 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

thinwhiteduke, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Theortiz01, Feb 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mcdonald422, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

FeelinSurley, Jan 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

OC_Beer_Fan, Jan 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

tclang, Jan 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

fehrminator, Jan 12, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.9%

A: Pours a half finger white head. Orange/amber color.
S: Funk up front. Sour apples with a light oak hint. Very similar to a wine with funk.
T: Sweet fruity flavors up front; apples and berries. Funk with a light oak taste in the back end. Bourbon flavor that is hidden in the end.
M: Medium on the palate. Very puckering. Medium carbonation.
O: A very complex beer. I can't wait to try more from Cascade Brewery. A beer worth sharing. Thank you from Chriscrundwell12 for bringing this to try.

N_Schleret, Jan 12, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev 0%

750 ml bottle corked and caged shared with friends

A- Dark brown color with golden orange hues coming off of the bottom of the glass. 1/2 fingers worth of white head dissipates to thin layer around the glass, nice white lacing that sticks to the glass. Cloudy, hard to see through it.
S- Really nice aroma, wild yeast upfront, nice funky aroma, fruity notes, pear, sour lemon, vinegar. Slight oak characteristics as well.
T- Complex tasting beer, allot going on. The funk is the first thing you come across. Sour lemon, sour green apple, vinegar, i get wine characteristics in this, the oak is prevalent as well.
M- Medium mouthfeel, dry finish, well carbonated.
O- Really enjoyed this one. One of the better offerings from cascade IMO. Complex, tasty, great to share with friends.

Chriscrundwell12, Jan 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

KAP1356, Jan 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

DoubleJ, Jan 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Chingringo, Jan 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

ShaneTheWalrus, Jan 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

ThatsThatDude, Jan 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Hanzo, Jan 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

zestar, Jan 05, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -4.7%

A-Cloudy yellow orange, one finger head with some lacing.

S-Grapes, wine, oak, slight bourbon, mild funk, grass and dirt.

T-Starts with some grapes, good deal of wine and oak. Mild bourbon, grass with some funk.

M-Medium bodied, nicely carbonated, crisp dry finish.

O-Not one of their best, worthy they try, but for the price it is a tough buy.

rlee1390, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

DWolf, Jan 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

nharres, Dec 31, 2013
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Cascade Vlad The Imp Aler from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 562 ratings.