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Cascade The Vine - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%


Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.73% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"This Northwest Style Sour Ale is a blend of soured Triple, Blonde Quad and Golden ales that have been refermented with the fresh pressed juice of white wine grapes. The beer spent more than six months of lactic fermentation and aging in small oak barrels. 9.2% ABV" - Raccoon Lodge website

ABV seems to vary, between 8.33-9.73%

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 02-07-2009)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Crystal clear golden body with a massive fizzy head that recedes rapidly. A small ring remains with a constant column of bubbles rising in the middle of the glass.

S: Big acidic white wine aromas at first, followed by sweet peach and lemon juice. A little oak and spiced cider emerge as it warms. Reminds me of a fruitier Sauvignon Blanc. Fantastic nose.

T: Tart white wine is again the major player. Granny smith apple, honeydew melon, and tannic vanilla sweetness from the oak as well. Pleasant wine-like evaporative alcohol character as well. Lacks the depth and complexity of the nose but still delicious.

M: Dry and effervescent. Spritzy carbonation leads into a tannic mouth parching finish.

O: Just a fantastic beer. While the taste didn't completely live up to the nose, this was a fantastic example of what is possible when the lines between beer and wine are blurred. Nice work Cascade.

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A: poured into a tulip to a clear and bright orange with a small white head that is quick to fade into nothingness. Active carbonation can be seen constantly rising from the bottom of the glass.
S: smells of grapes, funk, sourness and some oak
T: Taste is sour with some nice grape flavors, funky barnyard and some oak. There's a slight chalkiness but definite sourness throughout. The swallow is more lactic sourness and a little band aid flavor
M: The body of this beer is on the lighter side of medium with very active carbonation and a drying finish
O: Overall this is a great beer. It's a little pricey and for the cost I would rather a different beer from Cascade. I'm happy to have tried it though.

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Cascade The Vine from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.