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Cascade The Vine - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

695 Ratings
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Ratings: 695
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 271
Gots: 223 | FT: 18
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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4/5  rDev -5.2%

unclejazz, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

geuze_gone_wild, Jul 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

kk73, Jul 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

LakerLeith, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

dleiner, Jul 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

impending, Jul 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Goatdavemac, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

atone315, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

KysarSoze, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Iparedman, Jul 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.9%

BIll_Currie, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

jtladner, Jul 20, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%

750 mL pours a hazed gold color with a bright white head that snap-crackle-pops its way down to a small collar.

Nose is very much white wine - like a pinot gris. Maybe some grape kool-aid powder too. Crazy good.

Tastes like wine flavored SweeTarts...very nice. Not overly sour, but walks the line between dry tartness and sweet grains. Bubbly carbonation almost gives it a champagne feel. It is very good. Not my favorite Cascade, but another winner for sure.

twiggamortis420, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

DrMindbender, Jul 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Stum-pub, Jul 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

pisano, Jul 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

jbakajust1, Jul 14, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev -0.9%

A-golden color with a nice white head and a little lacing

S-lemon, sour grapes, funk, tart apples, oak

T-grains, tart apples, sour grapes, little lemon, oak, little pineapple, funk, slight vinous character

F-medium body with lively carbonation, crisp and tart, alcohol well-integrated

O-really enjoyed this sour ale, good flavors and barrel notes

MDDMD, Jul 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

rowingbrewer, Jul 10, 2014
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JKV96, Jul 05, 2014
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sammyg832, Jul 05, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -12.3%

2012 Project; Hazy golden pour. Medicinal welch's grape, tart and earthy aroma. Nice oaky flavor and lactic acidity on the front end. The grape is present and overly sweet up front with a strong white wine like alcohol backbone. The flavor dies out with a mild earthiness. Carbonated with large bubbles which didn't help the mouthfeel. I ended up drinking a glass and switching to the white wine my wife had opened. Not a bad beer by any means just disappointing given the price and my expectations. I wasn't expecting Vigneronne but this beer really needs some funk to balance out the sweetness and add some complexity.

brianmandell, Jul 03, 2014
Cascade The Vine from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 695 ratings.