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Cascade The Vine - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
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681 Ratings
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Ratings: 681
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 271
Gots: 216 | FT: 15
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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scottfrie

California

4.13/5  rDev -2.4%

2011 vintage. 750ml bottle into snifter.

A: Pours a slight hazy golden with a finger of bubbly white head that slowly faded into a fuzzy film and collar leaving wispy lace down the glass.
S: Lightly tart, lightly dry notes of white grapes and woody dry oak, vinous white wine, slight golden fruit, and slight peach.
T: Follows the nose with flavors of white grape, vinous oak barrel, and golden fruits in the finish. More fruit develops as it warms, and I get a hint of mint and bubblegum yeast.
M: Clean but not as dry or crisp as I was expecting. Medium-fuller body, fizzy active bubbly carbonation. The foamy carb adds some lightness to the mouthfeel.
O: Really solid wine barrel sour, smooth but not as dry as I like nor as crisp. Really enjoyable flavor though.

06-09-2013 03:32:06 | More by scottfrie
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-06-2013 03:28:51 | More by beergorrilla
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-06-2013 00:48:30 | More by Zaphog
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Geno206

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-03-2013 06:24:02 | More by Geno206
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-02-2013 17:30:59 | More by montrealbcr89
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-02-2013 14:15:10 | More by oldp0rt
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-02-2013 06:45:43 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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judkinst

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-27-2013 16:54:29 | More by judkinst
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stealth

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-27-2013 06:06:58 | More by stealth
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Abrengle

Washington

5/5  rDev +18.2%

05-23-2013 01:27:36 | More by Abrengle
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tut2528

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-20-2013 14:05:26 | More by tut2528
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-20-2013 01:51:41 | More by AdamP
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NJB145

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-20-2013 00:37:57 | More by NJB145
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

5/5  rDev +18.2%

05-18-2013 23:42:35 | More by leftoverburrito
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Lare453

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-17-2013 02:07:17 | More by Lare453
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bostonbeans

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-16-2013 23:28:28 | More by bostonbeans
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jkane101

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-15-2013 00:46:54 | More by jkane101
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fsck

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-12-2013 07:23:30 | More by fsck
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-12-2013 01:18:08 | More by sendbeer
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blackie

California

4.23/5  rDev 0%

draft at the barrel house

Served in a stubby chalice, the beer is a deep, golden color with a frothy white head. The nose is loaded with oaky white whine and white grape notes. Sweet malt. Following are earth, pear, and belgian yeast. The flavors follow suit, with an additional light tart. Light-medium bodied with a lively carbonation. Not my favorite Cascade, but unique and enjoyable.

05-07-2013 03:34:07 | More by blackie
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SMITHAND

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-06-2013 16:55:34 | More by SMITHAND
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

2011

A - pours a hazy apricot type color. Just a bit hazy/cloudy. Super tall, loose head. Dissipates at a medium pace (points if you get the reference).

S - lots of tart/sourness, apples, cherries, white wine, some funk that grows more pronounced as it warms, musty smells come out as well.

T - nicely sour. Smooth punch of sour to start, just a touch of the vinegar notes, lots of sour fruit, apples, some grape, the white wine notes are there big time in the finishing stages. Nice element of funkiness comes in at the end.

M - very good. Avoids getting syrupy and stays crispy smooth throughout.

O - another excellent sour from cascade.

05-05-2013 18:53:21 | More by Beerandboards
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leftstagebrew

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-04-2013 19:19:56 | More by leftstagebrew
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +2.4%

A - Slightly hazy golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head. Fades normal.

S - Tart grapes, funky Brett and other yeasts, oak, vanilla, lactic acid, lemon and other citrus zests, barnyard funk.

T - Sweet grainy malts, tart grapes and other stone fruits, oak, vanilla, funky Brett and other sour yeasts, lactic acid, lemon and other citrus zests, barnyard funk.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a tart, funky, and dry finish.

D - Great sour beer. Great smoothness and overall balance.

04-25-2013 23:36:18 | More by ngeunit1
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IpeeA

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-23-2013 11:46:06 | More by IpeeA
Cascade The Vine from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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