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Cascade Nightfall Blackberry - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.96%
Wants: 106
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Nightfall Blackberry starts as a soured blonde wheat beer aged for 12 months in oak barrels, then laid on blackberries for another six. It features intense fruitiness and a concentrated color and aroma."

(Beer added by: DiabolikDUB on 06-21-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

PretzelCity, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

DrBier, Jul 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Shaimless, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

KAF, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

TysonA, Sep 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Smurf2055, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of blackie
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Draft at the Barrel House into a branded stubby chalice, the beer is a ruby-red color with pinkish head. Blackberries upfront with lots of musty, tart, and earthy play. Nice oak presence. Good push-pull between sweet and tart. Moderate body and carbonation. Very well put together.

blackie, May 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

speedvagen, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of Murrhey
3.78/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap in a 2oz taster at Cascade. Reviewed from notes. Wish I had more to go on, the notes might be scarce.

A- Half-finger white head, ringed white lacing. Burgundy with nice clarity.

S- Berry, sour and tart, some barrel aged scents, maybe pinot noir. Not picking up blackberry.

T- Sour with barrel aged flavors. Great flavor on this one.

M- Some light carbonation and wine-feel.

O- Tasty, subtle sour.

Murrhey, Jan 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

t0rin0, Dec 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

dunix, Oct 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Jules11788, Oct 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

jconrick1, Oct 18, 2012
Photo of KDawg
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

poured from tap. Pours a clear red color with a nice foamy head.

Very floral aromatics with some roses, violets, cherries, currants and a touch of fresh picked berries.

This has an excellent medium feel along with nice tart flavors of cherries, violets, roses and some currants.

A very tasty sour. Nice and tart without being overtly sour and more of the berry kick.

KDawg, Jun 22, 2012
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4.73/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

On Tap

Toronado
San Diego, CA

Dark violet in color with a very small dark khaki colored head. This leaves small dots of lace down the glass. Very pretty and unique color. I haven't seen many beers that look like this.

The aroma has quite a bit of authentic blackberry character, along with nice sour character, and distinct oak. This is complete, bright, and powerfully aromatic. Wonderful.

This is a marvelous blackberry sour. There is lots of juicy, bright, vibrant, authentic blackberry flavor, lots of acidic sour character, and distinct barrel. This is fantastic. I couldn't imagine a much better blackberry beer/sour.

Medium bodied with high carbonation. Perfectly appropriate.

Simply fantastic. This was everything I'd hoped for.

ehammond1, May 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Rconn006, Apr 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

piclee, Mar 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

bthomas, Mar 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Romulux, Jan 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

TimP2115, Jan 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

kevfujii, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
3.95/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Cascade, Portland, OR

Poured a cherry brown color with a big fluff of pinkish head. Scents of cherry, blackberry, and blueberry; moderately musty. Taste is full of berry goodness, tart and sour, with kind of a wheat beer acid profile, and a bit of funk as was detected in the nose. Medium-bodied, and a little harsh in the aftertaste, but very nice overall.

Rifugium, Jan 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

mantissa, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

beefandbean22, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

I2uss, Nov 18, 2011
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Cascade Nightfall Blackberry from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
93 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.