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Cascade Bourbonic Plague - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

432 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 432
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 618
Gots: 133 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"This blend of strong dark porters was aged in oak, wine and Bourbon barrels, then blended with a dark porter that had been brewed with vanilla beans and cinnamon. The blend was then aged an additional 14 months on dates."

(Beer added by: Floydster on 07-03-2009)
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Photo of Wobbly
4.64/5  rDev +8.9%

Outstanding, complex, and unusual brew from a very talented brewer. Advanced my understanding of beer, which does not happen with every beer you buy. Hard to get but worth it. Not at all like most American Wild Ales I have tried (and much better). In fact, I am not sure that this is the best style to house this beer in. Yes, it has many of the hallmarks of a wild ale, but this is so unlike the rest I have tried. Perhaps it is time to re-evaluate the terminology and definitions of the wild ale style?

At any rate, this beer has a dark, purple-black color; you can see the yeast floating around. Decent head, that slowly evaporates. One of the richest, most decadent flavor profiles of any beer I have tried. Fig, vanilla, dates. Really solid beer.

Wobbly, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

mportnoy, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Cubatobaco, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

smartassboiler, Aug 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

muskiesman, Aug 25, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

stevec32, Aug 18, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev -2.6%

IndyDad, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

vonnegut21, Aug 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

atrocity, Aug 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

ironchefkook, Aug 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

BigOldOaf, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

thedankness, Aug 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -35.4%

DerekMorgan, Aug 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

DaftPatrick, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of rlee1390
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Black in the glass, not much carbonation, clear amber brown when pouring.

S-Chocolate, dates, dark fruits, some roasted malt, bourbon and wine. Some funk.

T-Same as the nose but the flavors are not meshing that well together.

M-Medium bodied, not much carbonation and a tad thick.

O-I was expecting more from this beer, especially given the price tag.

rlee1390, Aug 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Walkerjgt, Jul 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

brendan4532, Jul 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Asics, Jul 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

01001111, Jul 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

TheSevenDuffs, Jul 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

jpd7374, Jul 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

mltobin, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

BryanCDM, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

DrMindbender, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

nkelley77, Jul 17, 2014
Cascade Bourbonic Plague from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 432 ratings.