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Cascade Noyaux - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

533 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 533
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 291
Gots: 99 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This one-of-a-kind NW sour is a blend of Belgian strong blondes aged in white port barrels with raspberries, then blended with select barrels of strong blondes that were aged on the toasted meat from the apricot nut, or Noyeaux.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 02-22-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by KDawg:
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4.36/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from tap into a snifter. Pours a lovely medium gold color with a foamy head.

There is a lot of tart qualities to the aromas of navel oranges, green apples, tart pears and a nice touch of funk as well.

Medium/full bodied with a great feel and good tartness on the backend. The flavors of green apples, tart pears, and some funk balance very well together.

While this isn't their most sour beer, it's a damn good one. Very well balanced with a real good tartness to it as well.

KDawg, Jan 16, 2013
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750ml bottle served into a snifter. Thanks for this one Tom!

A: Murky orange/brownish color. Thin white head that receded very quickly.
S: Citrus sourness. Burst of raspberries. Some oakiness, a touch of apricot and grapes. Tons of lactic acid.
T: Faint apricot and mango. Lots of raspberries and woody flavors. Slight vinous notes. Very sour!
M: Medium body with good carbonation. Very drinkable despite the sourness.
O: Excellent sour by Cascade. I've loved everything I've had by them so far. Highly recommended.

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Cascade Noyaux from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
97 out of 100 based on 533 ratings.