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Cascade Noyaux - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

531 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 531
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 292
Gots: 99 | FT: 9
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)
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4.17/5  rDev -5%

2013 Project. 9.94% ABV. 750 ml bottle poured into a wine glass

Appearance: Pours a darker shade of orange with a pinkish hue. About a finger of an off white head settles to a thick ring and patches of a fine coating. Body is hazy with some small yeast chunks at a the bottom and light visible carbonation.

Smell: Raspberry, lactic acidity, oak, peach/apricot, strawberry, slight red wine character.

Taste: Medium/high clean lactic sourness. Raspberry, tart citrus, oak, more red berries with a pale malt backbone and very slight nuttiness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium assertive carbonation. Finishes tart with some residual sweetness, but the carbonation prevents it from being cloying. Surprisingly refreshing for almost 10%.

Overall: Another good one from Cascade and well worth seeking out. However, as is typical for them, this is a more clean and fruit forward sour, so don't go in expecting something funky.

Jonada, Sunday at 07:55 PM
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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy deep orange. Medium white head and collar.

Smell - Raspberry. Wood. Sharp acidic aroma. Very acetic in nature.

Taste - Man it's sour. Intense acetic flavor. Raspberry. Pale malt. Wood and a sourness that gets into your nose.

Mouthfeel - Very sour. Medium body. Medium low carbonation

Overall - It's intense. Good flavors, but really really sour.

Alieniloquium, Saturday at 12:55 AM
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Cascade Noyaux from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
97 out of 100 based on 531 ratings.