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Figaro - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

280 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 280
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 74
Gots: 37 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Strong blond beers were aged in fresh Chardonnay barrels for three months and then additionally aged with dried Adriatic white figs and Spanish lemon peel. Aromas of sweet malts, figs, raisins and citrus zest greet you in the nose. Hints of Chardonnay grapes, lemon peel and sweet figs roll across the palate, leading to crisp lemon sharpness in the finish that will leave a lingering sweetness on the tongue.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 06-24-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Deeper orange interchanges with hazy straw gold

S - Foreshadows the lemon-based tartness which is soon to pepper the tongue

T - Assertive mouth-puckering tartness which I like. Tart white grape and lemon. No discernable fig.

M - Nice mouthfeel.

O - One of the better offerings I tried at Cascade. Generally I found their beers quite samey, but nonetheless this was a solid offering.

abeeronthebeach, Apr 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Beervana, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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avalenzuela, Apr 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

TXhomebrewer, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of MetalMountainMastiff
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into snifter

A- orangish golden haze color with a 2 inch head that reduces to a lacing around the rim quickly.

S- Tart fermenting grape smell, with acidic lemon. Slight hints of oak and vanilla. Chardonnay

T- Immediately Sour, classic Cascade style of sour.Figs? maybe Not sure. Oak, vanilla, Sweet , sour, lemon zest, white grapes, fermenting grapes.

M- Highly carbonated. medium body, nice overall mouth feel.

O- Very great Sour. Not sure the figs come through.

MetalMountainMastiff, Apr 08, 2014
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Figaro from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
92 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.