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Cascade Cranberry - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade CranberryCascade Cranberry

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BA SCORE
86
very good

18 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 18
Hads: 134
Avg: 3.9
pDev: 26.67%
Wants: 8
Gots: 18 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Oregon, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale | 8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 12-12-2011

This NW style sour wheat ale was barrel aged for up to 12 months with cranberries, orange peel and cinnamon. Soft aromas of cranberries and light floral notes start this beer off. Tart, dry notes of sweet cranberries with hints of wild strawberries on the palate give way to a pronounced dryness and a lingering finish of cranberries and spice.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 18 | Hads: 134
Reviews by Rconn006:
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured on draft at Cascade:

Pours a raspberry color with a fluffy white head and ample lacing. The nose is berry-rich and yeasty. Oak is present as well and the taste follows suit, and is slightly tart. I'd definitely consider this a nice entry to sours for a newbie. Oddly, I don't detect much cranberry in the nose or taste. There's some berry there, yes - but I expected more of a cranberry presence. Really good beer. Try one yourself. Cheers!

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3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.9/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Red, pretty good color

Smell - Horse blanket and wood

Taste - Mild sour

Mouthfeel - Medium body with nice carbonation

Overall - Not a great sour imo

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4.16/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy red body. White head. Good retention.

Smell - Bubble gum. Some fuzziness. Like alpaca wool left out in the rain. Berry aroma.

Taste - Berry. Grainy. Bubble gummy again. Wheaty. Mildly sour.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Well carbonated.

Overall - Weird. And not very good.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Cascade Cranberry from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
86 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.