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Cascade Blueberry Ale - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Blueberry Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

656 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 656
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 204
Gots: 174 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.33% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This NW style sour ale blends wheat and blond ales that were oak aged in barrels for six months, then additionally aged four months on fresh blueberries. Huge herbal notes of dense blueberries in the nose give way to hints of oak and a dusty floral note. Rich earthy notes of dark fruit on the palate lead to a tart finish that dries out to a base note of blueberry skins.

(Beer added by: Smurf2055 on 01-30-2012)
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peensteen, Nov 18, 2013
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Dicers, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2011 project.

Appearance - Deep purplish red. Small off white head. Medium collar.

Smell - Blueberry isn't all that distinct, but I get it. Green and vegetal blueberry. Oak. Acidic.

Taste - Blueberry is more pronounced. Still green. Tons more oak. Malty with some stone fruit flavors. Sour.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium low carbonation. Not too sour.

Overall - I've had this beer multiple times, but somehow never reviewed it. Quality sour as always.

Alieniloquium, Nov 11, 2013
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Stigs, Nov 10, 2013
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warnerry, Nov 08, 2013
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jaydoc, Nov 07, 2013
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The beer pours in a purple reddish color. Never quite seen a beer with this coolor.

The flavor has a blueberry juiciness along with musty notes and some oak. It smells a bit tart.

The flavor follows with lots of tartness of lemons and a strong citric note and it moves onto a berries, a bit of blueberry. There's a woody drying on the end along with a funky mustiness. Lots of blueberry peel in this.

A nice drinking sour.

dar482, Oct 28, 2013
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rowingbrewer, Oct 21, 2013
Cascade Blueberry Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
92 out of 100 based on 656 ratings.