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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

582 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 582
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 203
Gots: 164 | FT: 19
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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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-24-2014 20:48:06 | More by funkel81
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California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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GJ40

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-23-2014 19:39:12 | More by GJ40
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-23-2014 19:38:49 | More by McAndrew
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-23-2014 17:08:39 | More by tommyguz
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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brother_kenneth

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-20-2014 01:11:02 | More by brother_kenneth
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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

05-18-2014 21:37:27 | More by atrocity
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douginromeo

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-15-2014 16:00:16 | More by douginromeo
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-13-2014 15:14:58 | More by BMart
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-13-2014 14:42:00 | More by deapokid
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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SCZ

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-11-2014 05:45:34 | More by SCZ
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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dleiner

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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BMMillsy

Florida

2.14/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Corked and caged bottle from Gator Beverage. Pours a deep ruby purple color with a small pinkish white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of sour vinegar, sour cherry, a little vanilla oak, and some light berry notes. Flavor is oaky vanilla sour vinegar with just a light highlight of blueberry, and a hint of the vomity acidic acetone flavor I get from any beer with blueberries in it. Luckily it isn’t super of off-putting in this beer as it is hidden by the sour vinegar and oaky vanilla flavors. Light ot medium bodied with lots of spritzy carbonation. Interesting beer that leaves a good bit to be desired. This is my third Cascade brew and I continue to be underwhelmed. Hopefully the Kriek in the fridge changes my mind. At $30 a bottle I expect a good bit more, but I guess the souring and oak come through nicely here.

As I go on, this gets more and more like drinking rubbing alcohol. Not sure if this is a bad bottle or what, but not good.

This is getting worse and worse. Like drinking straight paint thinner. Just terrible. Nope.

Serving type: bottle

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Pennsylvania

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abeeronthebeach

Washington

4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Hazy red as of raspberry.

S - It smells very sour yet I'm struggling to pick out particular strands.

T - A little more oak character than in most other Cascade beers. Musty blueberry although its faint due to being such a mild fruit on such a sour beer. A tiny bit of bitterness to the finish.

M - Medium-low carbonation with a bright and refeshing feel on the palate.

O - Blueberry is overpowered by sourness.

Serving type: on-tap

04-22-2014 00:55:41 | More by abeeronthebeach
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Cascade Blueberry Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
92 out of 100 based on 582 ratings.