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Cascade Strawberry - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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89
very good

308 Ratings
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 85
Gots: 54 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.39% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 05-29-2012)
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Reviews by jmarsh123:
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jmarsh123

Indiana

3.7/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours cloudy gold with a little strawberry hue. Small white head with decent retention.

Light sour berries, oak, lacto and a bit of funk. Not a powerful aroma.

Taste is just sort of generically sour. It's the typical Cascade lacto and is done well, but I don't feel the strawberries really add too much and it's perhaps a touch less sour than the average Cascade wild. A little bit of berry with plenty of oak and good dose of funk. Good profile overall, but don't specifically get much strawberry.

Medium bodied. Well carbonated.

Despite some nitpicking still a solid beer that was enjoyed, but I wouldn't see myself picking this one up again in lieu of other Cascade beers I've enjoyed more.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2013 21:47:47 | More by jmarsh123
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geuze_gone_wild

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-31-2014 06:29:03 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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atpca

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-29-2014 01:01:01 | More by atpca
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New York

4/5  rDev 0%

07-27-2014 21:54:03 | More by dleiner
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Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

07-23-2014 18:17:51 | More by BeerGreg
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Norseman

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

07-22-2014 03:14:27 | More by Norseman
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dantezeull

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

07-21-2014 21:56:45 | More by dantezeull
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Danny1217

Florida

2/5  rDev -50%

07-20-2014 05:04:56 | More by Danny1217
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vermilcj

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%

07-19-2014 13:29:17 | More by vermilcj
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zeledonia

Minnesota

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

2013 vintage. Tasted 8 June 2014.

Pours a super-cloudy murky medium amber with light orange tints. About 1/2 finger of head, pretty good retention and lacing for a sour.

In the smell, I don't get much strawberry. I get vanilla and sour - an interesting combination. The vanilla is warm and expansive, the sour is tart and a fine complement to that richness. I am still looking for the fruit.

Taste is a little wacky. Very, very sour. About 80% sour, 20% ripe strawberry and vanilla warmth. Has that very acidic sour that many of Cascade's beers have - fortunately I like that, as it dominates the beer much more than I think it should.

Feel is medium-bodied, with prickly, singing carbonation. Lasting, tilts acidic/lacto even more in the finish.

Pretty darn tasty, but it tastes a lot like many of Cascade's other beers - the strawberry doesn't come through as clearly as I'd like it to. Very much a sour with a little bit of fruit. Not what I was expecting; it's still quite good, but in my opinion it's a stretch to call the beer "Strawberry".

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 05:55:25 | More by zeledonia
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-16-2014 00:37:19 | More by nrs207
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-16-2014 00:36:13 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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ezperkins2

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2014 21:51:45 | More by ezperkins2
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snowmageddon

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours reddish orange, small head with large bubbles. The head quickly dissipates.

The smell is strawberry heavy, with the sour funk evident as well. I get lemon, oak, wheat.

Taste is quite sour, with the oak and strawberry flavors surprisingly evident.

The mouthfeel has medium carbonation, and medium body. A surpringly creamy body, likely from the barrel aging.

Overall, a tasty beer. A good level of strawberry sweetness without it being cloying. I was pleasantly surprised by this as a strawberry sour beer. My first Cascade beer, and I will readily seek them out in the future.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 00:13:00 | More by snowmageddon
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-14-2014 17:20:32 | More by bcp5296d
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California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-14-2014 05:51:43 | More by PretzelCity
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-06-2014 15:08:05 | More by alexm1309
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DCLAguy11

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-03-2014 00:18:37 | More by DCLAguy11
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thumperskibum

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-01-2014 22:35:19 | More by thumperskibum
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-30-2014 02:09:10 | More by BDeibs
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Raziel313

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-29-2014 08:47:35 | More by Raziel313
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

very clever wild ale here, the addition of vanilla to the strawberry balances tartness and adds a cool wrinkle to it, makes it almost candy-like. i would say this one is a step or so below the level of the other fruit sours ive had from cascade. it doesnt come through as clean or as forward, the sourness is a little disjointed from the berry, and the overall beer has a little more residual sugar than i care for, at least in high doses. still, this pinkish red cloudy brew is a rare treat, and the layer of vanilla running through it is a nice touch, i think it brings out the creamy side of the strawberry, like a parfait or something. the sourness clashes just a little with that richness, with its astringent lactic tartness, trying to quicken the finish, but not quite getting there. age may fix that. strawberry is a fruit thats tough to execute well in beer, so its impressive to even get it as forward as it is, unmistakable for sure, but with a jammy sweetness that is one level too far for me. sits a little odd in the stomach as a result, but the vibrant carbonation and medium body are both soothing. i will have to revisit this one when i am not in a session of other incredible wild ales, it was lost in the shuffle a little bit, but a really tasty and unique use of strawberry overall.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 15:48:49 | More by StonedTrippin
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inspektor

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Cascade Strawberry from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.