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Cascade Strawberry - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade StrawberryCascade Strawberry

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

293 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 85
Gots: 53 | FT: 7
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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topdown

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

02-06-2014 22:43:14 | More by topdown
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wolf_switzer

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-05-2014 05:50:51 | More by wolf_switzer
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innuendobrewskiman63

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

02-03-2014 12:30:10 | More by innuendobrewskiman63
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PZBREW

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-27-2014 16:44:09 | More by PZBREW
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vinny21bal

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-21-2014 21:13:32 | More by vinny21bal
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OC_Beer_Fan

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-17-2014 19:09:12 | More by OC_Beer_Fan
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dsimmons

California

5/5  rDev +24.7%

01-14-2014 17:02:16 | More by dsimmons
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SeatsTaken

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour: Poured into a snifter. Hazy, straw color appearance with 1 inch of head.

Aroma: Lots of strawberry, spice rack and sour oak. The oak mixed with strawberry gives off a musty smell. It reminds me of my grandparents’ basement.

Taste: Deliciously sour and tangy strawberry. There’s a hint of lemon zest in the finish. Sour sour sour from start to finish with a slight pucker that disappears quickly.

Mouthfeel: Medium to high carbonation. The same sensation as club soda.

Overall: I thought this beer looked beautiful and tasted great, but the aroma was too off-putting to really enjoy it. I found myself trying to hold my breath before each sip. The musty smell ruins what should have been a great beer. Not sure if I would try this again.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 05:30:47 | More by SeatsTaken
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

01-05-2014 05:59:56 | More by zestar
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2011 bottle pulled from the basement for NYE... Pours a hazy orange with a definite twinge of pink... 3 finger head rises up quickly and drops back just as fast.

Nose is fresh berries and strong lactic presence... light oak... smells tannic.

Flavor is plenty tannic... berry is present, but lighter than I had hoped, should have opened this much sooner... lactic almost bile like flavor.

Light and very bubbly... heartburn in a bottle likely... but very tasty.

3.75/4.25/4.25/4/4

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 04:03:29 | More by JohnGalt1
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-31-2013 14:52:12 | More by KevinmusPrime
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -19%

12-30-2013 03:24:52 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-27-2013 18:27:10 | More by BeerHunter76
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bram325

Texas

3/5  rDev -25.2%

12-27-2013 14:30:12 | More by bram325
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EliotRosewater

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-24-2013 17:04:44 | More by EliotRosewater
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Rudy

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-21-2013 14:52:16 | More by Rudy
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berlinabb

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-11-2013 23:57:04 | More by berlinabb
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-09-2013 20:23:29 | More by Cynic-ale
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-08-2013 05:39:49 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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SageO

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-02-2013 05:33:30 | More by SageO
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Unchi

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-01-2013 19:06:57 | More by Unchi
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draheim

Washington

4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750mL (2012 project) into a tulip. Pours a hazy copper color w/ a 2-finger white head that settles to a collar and layer of light foam.

Aroma is tart, vinous, and chock-full of sweet strawberry goodness. Oak, lactic acid, and sweet ripe red fruit. I'm very impressed by the strength and clarity of the strawberry character here.

Taste is puckeringly sour almost to the point of vinegary, and I'm getting less of the strawberry than I picked up in the aroma. That's a little disappointing, I was hoping for a really nice fruity sweetness to counter the characteristic Cascade lactic acidity. Some oak and vinous notes, but everything seems overshadowed by the sourness. As it warms though, the sour grows more tart and the dry oak becomes more pronounced.

Mouthfeel is balanced and medium-bodied, prickly carbonation. Finishes dry and refreshing.

Overall another extremely sour Cascade fruit beer, this one possibly even more sour than most. I'm still enjoying it, but not as much as I'd hoped.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 03:09:48 | More by draheim
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-29-2013 23:42:00 | More by dfhhead25
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

11-24-2013 01:23:02 | More by PhatAtUT
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

11-09-2013 06:03:26 | More by BarrytheBear
Cascade Strawberry from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.