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Cascade Elderberry - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
89
very good

148 Ratings
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.29%
Wants: 47
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lacqueredmouse on 07-25-2012)
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Kimbo1318

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

11-06-2013 00:41:10 | More by Kimbo1318
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a darker muddled cola with auburn hues while topped with an off-white beige head... Aroma of dark berry jam with the expected cascade sour note. Little sweet tart action again but a deeper dark berry essence... Flavors pack a decent dark berry sour punch with the typical cascade sour qualities. Medium bodied with semi-lively carbonation. Nice and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 01:06:07 | More by jbaker67
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jegross2

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

10-27-2013 20:46:47 | More by jegross2
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lpotter

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

10-26-2013 02:05:23 | More by lpotter
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

10-25-2013 03:48:45 | More by TimoP
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Duff27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

10-13-2013 17:03:05 | More by Duff27
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Hopbully

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

10-10-2013 05:51:51 | More by Hopbully
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Dagsy

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

10-08-2013 20:27:20 | More by Dagsy
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

10-01-2013 23:20:10 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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DefenCorps

Oregon

3.29/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the barrel room yesterday but as a live barrel version (called Wild Elderberry)

A rather pinkish pour, this smells like a very buttery pie crust with cherry brightness. Tasted like buttered cherries and raspberries, enjoyable even, in small quantities.

Serving type: cask

09-30-2013 03:40:43 | More by DefenCorps
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

09-28-2013 06:36:02 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-25-2013 17:50:47 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-25-2013 16:46:31 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2011 project.

Appearance - Deep red. Thick collar after a medium head dissipates.

Smell - I don't know what an elderberry is supposed to smell or taste like, but this has some blueberry and cherry aromas. Lots of caramel and some oak.

Taste - Deep caramel. Fruity. Again kinda like cherries. Oaky.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Sour. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Wish I knew what an elderberry tasted like. Enjoyable sour.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2013 01:42:23 | More by Alieniloquium
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WeisGuy

New York

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-21-2013 13:02:09 | More by WeisGuy
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

09-16-2013 05:36:23 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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HopsintheSack

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

09-15-2013 15:33:21 | More by HopsintheSack
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TysonA

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-15-2013 14:13:03 | More by TysonA
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +25.6%

09-14-2013 23:09:00 | More by CEDAMA
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-13-2013 18:05:35 | More by kscaldef
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dvsbizzyb

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

09-11-2013 06:02:35 | More by dvsbizzyb
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POTABLE83

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

09-09-2013 13:37:18 | More by POTABLE83
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Nunya

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-08-2013 13:03:27 | More by Nunya
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UCLABrewN84

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap for Beachwood Sour Fest at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Pours a murky crimson-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is slightly sour and tart with malt, red wine, wood, and berry aromas. Taste is much the same with sour berry, red wine, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a fairly prominent red wine and wood presence alongside the elderberries.

Serving type: on-tap

09-08-2013 03:56:02 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

09-07-2013 22:46:55 | More by Cynic-ale
Cascade Elderberry from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.