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Bottleworks XIV - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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120 Ratings
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 135
Gots: 43 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  11.95% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This NW style sour ale is a blend of Blond Quad and Blond ales that were aged in Bourbon, wine and rum barrels with orange zest for up to 24 months.

Blended to celebrate the 14th anniversary of Bottleworks.

(Beer added by: Adamostella on 02-25-2013)
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Photo of Sarlacc83
3.31/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle brought by me to the tasting. Thanks me!

A: Clear copper color with a descending offwhite head.

N: Lactic acid, honey, rum, more lactic acid, sweet-tarts, cherry and some raspberry. Coconut is prevalent. This is definitely a Cascade sour from the get-go.

T: Sour, but it's more balanced with the underlying layer of sweetness than some of its counterparts. Not to say it avoids the sweet-tart thing, entirely. However, there's some aspirin and butter going on here.

M: Big and oily.

O: It's fun. It doesn't break any new ground, and it's not particularly memorable. I wouldn't turn down a pour, either.

Sarlacc83, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of SpdKilz
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

SpdKilz, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of Gonzoillini
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Gonzoillini, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of jampics2
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

jampics2, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of madtowndmb1
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

madtowndmb1, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of BarrytheBear
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

BarrytheBear, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of vissai
3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

vissai, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of VAbdoyan
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

VAbdoyan, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of drummermattie02
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

drummermattie02, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -7%

GRG1313, May 29, 2013
Photo of tom10101
3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

tom10101, May 28, 2013
Photo of JitsuBrew
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

JitsuBrew, May 27, 2013
Photo of marine1975
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

marine1975, May 27, 2013
Photo of CarolinaKevin
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

CarolinaKevin, May 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

justforrazors, May 26, 2013
Photo of Photekut
4/5  rDev -7%

Photekut, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

yourefragile, May 13, 2013
Photo of beernads
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

beernads, May 08, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to mrbubbler for sharing this one at GRG1313’s tasting.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy bone 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 sour, tart, and funky with fruit, wood, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sour fruit 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 mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

Sean9689, May 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

IPAyForHops, May 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

readbaron, Apr 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

spycow, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of sliverX
5/5  rDev +16.3%

sliverX, Apr 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

metalgdog, Apr 28, 2013
Bottleworks XIV from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.