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Cascade Manhattan NW - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade Manhattan NWCascade Manhattan NW

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164 Ratings
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 69
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  11.32% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of spiced Blond Quads, aged in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels on 150 pounds of sour pie cherries for five months before additionally aging on apricot noyaux for three months.

(Beer added by: John_M on 04-06-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep reddish amber. Small off-white head with a thick collar. Not much else going on, but the color is nice

Smell - Cherry pie aroma. Acidic cherry. The noyaux comes through with the booze in the very back end. The bourbon is the best part, though. Gives it a richness that counterbalances the cherry.

Taste - Much more cherry dominant. Cherry pie, with a decent sourness. Again the noyaux is an afterthought and more of just a flavor to the alcohol, which is strong. Pale malt actually comes out. Bourbon lends a lot of vanilla and a nice liquor flavor. Not as rich as the nose.

Mouthfeel - It's boozy, but not too much. Moderate sourness. High carbonation. It could br a bit richer.

Overall - Multilayered sour. Very nice. The cherry is strong, but the bourbon is a good counterpoint.

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4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Drank this on 4th of July, prior to the awesome Weidman/Silva parlay card I won! Pours a unique color. Pink, rose etc. . . thin head on it, dissipates very quickly.

Aroma was complex, cherry, berry, apricot, bourbon. Cherry and bourbon most prominent. Lactic tartness as always, all over this one.

Taste throws in some oak, coconut, vanilla on top of the aforementioned aromas that are tasted as well. Continues to develop in complexity and intracacies throughout. The quad base is obliterated. Drinks nowhere near as powerful as it indicates on the label. A chocolate undercurrent develops, probably from the Heaven Hill barrels. It is mildly sour, nowhere near most of their beers, even their other bourbon barrel sours like Vlad and Bourbonic seem to have a little more going for them in the straight up sour department.

A very good beer. Worth $30? Once, yeah. But I won't be stocking up on this one when there are just as good (if not better) options from the same brewery for only $20.

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Light small creamy head, semi clear cherry red color.

Nose is pure cherry, balotin cherry, light sour, sweet malt, light tannic skin, light tart fruit

Taste sweet candy cherries, brown sugar like, a bit acidic and a bite, balotin cherries, candy flavours, caramel, light toasty, slight flemmy. The candy sweetness brings a warming booze that cuts through the tart cherries, almost pie like.

Mouth is med to lighter bod, tart acidic bite, little flemmy, light fizzy carb.

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Cascade Manhattan NW from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.