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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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158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 65
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  11.32% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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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4/5  rDev -6.1%

pwoody11, Aug 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

tjmodica, Aug 19, 2013
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.

Alieniloquium, Aug 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

HopsJunkiedotcom, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

nkeckhar, Aug 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

DonFrap, Aug 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Scalzo, Aug 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

ste5venla, Aug 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

chippo33, Aug 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Cstromberg57, Aug 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

ShanePB, Aug 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

juliusseizure, Aug 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Mscarpen, Jul 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

MarkyMOD, Jul 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

eawolff99, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
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.

Beerandraiderfan, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Crazydaddyo, Jul 25, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another goodie thanks to Francois.

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.

jlindros, Jul 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

Holland, Jul 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

beernads, Jul 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Lare453, Jul 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

pugartheterrible, Jul 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

CheapBeerBuzz, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

largadeer, Jul 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

CEDAMA, Jul 04, 2013
Cascade Manhattan NW from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.