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Cascadian Dark Lager (CDL) | Aslan Brewing Company

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Ratings:
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Avg:
3.07
pDev:
17.59%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aslan Brewing Company
Washington, United States | website

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A unique twist on a northwest classic, our version uses our house lager yeast instead of a typical ale strain found in CDA’s. We combine Chocolate malts with roasted barley and add generous portions of Simcoe, Centennial, and Cascade hops for a dark lager experience that’s very smooth and not overly hoppy.

HOPS: Cascade, Centennial, Simcoe
MALT: 2-Row Pale, C-120, Chocolate, Roasted Barley

81 IBU

Added by stript on 05-26-2014

User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by mactrail:
Photo of mactrail
2.97/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Dark walnut brown, near black in the Einbecker glass. The foam is putty color and quite persistent. Prickly on the tongue.

The first taste is sweet malt on the lips. A bitter chocolate taste with some minty and winey notes. Burnt grainy taste and then charcoal. Then after a couple of sips it turns into the hop show.

I don't understand how this can start out so sweet and malty and then turn so excruciatingly bitter. These guys take this Cascadian nonsense very seriously. Herbal, even medicinal bitterness takes over like a very large and bad-tempered dog.

Another potentially good beer spoiled by totally gratuitous bitter hopping. From the growler purchased at the brewery restaurant in Bellingham.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Moose90
2.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Photo of stript
4/5  rDev +30.3%

Cascadian Dark Lager (CDL) from Aslan Brewing Company
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