Riverside Red | Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States
cascadelakes.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"This Red Ale exhibits a copper red color provided by generous amounts of three kinds of crystal malt. These malts also lend a substantial malty character that is balanced by three different American hop varieties, resulting in a full-bodied ale that as a vigorous American hop presence."

Grain: Pale, Crystals & Cara-pils
Hops: Centennial, Amarillo & Cascade
Original Gravity: 1.054
I.B.U.'s: 42
Alcohol: 5.5

Added by SurlyDuff on 04-28-2008

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Ratings:
3
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
4.05%
 
 
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Photo of chinchill
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewpub.

Look: copper body with an exceptional, fluffy off-white head; excellent lacing.

Mild aroma features sweet malts. A caramel bomb.
Flavor: follows the nose. Mild bitterness. Moderately strong for style.

Near medium,smooth body with lively carbonation..

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Photo of Docer
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Buddy filled up a growler of this at their Bend lodge... and dropped it off to my home here in Gresham... what a guy!

- Dark and clear red ruby brew with a big fluffy white head down to a nice thick ring and slew..

- Light sweetness... caramel... little touch of an off growler smell which I am sure will go away on the second glass... citrusy and bitter zesty hops...

- Zesty pine and citrus hops... perfectly sweetened malting.. fresh, sweet... zesty... balanced... nice balanced red.. really good.

- Medium bodied.. slightly chewy and drying... as a red should be. Perfect carbonation... really perfect. Even two days later in a growler.

- Overall another solid brew from Cascade Lakes. Every standard beer I have had from them has been nothing less than fantastic and solid.. and for a favorite style, this red really hits the high marks. One of my favorite brewers.

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Photo of SurlyDuff
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this ontap at their Lodge in Bend.

Pours a reddish copper with hardly any head.

Lots of hops in the nose. Spicy and bitter grapefruity citrus. Very IPA-ish.

The hops are a bit muted in the taste. It seems they did some dryhopping that just left a ton of aroma with a fairly weak hop presense in the taste. Big malt profile from Cara-pils, crystal and pale malts.

Decent medium to full mouthfeel with a good balance. Perhaps a bit undercarbonated.

Enjoyed this one outside yesterday on their back patio. Really nice weather for once! Overall a really good drinkable beer, one of my favorites they offer.

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Riverside Red from Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.
3.95 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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