Slippery Slope Ale | Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.

Slippery Slope AleSlippery Slope Ale
BA SCORE
43.6%
Liked This Beer
3.52 w/ 39 ratings
Slippery Slope AleSlippery Slope Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Our full-bodied ale uses crystal malt and generous amounts of cascade hops to produce a well-balanced seasonal ale."

Grains: 2-row, Crystal 120, Chocolate, Honey
Hops: Cascade
Available: October 1 – Feb 1

Added by JohnGalt1 on 10-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,984
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
39
Liked:
17
Avg:
3.52/5
pDev:
13.35%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 39 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of JarMills
3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of GrantBrennan
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of flagmantho
3.82/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I had this beer on-tap in a pint glass at Cantine in Seattle.

Appearance: rich red-brown hue with a finger of creamy ivory foam. Very nice.

Smell: sweet and malty with a bit of biscuit and a little fruitiness. Festive!

Taste: sweet and fruity with some caramel character and a little bit of toastiness and biscuitiness. It's rich, and it's quite nice for the style.

Mouthfeel: medium-rich body with a big carbonation and very satisfying creaminess. Woo!

Overall: this is a smooth and drinkable winter ale; stylistically good although the malt profile doesn't fit my personal palate.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.18/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A little more viscosity with the pour, but it has that light brown warmer feel to it. Tan head. Aroma was fairly neutral.

You get some spice, nuts, mild sweetness out of the first sip. Alcohol isn't warming. Has a little bit going for it in the way of hoppiness you don't see all that often in the real traditional examples.

Middle of the road stuff.

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Photo of GClarkage
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 81tillinfinity
3.87/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice candy like toffee sweetness with a hint of spices, rich mouthfeel and a touch of dark fruits. Hops shine through as the beer warms. Overall pretty good and in line with other winter warmers.

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Photo of Deltoro
3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
3.62/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Had this on nitro so it could be skewed score wise. Pretty good in taste regardless

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Photo of jason_nwx
2.94/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MikeDAdams
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of JoelClark
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of twelveinches
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Braz
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of Spikester
3.36/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clean dark brown with a small tan head and a good amount of lacing. Smell is dark malts with a slight amount of floral hops. Taste is dark dank molasses and a touch of earthy hops. Certainly a light winter warmer but very drinkable and modestly tasty. Carbonation is just enough. Overall it would be a good introduction to the style from the less adventouress. (?)

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Photo of muchloveforhops3
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of vfgccp
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of bumchilly25
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of hannaho
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.23/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thin head on a dark copper colored body.
Smell is a faint dark fruit, mostly plum.
Taste is dark fruit sweetness with mild bitterness. Good balance.
Slightly fizzy texture, moderate carbonation and medium body, but with a sticky feeling.
Nice with good flavors, though lacking in the aroma area.

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Photo of Tmmpeterson
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a He'brew small shaker pint. Pours a medium coppery amber with a thin off-white head with good retention and lacing. Malty aroma, dominated by bready and a hint of toasted malt, slight brown sugar and cinnamon. Flavor follows aroma, with bready and lightly toasted malt, slightly earthy with a hint of holiday spicing. Finishes with a touch of hops, cinnamon and ginger. Nice medium body with some creaminess. Somewhat understated flavors, but a nice malty winter ale that was great on this cold, rainy evening.

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Photo of AndyAvalanche
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of LJWalker
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of slimntubbs
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of johnnyboy76
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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Slippery Slope Ale from Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 43.6% out of 100 with 39 ratings
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