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Cascade Premium Light | Cascade Brewery Company Ltd.

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Brewed by:
Cascade Brewery Company Ltd.
Australia | website

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 06-17-2002

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17
Ratings:
32
Avg:
2.56
pDev:
29.69%
 
 
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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 32
Photo of LittleCreature
2.79/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - 3.5
Poured two fingers of frothy off-white head that reduced slowly over a body of pale copper/gold that looks to be moderately carbonated.

Smell - 2.0
Smelled very skunked upon opening, but this all-but disappeared within seconds. Only smell remaining is a stale bad beer smell, which actually decreases with a little warming, leaving a faint honey like sweetness.

Taste - 3.0
Quite similar to Hahn Premium Light, but better due to a greater hop profile. Very little sweetness but some malt flavour, grains, wholegrain crackers, and moderate hop bitterness. Finishes quite dry and slightly metallic. Not great, but better than most light beers.

Mouthfeel - 3.0
Carbonation is moderate, weight in the mouth is light. Gets somewhat watery as the carbonation decreases

Drinkability - 3.0
I swear if you didn't tell most lager swillers that this is a light beer, they would drink it all night, as it really isn't too bad. For those who know how good beer can be, this is rather bland and boring, and I for one wouldn't be reaching for a second.

OVERALL - 2.9
I'd tried this at least once before and thought it was pretty decent for a light beer. After seeing it rated as one of Australia's 20 best beer, I figured they decided they had to put one light beer in there, but decided to try another anyway. It isn't a good beer, but for the style it is probably the best I've tried. It's cheap, but I'd always go for one good beer than two of these.

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Photo of brendan13
2.76/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale straw colour with quite lively carbonation. Couple of centimetres of head falls away to almost nothing from a somewhat hard pour.
Some faint malty & herbal notes but nothing special.
Taste is along the same lines as the smell.
Quite a light, waterery mouthfeel but I guess thats a trait of the style.
Alright drinkability if you need to drink light.

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Photo of canucklehead
3.42/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ok, this not a great beer but when I compare it to light beers from NA this is not bad. A decent hop level propels the finish to be clean and crisp. I could drink quite a few of these and not get that nasty mouthfeel that corn brings. worth a try if light is your thing.

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Photo of vancurly
2.81/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pale amber, some bead. Good solid white froth head. subsides to a thin head layer, some lace. A nice appearance.
Pale malty nose, with some almost tea-like notes. Otherwise not much hop aroma.
A better body than it's direct competitor (Boag's)... some hint of crystal/cara to give it a bit of body and character. Falls away a bit, but the malt is there.
As far as light beers go, this is fair to middling. I would like some more body, but then again I would like some more alcohol, so I would look elsewhere. However, if you're the designated driver, have a few of these, and you won't feel too left out.

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Photo of jarmby1711
2.98/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A; Mid gold witha tinge of red The head persists well
S: pleasnat hint of hop
T: sharp ,initially and asa finish with not a lot in between , which perhaps characterises Light beers.
M: refreshing and nicely carbonated
D: Lack of middle palate means that I couldnt drink a lot of this but its good for a couple if you are drib\ving.
Label 6/10

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Photo of joecast
2.21/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

there was a time all i drank were lagers (well, mostly). this is a typical example of, probably, why i stick with ales a bit more now.

pretty well an average beer, not a lot in the way of flavor or aroma. and as for mouthfeel, i guess its what you would expect from a light beer.

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Photo of rastaman
1.53/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Probably the most drinkable of the Aussie lights, slightly more flavour than most. I don't see the point of the beer though (except if your driving home).

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Cascade Premium Light from Cascade Brewery Company Ltd.
69 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.
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