Cascade Noyaux | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Oregon, United States
cascadebrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This one-of-a-kind NW sour is a blend of Belgian strong blondes aged in white port barrels with raspberries, then blended with select barrels of strong blondes that were aged on the toasted meat from the apricot nut, or Noyeaux.

13 IBU

Added by womencantsail on 02-22-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
918
Reviews:
122
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
7.11%
 
 
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299
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182
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Photo of Codycusey
4.83/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gholmes
4.81/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.8/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of heytomcat
4.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

One of the best sours I've ever had. The perfect balance of tartness, sweetness, and funk to enjoy on a warm summer day. Very refreshing.

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Photo of Jamison85
4.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dheldman
4.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of boMD
4.77/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had the pleasure of enjoying this twice during Zwickelmania, once poured by Ron Gansberg right from the Zwickel at Cascade Brewing, the second was off the tap at Saraveza. Also enjoyed a couple times during Puckerfest over the summer and a little once the new Barrel House opened.

Pours a golden/orang-ish with a thick, fluffy, white head. Aroma of sour berry fruits, lactic-like yeast, and surprisingly, a very noticeable almond-like note from the apricot nut. Dry palate, very sour and puckering and very astringent. The raspberry lent towards fruit tones, but didn't stand out as raspberry. The Noyeaux made an appearance towards the finish.

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Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.77/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Cascade Brewing Noyaux
2011 Project

Poured into a tulip glass from a 750ml bottle.

Pours a very nice deep and dark orange color with some nice amber hues. There is a nice half-inch white head that form and is quite lively, receding quickly to a thin ring around the glass. (4.0)

Aroma starts with some nice tart notes. Fruit sourness mostly. Apricot sweetness and sourness comes through the nose with intense raspberry notes. Nice and fruity with some slight wood notes. There is some awesome mild sweetness in the nose as well. (4.5)

The flavor starts with sharp fruity tartness. Big apricot and raspberry notes that are tart and sharp but also have a nice sugary sweetness on the back end. There is a nice woody oak note to the flavor as well, slightly earthy. This brew has an amazing sour fruit flavors with some nice fruit notes and a great woody balance. Mouthfeel is light to medium with complex flavors but a clean and crisp finish that is also dry. (5.0)(4.5)

I have yet to be disappointed by Cascade. Quickly climbing my favorite brewers list. There is a great combination of flavors with some nice woody notes. This is an amazing brew with mix of raspberry and apricot flavors. (5.0)

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4.76/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of SHODriver
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Poured into a Duvel tulip to a light orange with a slight reddish hue that is topped by a finger of off white head that fades to a small pool with some lacing
S: Smells of creamy wheat, sourness, apricots and raspberries.
T: Taste is apricots up front with some raspberries and pleasing sourness, nice creamy wheat flavors with some funk and oak. Swallow is more apricots and raspberries with some lingering sourness and creamy wheat. A little funk on the finish too.
M: This beer is on the lighter side of medium in body with a slightly slick mouthfeel. Carbonation is soft and slightly prickly. The beer has a dry finish from the acidity but the fruit additions try to keep it juicy.
O: This is one fantastic beer. Great flavors and complexity with a nice amount of sourness. Definitely one to try if you see it. Pricey but worth the cost of admission. I need more of this in my life.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of brewtus
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Absolutely loved this, the apricot and raspberry work beautifully together. The fruit flavors are balanced perfectly, great color, plenty of tartness.

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Cascade Noyaux from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
4.36 out of 5 based on 918 ratings.
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