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Bourbon Barrel Quad | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Oregon, United States | website

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by beertunes on 03-03-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
Avg:
2.49
pDev:
44.58%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by inlimbo77:
Photo of inlimbo77
3.33/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

2oz taster pour (thankfully)
Had this one at the Portland, OR barrel room on 9/2/12

A: Comes out a slightly hazy, golden color. Doesn't look like a Quad, sort of like the Stoic maybe? By the time I got it there was basically no head. I just a ring of bubbles. Looks to be low carbonation.

S: This smells slightly sour from the blend. Not getting the booze or the vanilla or the oak that I thought I would.

T: I will give them this, it's the easiest drinking quad ever. It's at 10+% and I don't taste it. Hidden very well. But it's a sour quad, so you are losing all the nice dark fruit notes you are looking for. Then the barrel character is also not there.

M: It's lighter than expected too, being medium bodied.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of cocoapuph
3.5/5  rDev +40.6%

Photo of Kopfschuss
3.75/5  rDev +50.6%

Photo of Googs
3.75/5  rDev +50.6%

Photo of dshansen1184
3/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of beertunes
1.12/5  rDev -55%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I've really enjoyed all the other brews I've had from Cascade, so this review hurts me. Served in fluted tulip. Poured a dark honey color, MUCH lighter than any Quad I've ever seen, perhaps the color of a dark Tripel. The beer was very still, low carbonation, no head, lacing or retention.

The aroma was very un-Quadlike as well. Just a bit of fruit, no yeast and the sourness wasn't the pleasant kind of sour we look for in a beer. As far as the taste goes, UGH! is all I can say. This beer is not like a Quad in any way and the sourness is just not good.

The body was thin and watery, with a lingering vinegar sourness on the end. As far as drinkability, if I believed in them, this would have been a drainpour.

Overall, this is clearly the worst beer I've had from this brewery and is a complete fail. I still enjoy their beers and look forward to trying more. But, only the'72 Dolphins made through without a loss.

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Photo of doughanson78
3.75/5  rDev +50.6%

Bourbon Barrel Quad from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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