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Honey Ginger Lime | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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4.19/5
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183 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Halcyondays on 09-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,924
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
183
pDev:
10.26%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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13
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13
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Photo of Sabtos
3.16/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer has a haze that quickly clears up to a lighter amber with a thin, fuzzy collar.

Ginger is bright and spicy up front, with herbal lime behind it and a floral potpourri that's almost like cleaner.

Before I got a chance to dig in, the old lady said it was very sweet. Sure enough, it is...so I guess this is why all the basic bitches kept ordering it left and right. The flavor profile starts with honey and light graham followed by lime, while the ginger is lighter on the tongue than it smells. It seems closer to a mead than a wild ale.

Slick, round, smooth and semi-dry, it's kind of like a weirdly herbal key lime pie that I'm just not into.

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Photo of Tomesco
4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Marvicsin
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattmarka1
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keananmichael5
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Dactrius
4.26/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Massbmx
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of McBAINx
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
3.81/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Cascade brewpub: 2015 version at 6.8% ABV in July 2016.

Aroma: ginger and lime dominated aroma is moderately appealing despite making a subtle suggestion of household cleaning products. Bitter-sweet with a near even balance, at least for a sour..
Well crafted and exceptionally refreshing, this is the easiest drinking sour I can remember.
Golden-amber body with a lasting off-white head that leaves patterned sticky lacing on the snifter.

Overall: excellent version of the style.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.49/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.39/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

cascade just doesnt miss with these full flavored wild sour beers. this is one of the more interesting ones i have had, a real refreshing summer elixer, potent on both the ginger and the lime, and with quite a bit of raw honey flavor too. yum! its pale and hazy, nothing real exciting to look at, but the nose is a game changer. one smell and i am hooked. fresh sliced ginger, tangy lime zest, lactic sourness, floral honey, and white wheat malt. the flavor is really led by the lime and the ginger, together they go so well, this is almost like a cocktail in that regard. it would almost be too much, like, this is intense, sort of perfumey almost, really pungent, but the flavors are so authentic and they go so well together, that its alright that this doesnt taste all that much like a beer. the sourness is lactic, lemony, scaled back a bit from some of their more aggressive sours to just a nice tartness range that allows a little more drinkability and a little less stomach turning pucker. the honey is a nice balancing agent too, it adds body and some needed sweetness, like a spoonful of sugar into some fresh squeezed lemonade, it just makes sense. this is summery and radiant, incredibly flavorful, and something very unique in the beverage world. we both loved it.

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Photo of gtermi
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of devilmakesthree
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of CBrodbeck
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kylehay2004
3.7/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tjcamm
4.69/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JohnParadee
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elvisdoc
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of flagmantho
4.3/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this beer on-tap in a tulip at the barrel house.

Appearance: medium orange hue with a moderate haze and a finger of creamy ivory foam.

Smell: lightly limey with a nice sour element that is very enticing.

Taste: like the name says, there's honey, ginger and lime. It's all well balanced with a moderate sourness and the overall effect is very candylike. Delightful!

Mouthfeel: medium light body with a nice carbonation and a nice prickliness.

Overall: very delicious and sweet candy-dessert beer. Mmmmmm.

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4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Honey Ginger Lime from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 183 ratings
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