Shrieking Violet Blueberry | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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87
very good
63 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"...started as a strong spiced quad that was barrel-aged for 21 months, then aged for another six months on blueberries."

Added by Rifugium on 12-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
63
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
7.59%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
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A: Blueberries, light floral spices, moderate dried fruit, lightly acetic, coupled with a light bourbon aroma.

A: Deep plum color with a very thin fine white head that quickly spreads to the ring of the glass. There is ample lacing.

T: Moderate blueberries upfront, lightly herbal with moderate dried fruit character, lightly sweet with a light bourbon finish.

M: Full bodied with moderately light carbonation. There is tartness from the blueberries, but the beer is not acidic.

O: Solid; the beer is big a bit boozy with a blueberry herbal bourbon note. There’s a lot going on with the beer in terms of its aroma and flavor, but not all the components blend seamlessly.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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On tap at Hunahpu Day. Served in a wine glass.

Appearance - Deep reddish purple. Small white head.

Smell - Blueberry and malt. Mildly acetic. Floral, too.

Taste - Sour dark fruits. Sweet malts. Kind of a generic berry more than a distinct blueberry. Oaky and extremely floral, maybe spicy, in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Moderate sourness.

Overall - Not sure what's causing that floral component, but I like it.

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Shrieking Violet Blueberry from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
3.95 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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