Cascade Blueberry Ale | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Blueberry Ale
BA SCORE
4.13/5
900 Ratings
Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Blueberry Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.33%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This NW style sour ale blends wheat and blond ales that were oak aged in barrels for six months, then additionally aged four months on fresh blueberries. Huge herbal notes of dense blueberries in the nose give way to hints of oak and a dusty floral note. Rich earthy notes of dark fruit on the palate lead to a tart finish that dries out to a base note of blueberry skins.

Added by Smurf2055 on 01-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,762
Reviews:
153
Ratings:
900
pDev:
8.72%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
197
Gots:
225
Trade:
17
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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2011 project.

Appearance - Deep purplish red. Small off white head. Medium collar.

Smell - Blueberry isn't all that distinct, but I get it. Green and vegetal blueberry. Oak. Acidic.

Taste - Blueberry is more pronounced. Still green. Tons more oak. Malty with some stone fruit flavors. Sour.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium low carbonation. Not too sour.

Overall - I've had this beer multiple times, but somehow never reviewed it. Quality sour as always.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The beer pours in a purple reddish color. Never quite seen a beer with this coolor.

The flavor has a blueberry juiciness along with musty notes and some oak. It smells a bit tart.

The flavor follows with lots of tartness of lemons and a strong citric note and it moves onto a berries, a bit of blueberry. There's a woody drying on the end along with a funky mustiness. Lots of blueberry peel in this.

A nice drinking sour.

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Cascade Blueberry Ale from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 900 ratings
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