Cascade Elderberry | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade ElderberryCascade Elderberry
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by lacqueredmouse on 07-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
359
Reviews:
53
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
7.88%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
65
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 359 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of NickThePyro
5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jaydoc
3.87/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Eman17
4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dreynolds1808
2.77/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Keananmichael5
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blazer22
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SerialTicker
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on-tap at Clubhouse BFD in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

I've been curious but scared of trying Cascade due to the price point ... as it turns out, I guess there's a reason. Yeah, sure, there's a nice, intense funky sourness to this with a bit of oak and tasty elderberry twang, but nothing about this is worth the dollar an ounce-ish price tag. I know the effort that goes into brewing this style of beer, but I can't recommend this beer because of the price alone. Even if you love the style, you're not likely to be blown away by this.

I suppose it's worth a try, but don't get your hopes too high.

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Photo of coz
4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dactrius
3.49/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Massbmx
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of waddellc2
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kenai4
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of McBAINx
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phil-Fresh
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Floral with a light berry and wood, coupled with a moderate lingering sourness.

A: Deep purple, almost black color, clear, with a very thin dense white head that has solid retention.

T: Bright floral/berry flavor upfront, light wood, with a lingering sourness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. There is a light, but pleasing acidity to the beer.

O: Pretty tasty; the beer has a very solid floral/berry aroma and flavor that is nicely complimented by the lingering sourness.

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Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickyDee21
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elNopalero
4.6/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a review for the 2013 Elderberry, as sampled at the Cascade Barrelhouse in November, 2016.
Tasty berry notes with a sweet bite on the end. This was Intense, and only got more intense over time. Also delicious.

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Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cascade Elderberry from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
4.06 out of 5 based on 359 ratings.
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