Cascade Ale | Deschutes Brewery

192 Ratings
Cascade AleCascade Ale

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 4.5%
IBUs: 28

145 calories per 12 oz serving

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-04-2002

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Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Portland pub on 4.26.12.

A - Served a light orange-yellow with a small to medium light tan head.

S - Pretty mild here. I had to really pull to get much of anything. Lemons and wheat are all i really got.

T - Lemons and wheat are it. Light all-around.

D - Light body and average carbonation.

O - Pretty mild here. Sessionable for sure. A good finish for me.

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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

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1/5  rDev -72.4%

Photo of blindseer
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of MarkyMOD
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of beerhorn12
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Falcone
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of dirtylou
3.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

appearance: nice label, per usual from deschutes. served in my wicked hilliards can-pint. acutally a really gorgeous beer - medium orange body, fluffy white cap

smell: light grassy hops, some toasted grain, hay

taste: Hey, a blonde ale. I guess I bought this sixer by accident - what's a guy to do with 6 blonde ales? The deschutes version fits their bill - by all means solid, by no means spectacular. Simple toasted grain, light grassy hops, some caramel, salt.

mouthfeel: pretty big for the typically minimalist style, light bitterness

overall: a fine blonde ale, for whatever thats worth

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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5/5  rDev +38.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of poppyjohn
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of TrojanWheels
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.28/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle.... These are probably the first bottles of the Cascade Ale that I've had in a long while... I remember it being much more hop forward...

The brew pours pale orange with a short lasting white head and little retention... nose is pale malts with some minor floral hops and just hints of citrus...

Flavor is better but ... only slightly.. nicely done sorta husky pale malts and decent background hoppiness ... light floral hops and minor citrus...

Easy drinking .. yummy... smooth.. digging it, but the mild aromas and flavors are a bit too light in the middle of winter.


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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of TexAggie011
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Cascade Ale from Deschutes Brewery
3.62 out of 5 based on 192 ratings.
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