Brewery: Cascade Brewing
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Northwest sour ale. Ale aged in oak barrels with apricots. 2015 project
Brewer Description: (from bottle) House of Sour. This Northwest sour ale is a blend of sour blond ales aged in oak wine barrels for up to 14 months with fresh apricots.
My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.86
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.7
Intro: A 750ml corked and caged bottle, 2015 project. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden orange colour with a one finger white head that had decent retention while leaving lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Tart, apricot, oak, hay, lime zest, light funk.
Taste: Sour, very sour, tart, apricot, hay, dust, wood, oak, lemon zest.
Mouthfeel: Moderately sharp, medium bodied, with moderate carbonation.
Overall: The flavours were enjoyable, but it was just too sour, and coupled with the acidity, it was just a bit too much for any easy drinking, but good for sipping.