Tart, barrel-aged beers are the emerging beer style and Cascade Brewing is a pioneer of the NW style sour beer movement. Cascade Brewery currently houses more than 750 French oak, Kentucky Bourbon and Northwest wine barrels filled with wheats, blonds, quads, reds, browns and porters that are aged and blended into magical elixirs. These beers have aggressive tart notes that are balanced by residual sugars, fruits, spices and the oak we use. Cascade Brewing Barrel House recently received a rare score of 100 on Beer Advocate, a world-class rating.
A blend of Reds that were aged in oak wine barrels with cherries for up to 14 months. Intense flavors of both sour pie and Bing cherries are supported by a rich Red ale base beer with a touch of oak hints of wood spices.
A blend of Wheat ales that were aged in oak wine barrels with blackberries for up to 12 months. Flavors of ripe blackberry and other dark bramble fruits are met with a gentle oak presence and a refreshing lactic acidity.
A blend of Blond ales that were aged in oak wine barrels for up to nine months before aging on fresh apricots for an additional six months. Flavors of fresh and dried apricot fruit are complemented by a tart acidity and lingering notes of apricot preserves.
Sang Rouge 2013
A blend of Reds ales aged in oak wine barrels and oak foudres for up to three years. Rich and complex, the 2013 Sang Rouge exhibits flavors of plums, aged red wine, currants and oak with tart lactic acidity and a lingering finish.