Cascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that Vlad the Imp Aler will make its long-awaited return on Tuesday, September 17.
Known to be “one of the most iconic projects in Cascade’s 20-year history of brewing and blending sour beer,” Vlad the Imp Aler is “a combination of quad and blond ales aged in bourbon and wine barrels for up to two years with orange peel and coriander.” After its lengthy slumber, Vlad the Imp Aler rises to deliver “a fresh acidity and light malt sweetness with notes of bourbon, citrus and spice.”
Vlad the Imp Aler will debut in Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on September 17 and is scheduled to enter distribution shortly after the on-site release. You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 500ml bottles and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Oregon and throughout the rest of Cascade Brewing’s distribution network. Prost!
Vital Information for Vlad the Impaler (2017) from Cascade Brewing
Release – Limited; September 17, 2019
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – ???
Treatment – A combination of quad & blond ales aged in bourbon & wine barrels for up to two years with orange peel & coriander
Fun Fact – The release of the 2017 project “marks Vlad’s first bottle release since the 2011 project, and the first time it’s available in 500ml bottles”
Availability – 500ml bottles & draft