Cascade Brewing Bottles Nectarine Dream for the First Time

Cascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Nectarine Dream 2019 on Friday, July 10.

Releasing for the first time ever in bottles, Nectarine Dream 2019 (7.5% ABV) is a “blend of sour blond ales aged in oak barrels and foudres for up to 18 months, then naturally fermented with fresh, Northwest grown nectarines and aged on the fruit for an additional five months.” To ensure that the added fruit is represented properly in Nectarine Dream, the crew at Cascade “hand [processed] each piece of fruit to ensure full ripeness before adding it to the tank and [employed] traditional wine making techniques that help capture the purest expression of the nectarine as well as the time and place in which it was grown.”

Nectarine Dream 2019 will officially release at Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on July 10 and distribution will follow shortly after the on-site release. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 500ml bottles & on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Oregon and throughout the rest of Cascade Brewing’s distribution area. Prost!

Vital Information for Nectarine Dream 2019 from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; July 10, 2020
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 7.5%
Treatment – “A blend of sour blond ales aged in oak barrels & foudres for up to 18 months, then naturally fermented with fresh, Northwest grown nectarines & aged on the fruit for an additional five months”
Availability – 500ml bottles & draft

Cascade Brewing Captures Patio Paradise in a Can

Cascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Patio Paradise in early July 2020.

Releasing just in time for 4th of July weekend, Patio Paradise is a Sour Wheat Ale “aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months then infused with hand-zested grapefruit peel, locally sourced fresh basil, ground coriander and Oregon coast sea salt.” Coming in at 5.5% ABV, Patio Paradise is built for ultimate summertime refreshment.

Patio Paradise is available now at Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House (click here to pre-order for local delivery or pickup at the Barrel House) and Lodge at Cascade Brewing (pickup only at the Lodge) – and distribution will begin in the coming days. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 12 oz. cans & on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Oregon and throughout the rest of Cascade Brewing’s distribution area. Prost!

Vital Information for Patio Paradise from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; July 2, 2020
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 5.5%
Treatment – Aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months then infused with hand-zested grapefruit peel, locally sourced fresh basil, ground coriander & Oregon coast sea salt
Availability – 4-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft

Cascade Brewing Releases Apricot 2019

Cascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Apricot 2019 on Wednesday, June 10.

Back to continue its run as “one of the first and longest running blends in the brewery’s portfolio,” Apricot 2019 is a blend of Sour Blond Ales “aged in oak wine barrels for up to 14 months, then naturally fermented with Northwest-grown apricots and aged on the fruit for an additional six months before packaging.” This batch of Apricot comes in at 7.3% ABV.

Apricot 2019 will hit Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House (click here to pre-order for local delivery or pickup at the Barrel House) and Lodge at Cascade Brewing (pickup only at the Lodge) – on June 10, and distribution will begin on or shortly after that date. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 500ml bottles & on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Oregon and throughout the rest of Cascade Brewing’s distribution area. Prost!

Vital Information for Apricot 2019 from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; June 10, 2020
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 7.3%
Treatment – Blend of Sour Blond Ales aged in oak wine barrels for up to 14 months, then naturally fermented with Northwest-grown apricots& aged on the fruit for an additional 6 months before packaging
Availability – 500ml bottles & draft

Cascade Brewing Sets Release Date for Citrus Noyaux

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Citrus Noyaux (2019) on May 14, 2020.

Arriving as one of Cascade Brewing’s newest projects, Citrus Noyaux (8.4% ABV) is a Sour Blond Ale “aged in oak wine barrels for up to two years with fresh orange, grapefruit and lemon peels and apricot noyaux.”  For those unfamiliar with that last ingredient, the brewers at Cascade Brewing “extracted noyaux kernels from the pits of locally sourced apricots by hand and added them to the beer, imparting notes of almond and maraschino cherry that are complemented by the juicy fruit flavors of the citrus peel.”

Citrus Noyaux (2019) will release at Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House (click here to pre-order for local delivery or pickup at the Barrel House) and Lodge at Cascade Brewing (pickup only at the Lodge) – on Thursday May 14 and distribution is scheduled to follow shortly after that date.  You can expect to find this Limited Release 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 area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Citrus Noyaux (2019) from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; May 14, 2020
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 8.4%
Treatment – Sour Blond Ale aged in oak wine barrels for up to two years with fresh orange, grapefruit & lemon peels & apricot noyaux
COVID-19 Info – “During the COVID-19 shutdown, Cascade Brewing is offering beer to go––including Citrus Noyaux––via home delivery and curbside pickup. Customers can place an order for beer (and limited food) at CascadeBrewing.shop, with curbside pickup at the Barrel House at 939 SE Belmont St. every Thursday through Sunday from 3pm to 7pm. Home delivery orders of beer only are delivered every Thursday.
At the Lodge at Cascade Brewing at 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy., beer and limited food is available for pickup every Tuesday through Saturday from 12pm to 8pm; view the menu at LodgeAtCascade.com.”

Availability – 500ml bottles & draft

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Cascade Brewing Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Limited Release of Pineapple Retreat

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Pineapple Retreat, a special draft only small blend, at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 30.

Arriving just in time to add a little flavor to your Cinco de Mayo celebrations, Pineapple Retreat “features sour blond ales aged in oak wine barrels for up to 20 months then fermented with fresh organic pineapple and infused with habanero pepper and cilantro.”  Meant to capture the experience of a “fresh pineapple salsa,” Pineapple Retreat “combines fruity and herbal flavors with a lively acidity and just a touch of heat.”

Since this is a draft only release, Pineapple Retreat will be available as a beer to-go option in 16 oz. crowler cans at Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House (click here to pre-order for local delivery or pickup at the Barrel House) and Lodge at Cascade Brewing (pickup only at the Lodge) – at 3 p.m. on April 30.  This Limited Release offering will also see limited distribution in kegs to select craft beer-focused establishments located within Cascade Brewing’s distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Pineapple Retreat from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; April 30, 2020
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – ???
Treatment – Sour Blond Ales aged in oak wine barrels for up to 20 months then fermented with fresh organic pineapple & infused with habanero pepper & cilantro
Fun Fact – “Cascade was pleased to source the fresh pineapple used in this beer from Imperfect Foods, an online grocer committed to eliminating food waste and building a better food system for everyone. According to Imperfect Foods, an estimated 40% of all food goes uneaten, and 33% of food that’s grown is either unharvested or left behind in the fields because the growers suspect it might not meet the specifications of their buyers.”
COVID-19 Info – During the COVID-19 shutdown, Cascade Brewing is offering beer to go––including Pineapple Retreat in 16-ounce crowler cans––via home delivery and curbside pickup. Customers can place an order for beer and limited food at CascadeBrewing.shop, with curbside pickup at the Barrel House at 939 SE Belmont St. every Thursday through Sunday from 3pm to 7pm. Home delivery orders of beer only are delivered every Thursday. At the Lodge at Cascade Brewing at 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy., beer and limited food is available for pickup every Tuesday through Saturday from 3pm to 8pm; view the menu at LodgeAtCascade.com.
Availability – Draft only; available in 16 oz. crowlers at Cascade Brewing locations
Distribution – Limited

Cascade Brewing Set to Release Mayan Bourbonic in Bottles for First Time

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Mayan Bourbonic 2017 on April 16, 2020.

A variant of Cascade Brewing’s Bourbonic Plague that has been “inspired by the traditional drink of the ancient Mayan civilization,” Mayan Bourbonic is a “sour imperial porter aged in Bourbon and wine barrels with dates for up to two years, then infused with Peruvian cocoa powder, Ceylon cinnamon and cayenne pepper.”  Weighing in at 11.7% ABV, Mayan Bourbonic “delivers notes of bitter chocolate, Bourbon and cinnamon with a mild cayenne spice and delicate carbonation level.”

Mayan Bourbonic 2017 will debut at Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House (click here to pre-order for local delivery or pickup at the Barrel House) and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on April 16 and will enter limited distribution shortly after that date. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 500ml bottles and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located within Cascade Brewing’s distribution network. Prost!

Vital Information for Mayan Bourbonic 2017 from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; April 16, 2020
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 11.7%
Treatment – “Sour imperial porter aged in Bourbon and wine barrels with dates for up to two years, then infused with Peruvian cocoa powder, Ceylon cinnamon and cayenne pepper”
Fun Fact – “Mayan Bourbonic has been served as a small draft blend at Cascade pubs in the past, but this marks the first time the project has been available in bottles. The original Bourbonic Plague, from which Mayan Bourbonic is adapted, won Cascade its first gold medal at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival in the wood- and barrel-aged sour beer category and has been a fan favorite ever since.”
COVID-19 Info – “During the COVID-19 stay at home order, Cascade Brewing is making its beer and limited food available locally on its online store, offering a selection of cans, crowlers, 500ml and 750ml bottles. Pick up hours at the Barrel House are 3pm to 7pm Thursday through Sunday, and delivery day is Thursday from 10am until the route is complete. View the website for full delivery details. Food and Cascade beer is also available for pickup only at the Lodge at Cascade Brewing, view LodgeAtCascade.com for details.”
Availability – 500ml bottles & draft

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Cascade Brewing Set to Release Cans of Gose Roselle

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Gose Roselle on Friday, February 28.

Arriving as Cascade Brewing’s second canned sour beer, Gose Roselle is a Gose-style Ale “aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months before infusing with roselle hibiscus, fresh Meyer lemon zest, ground coriander and Oregon coast sea salt.” Gose Roselle comes in at 5.3% ABV.

“We’ve been working hard over the last year to create a quality, easy drinking, barrel-aged sour in a can, and we’re very excited to see that come to fruition with the Gose Roselle. Our goal is to offer a sessionable yet multi-dimensional beer that bridges the gap between quick-turn kettle sours and barrel aged premium sours, and I’m very proud of our team for accomplishing exactly that.”

 

– Kevin Martin, Cascade Brewing Director of Brewery Operations

Gose Roselle will debut at Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on February 28 and will enter limited distribution shortly after that date. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 12 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located within Cascade Brewing’s distribution network.  Prost!

Vital Information for Gose Roselle from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; February 28, 2020
Style – Gose
ABV – 5.3%
Treatment – Aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months before infusing with roselle hibiscus, fresh Meyer lemon zest, ground coriander & Oregon coast sea salt
Fun Fact – “Gose Roselle is being released as part of Cascade Brewing’s 9th annual Sour Fruit Fest, taking place Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Cascade Brewing Barrel House at 939 SE Belmont St. and at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing at 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. Over four days, sour beer fans can look forward to tasting more than three dozen Northwest sour beers blended with a variety of fresh fruits from the local region.”
Availability – 12 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Limited

Cascade Brewing Puckers Up for Valentine’s Day, Releases Pear Mary & Kentucky Peach 2019 Sour Ales

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will treat sour beer lovers to two Limited Releases – Pear Mary and Kentucky Peach 2019 – on Valentine’s Day 2020.

Making its debut as an all new Sour Ale project from Cascade Brewing, Pear Mary is a “blend of sour blond ales aged in oak wine barrels then naturally fermented with juice from Northwest-grown pears and infused with fresh rosemary.”  After a slumber of up to 18 months, Pear Mary (7.1% ABV) emerges from the barrels to offer “notes of fresh pear, pine and ginger with a balanced acidity, soft fruit sweetness and champagne-like effervescence.”

Back to provide fans with a new vintage featuring fruit from 2019, Kentucky Peach 2019 is “a blend of sour wheat and quad ales aged in bourbon and wine barrels for up to 16 months with fresh, Northwest-grown peaches.”  This treatment yields “flavors of ripe peaches and warm bourbon with hints of oak and a light malt sweetness.”

Both Pear Mary and Kentucky Peach 2019 will officially release in Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on February 14 and will enter distribution shortly after that date.  Pear Mary will be available in 500ml bottles and on draft through Cascade’s regular distribution network while Kentucky Peach 2019 will be available on draft only through limited distribution.  Prost!

Vital Information for Pear Mary 2019 from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; February 14, 2020
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 7.1%
Treatment – Blend of sour blond ales aged in oak wine barrels then naturally fermented with juice from Northwest-grown pears & infused with fresh rosemary
Availability – 500ml bottles & draft

 

Cascade Brewing Releases Tropical Grasslands Gose as its First Canned Sour

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Tropical Grasslands, a Barrel-aged Gose available exclusively in cans, on January 13.

Arriving as the first offering in a new series of canned Sour Ales that are “meant to be consumed fresh, not aged,” Tropical Grasslands is a Gose-style Ale “aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months then infused with fresh orange zest, fresh lemongrass, ground coriander and Oregon Coast sea salt.”  Coming in at an easy drinking 5% ABV, Tropical Grasslands is the approachable yet full-flavored Sour Ale you have been longing for.

“Tropical Grasslands is the first in a new series of canned sours that are designed to be crisp, easy-drinking sours with clean and complex flavors,” explained Kevin Martin, director of brewery operations for Cascade Brewing. “With soft acidity and fresh flavors, this canned series will be a great gateway sour for those new to sour beer, and will also appeal to the sour beer connoisseur looking for a softer approach to the style.”

Tropical Grasslands hit Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on January 13 and will enter limited distribution shortly after the on-site releases. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 12 oz. cans at select craft beer-friendly establishments located in Oregon, California, Washington and Idaho. Tropical Grasslands will not be available on draft.  Prost!

Vital Information for Tropical Grasslands from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; January 13, 2020
Style – Gose
ABV – 5%
Treatment – Aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months then infused with fresh orange zest, fresh lemongrass, ground coriander & Oregon Coast sea salt
Availability – 12 oz. cans
Distribution – Oregon, California, Washington & Idaho

Cascade Brewing Introduces The Devil Wears Lager

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that The Devil Wears Lager, the brewery’s first ever-lager in cans, will debut on Friday, November 8.

Arriving as a bit of a departure from Cascade Brewing’s lauded lineup of Northwest sour style ales, The Devil Wears Lager – a special collaboration with Roy Farms of Moxee, Washington – is a Dry-hopped Lager featuring “generous portions of experimental Pacific Northwest hops from the ADHA breeding program.”  Known as ADHA-1940, this new hop varietal is “front and center in this brew, lending an American noble hop quality with aromatic, spicy, floral and resinous characteristics.”

The Devil Wears Lager will officially hit Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on November 8.  This new offering is currently only available in 16 oz. cans, but draft availability is expected to surface in the coming weeks.  Prost!

Vital Information for The Devils Wears Lager from Cascade Brewing

Release – November 8, 2019
Style – Dry-hopped Lager
ABV – ???
Featured Hops – ADHA-1940
Availability – 16 oz. cans; draft to follow at a later date
Distribution – None. Currently only available at Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing