Fans of Cascade Brewing will be feeling blue early next year, but not because they are sad.
That is when the Portland, Ore.-based brewery will be releasing the newest version of its Blueberry 2016, an 8.5 percent ABV “Northwest sour ale” that is is a blend of sour wheat and blond ales that has been aged in white wine barrels for 12 months with more than 8,000 pounds of blueberries. The ale debuted as a draft only option in 2010 before being bottled for the first time in 2012.
Releasing 2016 Blueberry draft & bottle on Jan 3. Sour wheat & blond ales aged 12 mos in white wine bbls w/8,000+ lbs of fresh blueberries!
According to a tweet on Cascade’s Twitter page, the newest incarnation of Blueberry will be released on Jan. 3 packaged in 750ml bottles that will be priced at $20 each.