website, the name is a play on both the name of a local gorge called Cascadilla and the "monster amounts" of Cascade hops used in the recipe.
This one has a translucent appearance and a deep copper color. The thick, tan head leaves moderate lacing.
CascaZilla has a light, but unmistakably pine aroma, with some plum undertones.
Taste & Feel
Big, big flavor. There's a harmonious balance of bold, piney hops and sweet, caramel malt. Fairly smooth and medium-bodied, with a dry, fruity finish.
Another fitting name could have been "Big Red", after the local Cornell football team and the beer's bold flavor and ruddy color. This isn't a very complex brew, but it's quite flavorful and nicely balanced. I like it, and would definitely buy it again. A solid B+.
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