Cascade Brewing releases experimental hopped ‘The Devil Wears Lager’ in 16oz Cans

Cascade Brewing is releasing their first lager in cans. Though known for sour beers, new 16oz cans of The Devil Wears Lager a dry-hopped lager made in collaboration with a hop farm will drop Friday, Nov. 8th.

The Devil Wears Lager sounds like one of the new school hopped Pilsners that are becoming popular, in the vein of an Italian-style Pils. DWL is dry-hopped with experimental hops from Roy Farms in the Yakima Valley, Moxee Washington to be exact. The hopscome out of the new ADHA breeding program and it’s test name is ADHA-1940. The variety is said to retain the traditional German noble hop character of spicy and floral but with American characteristics like being more resinous.

The Devil Wears Lager is currently available only in cans, but the brewery plans to make draft available in the coming weeks. For more information, visit and engage on social media at @CascadeBrewing.

About Cascade Brewing
Founded in Portland, Oregon in 1998, Cascade Brewing has been a pioneer in the sour beer renaissance since 2006 and the proud innovator of the Northwest Sour Ale. Its distinctive sour beer blends feature fruit forward, barrel-aged ales with an emphasis on project year-to-year variation. These beers offer a complex array of flavors derived from the acid, the fruit and the residual flavors present in the barrels in which they age. The resulting beers offer a complex array of flavors and aromas derived from with each project year release capturing the unique subtleties of that year’s growing season. Cascade Brewing has two Portland taprooms: the Cascade Brewing Barrel House in Southeast and the Lodge at Cascade Brewing in Southwest.

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