Cascade Sang Royal - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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4.25/5 rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
2009 project in a snifter type glass. This beer is amazing.
A. Deep, deep ruby/mahogany. Fairly clear where you can actually see trough the darkness. Off white head is a thin layer of tiny soda bubbles, dissipating to next to nothing.
S. Lactic, lots of sour cherries, a little bit of funky barrel, a little red wine
T. Lots of lactic tartness, lots of tart cherries but with a little residual sweetness, just a faint red wine barrel. Not very complex but absolutely delicious. If I had to complain, id ask for a little more funk to balance the sweetness and add to the complexity.
M. Medium-light carbonation, medium bodies until the finish, where a nice slickness coats the mouth, leaving a lingering flavor of tart cherries.
O. First off, the cherry-ness is perfect. Not medicinal, not cloyingly sweet, not overly candylike, but like good ol' Belgian kriek cherries. The beer is fairly one dimensional, but lucky for it (and reeeealy lucky for me), it is an amazing dimension.
Serving type: bottle
01-28-2014 23:32:46 | More by NuclearRich
Cascade Sang Royal from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
97 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.