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Cascade Sang Noir - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Cascade Sang NoirCascade Sang Noir

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1,044 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,044
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 7.81%
Wants: 560
Gots: 234 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
8 IBU
"This deep, dark double red was aged over a year in Pinot and Whiskey barrels, then blended with a barrel of Bing cherries."

(Beer added by: ccrida on 02-20-2010)
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-26-2012 02:09:10 | More by kjkinsey
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +6%

11-26-2012 01:22:13 | More by eawolff99
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance is cloudy reddish with minimal head, plenty of lacing. The nose is full of red apples, cherries, oak, vinegar, and pithy character. Taste is very tart up front with plenty of acidic character with oaky notes. The finish is plenty sour with an adition of some earthy character. Mouthfeel is heavy with moderate carbonation. Overall, nice unique brew with plenty of tartness and fruity character.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2012 01:14:18 | More by homebrew311
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

4.83/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Cascade Sang Noir
2011 Project

Poured into a tulip glass from a 750ml bottle.

Pours a very nice dark copper color with some amber notes. There is a 0.5 inch light ecru head that forms that is dense to medium dense that recedes quickly down to a thin film. The brew is nice. (4.5)

Aroma starts off with some nice tart notes. Slight vinegar notes with more of a tart fruitiness. There are some awesome cherry notes in the nose mixed in with the vinegar. Slightly sweet but also tart. Definitely some nice funk notes and some notes of oak. The Bourbon notes are slightly less noticeable than I would like. But the brew is still top notch in the nose department. (4.5)

Taste starts off with a sharp sharp tartness. It is mostly fruity but there is some slight vinegary notes to it. There are some nice woody notes and there is also some slight Bourbon notes. The bourbon notes offer some slight caramel notes and some vanilla on the background of the brew. The tartness definitely dominates the palette though with some nice cherry tartness and some slight sweetness. Nice wine notes as well with some slight acidity. Mouthfeel is light and refreshing. Very flavorful brew. (5.0)(4.5)

Overall this brew is a very good wild ale. The Cascade crew knows how to do them. There are some nice slight bourbon notes mixed in with intense tart notes. Great sour fruit with some slight vinegar and some nice cherry notes. There is a nice woody and tart finish with some nice wine acidity and tannin.(5.0)

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 01:31:40 | More by JoEBoBpr
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LockeSD

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6%

11-20-2012 20:48:41 | More by LockeSD
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littlebeer

California

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

11-15-2012 04:08:03 | More by littlebeer
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surlytheduff

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

11-13-2012 18:20:56 | More by surlytheduff
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THECPJ

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-12-2012 22:44:12 | More by THECPJ
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6%

11-12-2012 03:43:06 | More by funkyaudio
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muskiesman

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-12-2012 00:59:17 | More by muskiesman
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funkel81

California

4/5  rDev -10.7%

11-11-2012 21:44:13 | More by funkel81
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pzymali

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.7%

11-11-2012 04:13:42 | More by pzymali
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FriedSlug

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -44.2%

11-11-2012 00:36:45 | More by FriedSlug
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to brewandbbq for hooking me up with this bottle!
Pours a deep garnet brown with a huge tan head that slowly dissipates and leaves much lace on the way down. Smells of balsamic, cherries, lemon and funk. Light alcohol note and a touch of wood. The flavor is complex and varied. Up front I get some sweet cherries and a light sweet maltiness. Tart cherries, a bit of lactic acid and lemons destroy the sweetness in short order. Woody oak come in next with a bit of funk and vinegar and an ever increasing lactic tartness. The finish leaves a lingering sweet tart candy feel on my taste buds. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a tart chalky puckering mouthfeel. Very nice Flanders style ale very complex. Maybe I should have asked for more than one bottle!

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 23:14:53 | More by johnnnniee
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GradyS1

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-09-2012 14:53:26 | More by GradyS1
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AutumnBeerLove

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

11-09-2012 03:55:31 | More by AutumnBeerLove
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HopsintheSack

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-09-2012 01:51:38 | More by HopsintheSack
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jimmy82063

Connecticut

4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Really looking forward to this one! Poured into a wine glass.

A) Very nice ruby red thin head that quickly dissipates.

S) Very ripe cherries, one of the better smelling beers I've had!

T) Starts out nicely tart but midway through there is some sweetness from the cherries to balance out. Nice acidity at the end.

M) Carbonation is mild. Alcohol very well hidden.

Enjoyed this one alot!

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2012 01:45:34 | More by jimmy82063
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Falcon91Wolvrn03

California

3.98/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance – Pours a dark opaque dirty brownish red color with a head that quickly disappears, and medium-light lacing.

Smell – Has a heavy sour cherry smell with a light touch of pinot, a stinky bourbon, and oak.

Taste – Sour, with a hint of pinot and cherries. No sweetness.

Mouthfeel – Tart, with medium carbonation. It kind of has a sour ‘burn’ to it. I can feel the 9%abv.

Drinkability – A decent wild ale, but a touch more sour than I like.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2012 06:45:13 | More by Falcon91Wolvrn03
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-04-2012 23:21:34 | More by Archemedies
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cmoody91

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-04-2012 22:33:42 | More by cmoody91
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cosmonick

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +6%

11-04-2012 14:30:38 | More by cosmonick
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-04-2012 14:13:40 | More by Hanzo
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LambicKing

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-04-2012 03:24:49 | More by LambicKing
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-02-2012 19:07:52 | More by millelacsmark
Cascade Sang Noir from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
99 out of 100 based on 1,044 ratings.