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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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BA SCORE
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world-class

1,128 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,128
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.28%
Wants: 577
Gots: 240 | FT: 23
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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4/5  rDev -10.5%

ejyoung, Jan 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

oregone, Jan 22, 2013
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ucsbmullet, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

seanwhite, Jan 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Arbitrator, Jan 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

OneEyedJack, Jan 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

mthomas84, Jan 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

TurdFurgison, Jan 19, 2013
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4.69/5  rDev +4.9%

Poured from a bottle into a wine glass. Nice full red color.
Smelled great, lots of cherries and some minor bourbon notes. Tasted amazing, slight sourness and bourbon on the front with a more distinct sour and cherry notes rounding out the finish. Cherries throughout. Amazing, for sure the best American sour ive ever had.

codysjb, Jan 18, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev -6%

Bottle shared at John Laffler's last day at GI. Thanks to ChrisPro for ordering this for me. Served in a small pint glass.

A - Big tan foam settles to a thick collar and thin cap, leaving behind spots of lace. Hazy milk chocolate colored body.

S - Surprising balsamic note, considering Cascade is supposed to be an all-lacto souring program. Vinous, oaky, with light cherries, and a bit vegetal character as well. Some flavors from the base beer include caramel, nuts, chocolate, and licorice. Don't get a ton of whiskey to be honest.

T - The taste delivers a bit more of what I expected, with tart cherry, lactic sourness, and lots of oak. There's a mild dill and herb flavor that I sometimes get from beers with extended barrel-aging times. Again, red wine and balsamic vinegar and some of the sweet base malts round out the flavor profile. No alcohol presence at all.

M - Medium body, lower carbonation, and moderate and gradually intensifying acidity. No alcohol heat that I can perceive, and unsurprisingly quite dry and tannin heavy.

D - A solid dark sour that's sufficiently complex, but doesn't really blow me away. I'd certainly have this again if offered, but I'd take Russian River's dark sours over this pretty much every time.

MasterSki, Jan 18, 2013
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JMRSN, Jan 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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nickfl, Jan 13, 2013
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seeswo, Jan 13, 2013
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clutchmeister, Jan 12, 2013
Cascade Sang Noir from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
99 out of 100 based on 1,128 ratings.