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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
99
world-class

1,274 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,274
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 617
Gots: 256 | FT: 22
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:
Beer added by: ccrida on 02-20-2010

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."
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3.97/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Many thanks to Drabmuh for sharing at a tasting.

Appearance: ruby-mahogany pour, decent head and lacing.

Smell: Cherries, oak, touch of vinegar. Very vinous and tannic.

Taste: Again, very vinous. Cherries and tons of oak with some nice tart/sourness. Everyone seemed to compare it to consecration but I would not put it on the same pedestal as I found the flavors slightly muddled.

Mouthfeel: full body, light carbonation

Overall: tasty but I was expecting much more from this one.

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3.98/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass at Smoke & Barrel DC, for the dc bottle share. From notes.

An amber to deep orange body, quite cloudy without much head presented.

Nose has a nice sense of mild fruit, that really goes to crab-apple territory. Highly dominating crab apples with a good tart sense. Not much else, but it's at least a good nose.

The crab-apple tartness does come off quite big in the palate but not overboard. There's some nice mild buttery mixing in the mid palate with the apple which hits really nicely. Some subtle funk notes come off on the finish also. Feel is about par for the course just a hint of wet but easy drinkability.

Overall it reminds me of a bit of apple butter character and a toned down Weyerbacher Riserva. Still decent even for a one tricky pony like sense.

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4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was the 2012 vintage. 750 mL bottle. The body was mahogany with a tan/reddish head. A cap/film remained throughout.

The smell was bourbon and wood.

The taste was tart cherries. Wood and vanilla. Some brown sugar notes. Not harsh in any way. Not boozy but plenty of bourbon character. Well constructed.

The mouthfeel was medium bodied with plenty of carbonation.

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Cascade Sang Noir from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
99 out of 100 based on 1,274 ratings.