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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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1,106 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,106
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.04%
Wants: 571
Gots: 241 | FT: 24
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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StJamesGate

New York

4.05/5  rDev -9.6%

on tap at the brewery, Portland

Leathery brown-ruby with pink film that trails.
Big sour woody nose with balsamic and pomegranate hits.
Deep red fruit - currant, sour raspberry - with hints of chocolate, wood, vanilla, bourbon, and cherry stone.
Tart finish and lean linger.
Lt-medium, dry, a bit of cream, no trace of heat.

Lots of complexity. Wood and cherry are down in the mix, making it that much more harmonious. Well-integrated sour - if not quite magical.

03-10-2014 18:49:30 | More by StJamesGate
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ngeunit1

California

4.44/5  rDev -0.9%

A - Dark red-black with a finger of frothy tan-khaki head. Fades normal.

S - Sour cherries, oak, vanilla, Bourbon, Brett and other sour and funky yeasts, lactic acid, caramel malts, a touch of brown sugar, and some other dark fruits.

T - Sour cherries, oak, vanilla, Bourbon, caramel malts, Brett and other sour and funky yeasts, lactic acid, other dark fruits, brown sugar, a hint of booze.

M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sour and warming finish.

D - Really nice sour beer. Great balance of sourness and barrel character.

04-26-2013 01:27:06 | More by ngeunit1
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6%

02-16-2014 02:48:33 | More by williamjbauer
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

08-09-2013 03:01:48 | More by tommyguz
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -10%

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.

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

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

06-18-2014 04:45:07 | More by Dicers
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koopa

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

09-28-2013 14:31:27 | More by koopa
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ste5venla

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

09-01-2012 15:07:40 | More by ste5venla
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

01-25-2013 23:24:40 | More by stereosforgeeks
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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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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +6%

08-27-2013 08:39:25 | More by Jspriest
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jsanford

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

02-11-2013 02:51:22 | More by jsanford
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.48/5  rDev 0%

thanks to egrace84 for sharing this tonite! Thanks elliot!

reviewed from notes taken on 7/4/12.

vintage 2011 poured into duvel tulip.

Appearance: brownish red bodied beer with small whitish cap. Spotty lace.

Smell: Big granny smith apples and tart cherries with mild vinegar. Oaky and earthy.

Taste: White grapes, green apples, tart cherries. The beer is on the high end of moderately tart with a hint of funk. Nice oaky barrel notes in this brew. Maybe even some mild vanilla sweetness from the oak and cherries flavors blending together in this beer. Big tart cherry finish. Nice complex brew!

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Carbonation is spot on and drinks super easy for almost 10%! Super Tart!

Overall: Tried four Cascades(Sang Nior, Sang Royal, The Vine & Kriek) at our tasting last night and this was the clear winner by a landslide! Its up there with one of the best sours that I have drank!

07-05-2012 16:49:10 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.64/5  rDev +3.6%

. Pours a brownish-reddish color with a small white head. Aroma is of tart funk, lots of tart and sweet cherries, oak barrel and light vinegar. Taste is complex, sweet cherries, tart cherries, light lactic acid, funk, sourness, some oaky wood, and not much of a sign of the alcohol. Very complex sour, very well done.

01-05-2014 12:44:18 | More by jbaker67
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

02-16-2013 01:59:50 | More by millerbuffoon
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -10.7%

06-25-2012 18:16:41 | More by oldp0rt
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

09-08-2012 21:50:11 | More by ADTaber
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

05-05-2013 16:10:38 | More by ncaudle
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wagenvolks

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

06-18-2012 03:07:55 | More by wagenvolks
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beerpadawan

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-26-2012 07:04:00 | More by beerpadawan
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akang

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-30-2013 02:29:25 | More by akang
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-04-2012 19:05:45 | More by brez8791
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shelby415

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

06-01-2014 05:43:36 | More by shelby415
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

08-06-2012 03:35:57 | More by mdillon86
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

06-30-2013 21:45:21 | More by IrishColonial
Cascade Sang Noir from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
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