1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Cascade Sang Rouge - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

Not Rated.
Cascade Sang RougeCascade Sang Rouge

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

186 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 186
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.35%
Wants: 278
Gots: 31 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.06% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Previously called 'Mouton Rouge'...

"Aged up to 30 months in oak barrels, this ale is a blend of as many as nine lots of aged reds, resulting in a very deep, rich and complex sour."

(Beer added by: Docer on 02-25-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 186 | Reviews: 93 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Swimsum:
Photo of Swimsum
Swimsum

Oregon

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A big thanks to JustinA1 for opening this with myself and ThreeWiseMen about a week and a half ago. Poured into a snifter. Latest release.

Pours out a dark cherry wood color. Small off white/beige head emerges from the liquid and sits atop the beer. Head is foamy in texture. Eventually settles into a ring of bubbles around the glass. No lacing is left down the walls of the glass. The body is slightly murky when looking directly though the glass at eye level but looking down on the liquid, it is clear.

A very wonderful smell greats the nose here. A nice sourness followed by some oak and dark fruit (possibly currents or cherries). Finishes with a slight vinegar note every now and then.

The dark fruit and cherries come out first and foremost on this one. Oak follows up the fruitiness in the middle and finishes a bit tart. This taste absolutely wonderful and doesn't have an overpowering sour finish which is nice because it lets the other flavors shine though.

Medium bodied that goes down very smoothly. The finish is nice and tart but not mouth puckering by any means. Carbonation present at times but doesn't detract or add anything to the overall mouthfeel.

Another solid beer by Cascade. The fact that it isn't overpowering sour and the other flavors are allowed to come though really allow this to be enjoyed. Went down very quickly and easily.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2011 00:42:51 | More by Swimsum
More User Reviews:
Photo of seanchai
seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-24-2014 19:50:09 | More by seanchai
Photo of funkyaudio
funkyaudio

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-16-2014 03:31:15 | More by funkyaudio
Photo of leftoverburrito
leftoverburrito

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-11-2014 22:18:17 | More by leftoverburrito
Photo of beagle75
beagle75

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +11%

04-05-2014 16:48:17 | More by beagle75
Photo of Quackus
Quackus

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

02-21-2014 20:39:58 | More by Quackus
Photo of tclang
tclang

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11%

01-15-2014 23:28:49 | More by tclang
Photo of Shmeal
Shmeal

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-20-2013 23:06:25 | More by Shmeal
Photo of koopa
koopa

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-12-2013 04:17:58 | More by koopa
Photo of justwork
justwork

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%

10-03-2013 02:41:22 | More by justwork
Photo of C_S
C_S

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-22-2013 17:28:57 | More by C_S
Photo of ste5venla
ste5venla

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-12-2013 04:34:57 | More by ste5venla
Photo of chippo33
chippo33

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

08-08-2013 20:25:57 | More by chippo33
Photo of ArchEnemyBrew
ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-08-2013 06:11:57 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
Photo of Mebuzzard
Mebuzzard

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-29-2013 07:20:58 | More by Mebuzzard
Photo of bobv
bobv

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-16-2013 18:54:58 | More by bobv
Photo of jegross2
jegross2

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-07-2013 23:34:57 | More by jegross2
Photo of moonknight31
moonknight31

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-25-2013 15:35:15 | More by moonknight31
Photo of Geuzedad
Geuzedad

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-23-2013 13:50:53 | More by Geuzedad
Photo of PZBREW
PZBREW

Oregon

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-11-2013 17:55:53 | More by PZBREW
Photo of Alieniloquium
Alieniloquium

Florida

3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Deep ruby red. Yellowish cream head.

Smell - Light balsamic acidity. Cherries. Some oak.

Taste - Much stronger malt up front but it is overpowered rapidly by acetic sourness. Strong balsamic flavor. Gets oaky and dry in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Dry, oaky, vinous finish. The sourness becomes strongest right at the end.

Overall - Authentic oud bruin flavors with standard authentic pitfalls as well, in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 16:54:39 | More by Alieniloquium
Photo of writerLJBerg
writerLJBerg

Oregon

3.61/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

750mL bottle split 3 ways

A: Red tinted mahogany with a thin lashing of head. Some legs.

N: ripe grapes, lactic acide, some strawberry, cherry, and oak. Wine barrel is evident.

M: Sour lactic acid and sweet tarts. There's an ample amount of the aforementioned fruits, but this has the same base level taste of the other Cascade sours.

M: It's on the lighter side, though it's still heavier than I like and has an oiliness about it.

O: Typical Cascade sour. Nothing special, but it's not off putting to drink, either.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 16:03:57 | More by writerLJBerg
Photo of kiki3drt292
kiki3drt292

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-25-2013 18:04:21 | More by kiki3drt292
Photo of IpeeA
IpeeA

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-23-2013 11:42:26 | More by IpeeA
Photo of Gonzoillini
Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-20-2013 00:47:19 | More by Gonzoillini
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cascade Sang Rouge from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.