Welcome to BeerAdvocate!

Looking to talk, rate or trade beer? Join today by creating your free account.

Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Sage Against The Cranberry | HopCat

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
HopCat
Michigan, United States | website

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by otto251068 on 01-01-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
2
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 2
Reviews by the Alström Bros:

  None found.

More User Reviews:
Photo of otto251068
4/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler into a Chimay chalice. The growler was filled at the brewery only a few hours ago.

Appearance: Pours a light rust/copper color. Very light color, lots of light getting through. The deep copper color concentrates in the center of the glass, and almost clear around the edges. A thin layer of white head forms on the pour, then fades to a few wisps. A nice ring of foam clings to the glass. Lots of bubbles attached to the glass, reminds me of sparkling wine.

Smell: A definite fruity sweetness here, sour as well. The sweetness reminds me of processed strawberries, and the tartness comes from mouthwatering cranberries. Lots of fruity and citrus aromas, almost like a freshly cut orange. There are herbs in there as well, sage, and ground pepper.

Taste: A bitterness comes through, could be from some hops, but it fades quickly. Some nice citrusy flavors in there too. A nice herbal flavor comes up, sage and pepper. The tartness takes over from there. A nice fruity flavor from the cranberries, it is very tart, almost sour, and adds a great aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Light body, medium carbonation. The carbonation feels great, the body is nice and thin, finishes very clean.

Overall: The cranberries erase the initial bitterness, leaving a nice crisp aftertaste. Nothing really overpowering here, and the tartness from the cranberries and sage go extremely well together. I had it on tap, then went back the next day to fill up a growler.

 1,465 characters

Photo of Jordy777
3.75/5  rDev n/a

Sage Against The Cranberry from HopCat
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe