Cascade Sang Royal | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Sang Royal
BA SCORE
4.38/5
899 Ratings
Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Sang Royal
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Oregon, United States
cascadebrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.35%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
'Malt Beverage with Cherries Added and Aged in Oak Barrels'
8.87% ABV (2009)
9.35% ABV (2011)
"Sang Royal is a big NW Style Sour Red Ale that spends over six months of lactic fermentation and aging in oak wine barrels. Sang Royal is from select stock that is matured an additional six months in Port barrels and refermented on Bing Cherries." - label text

"This Northwest style sour red is a bottled version of our popular Mouton Rouge. This blend of barrels, with up to 16 months of oak barrel lactic fermentation and oak barrel aging, features dark fruit, sour, oak and funk flavors that sweep over your taste buds like an incoming tide." - Raccoon Lodge website

Added by mykie73 on 05-15-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#325
Reviews:
138
Ratings:
899
pDev:
7.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
552
Gots:
200
Trade:
14
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Ratings: 899 |  Reviews: 138
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer is ruby / garnet hued with a finger or more of lacing after a careful pour.

The aroma offers barnyard funk, oak, and sour cherries, vinegar, booze. Complex and intriguing...

Bold flavor and highly enjoyable. A lot of cherry flavor really shines through. Misc. dark fruits, oak, wine, wild yeast. Yeah baby. Acetic without being harsh. Again, complexities abound. A delightful sipper. One of the better brews by Cascade.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of thatoneguymike
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BMart
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of BEER88
4.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of InspectorBob
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of chippo33
3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of rolltide8425
4.1/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JAHMUR
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of 22Blue
4.15/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imperialking
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of AlexFields
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of SadMachine
4.15/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of a77cj7
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of mklisz
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Duff27
4.1/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Light tan half inch head. Leaves collar and speckles of lacing. Dark red/brown body.

Tart smelling but not over powering by any means. Some grape aromas.

Grape presence is definitely there, highest aspect of this beer. I'd give it a 6.5 out of 10 on the sour scale. Wouldn't guess the ABV as high as it actually is.

Adequately carbonated. Medium thin mouthfeel.

Enjoyed this one a bunch, the grapeyness was very prevalent...could see wine drinkers highly enjoying this. Thanks a bunch crushedvol!

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Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liamt07
4.24/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerOps
4.02/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of MasterSki
4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Dave from bringing a bottle of this to our crazy sour tasting. I had this at Toronado, but I was stone crunk so all I remember is that it was awesome.

A - Tons of foam on this one - a nice couple fingers of tan head that dissipates slowly to a thin cap and thick ring. Dark red/brown color that's very murky.

S - Dry red wine, port, overripe cherries, bretty funk, light oakiness, and a surprising touch of dank hoppiness. The combination of flavors is somewhat unprecedented for me but strangely compelling.

T - The taste is not quite as good, but still excellent. There's lots of red wine, cherries, light sweet port, smoky wood, and some strong sour and tart elements in the finish. There's no sense of the ABV in the taste at all.

M - Man - I must be in a cask mood, because I'm finding everything a little too overcarbonated for my liking. I'm getting some mounting warmness, but again it might be because of the mass quantities of sours consumed this evening. Nice dry finish and surprisingly clean.

D - This is another 750ml that I'd totally kill by myself. The only thing that gets out of control is the acidity, but otherwise this is amazing stuff.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Cascade Sang Royal from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 899 ratings
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