Cascade Sang Royal | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

898 Ratings
no score
Send samples
Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Sang Royal

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

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

For Trade:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 898 |  Reviews: 138
Photo of ottodyer
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of ADTaber
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of dwagner003
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of rdooley
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of ricecracker420
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of hopsputin
4.85/5  rDev +12.3%

a: its a murky mix of light brown, ruby red, and dark burnt caramel. it had a really fizzy 1 finger tan head (like a soda) that fades almost immediately. right now its just a film on the side of the glass

s: apple cider vinegar, dark sour concord grapes, sweet molasses. finishes with a nice smell of port - you really can pick that up, which is nice. its an aroma that makes your mouth water

t: there is an insane initial blast of sourness that is an intense mix of like vinegar, soured grapes, and something acidic. it is immediately smoothed out though with a nice port sweetness - its crazy how well the sourness is immediately given away to a rich silky sweet grape like flavor. there is a nice vanilla presence in here as well with a nice oak finish. this is genuinely really good. its not so much a balance here, as a perfect transition of flavors inside your mouth

m: its an interesting combination of a nice smooth mouthfeel with a large amount of carbonation. mouthfeel is definitely on the lighter side (carbonation helps that). finishes a bit dry

o: what can i say? its delicious. a crazy perfect transition of flavors in here that works so well. punch of sour and a nice port wine finish. so glad i tried

 1,232 characters

Photo of siege06nd
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of billab914
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of jbaker67
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Paccamacca
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Raziel313
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of frDan
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Lucnifter
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of ThatCracker
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of mnbearsfan
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Big_Dave
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of nmann08
3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of fsck
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of DIPAFAN
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of dleiner
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of BarrytheBear
3.5/5  rDev -19%

Photo of Maillard
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Cascade Sang Royal from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
4.32 out of 5 based on 898 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.