Sang Noir | Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

Sang NoirSang Noir
BA SCORE
98.4%
Liked This Beer
4.46 w/ 1,712 ratings
Sang NoirSang Noir
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sang Noir is a blend of imperial spiced red ales aged in bourbon and wine barrels with Bing cherries for up to two years. Pouring a deep mahogany brown, this Northwest sour ale features rich flavors of dark roast malts, bourbon, black cherries and port wine.

Added by ccrida on 02-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#171
Reviews:
226
Ratings:
1,712
Liked:
1,684
Avg:
4.46/5
pDev:
7.62%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
642
Gots:
337
Trade:
29
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3.58/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.7/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Moses_Malone
3.73/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Poured into a tulip. 2011 vintage.

3.75 A: Pours a deep plum color. Some yeasties hanging out at the bottom of the glass. One finger of frothy beige head. Retention is about average and a half finger of lacing is left.

3.75 S: Well, this definitely has some cherries in it. Big, bold, beautiful cherries. Tart and delicious. I'm not detecting much bourbon at this point, but the barrel itself is quite present lending a soft tannic woodiness. Not much funk as this more showcases tartness and sour punches. Nice acetic acidity. Toastiness, mixed berries, sour plum, and a touch of lemon.

3.75 T: This pretty much mirrors the nose. Big, bold cherry. Moderate sour tanginess with plenty of tartness. Lemon, plum, black and blueberries. Toastiness, touch of neutral maltiness. Bit of earthy funk.

3.75 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation with a light spritziness. Super smooth with a tart finish.

4.00 D: Very good beer. Didn't get much bourbon, but that's probably a good thing since it didn't need any other flavors.

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Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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Photo of deebo
3.76/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

2012 on tap at brew pub. Ruddy chocolate brown with a few bubbles of tan head sticking to the snifter. Aromas of rich dark cherries, red wine and bourbon. Smells like a mouthful. Taste is quite sour. The sourness overpowers the flavors present. I get cherries and some woody bourbon but the sour acetic/citric acid notes overpower the rest. This takes away from my enjoyment. Mouthfeel is dry and and thin with a sour aftertaste.overall a sour buddy with a nice aroma that is overshadowed with sour.

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Sang Noir from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
Beer rating: 98.4% out of 100 with 1,712 ratings
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