Cascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has announced that Sang Noir 2016 has officially been released and is currently available through the brewery’s regular distribution channels.
Known as the darkest offering in Cascade Brewing’s “Sang” series, Sang Noir 2016 is a “blend of imperial red ales aged in bourbon and wine barrels for up to two years with Bing cherries.” Weighing in at 10.1% ABV, this American Sour Ale “features flavors of dark roast malts, bourbon, black cherries and port wine.”
Sang Noir 2016 is officially available now and will be hanging around only as long as supplies last. You can find this Tier Two offering available in 750ml bottles and on draft at fine craft beer establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Oregon and throughout the rest of Cascade Brewing’s distribution network. Prost!
Vital Information for Sang Noir 2016 from Cascade Brewing
Release – Limited/Tier Two, late-August 2016
Style – American Sour Ale (blend)
ABV – 10.1%
Treatment – Blend of Imperial Red Ales aged in Bourbon and Wine barrels for up to two years with Bing cherries
Availability – 750ml bottles & draft
Fun Fact – Concerning the new labels and tier designations: “Cascade’s new bottles have distinct label styles for each of the three Cascade Brewing pricing tiers, with each label within the tier utilizing distinctive colors to clearly differentiate each beer. The tiers differ by the style of beer used in the product, the type ingredients contained within, the time aged in the barrels and types of barrels used.”