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Sanctification - Russian River Brewing Company

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1,672 Ratings
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Ratings: 1672
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%


Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-27-2004)
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beerfan99

Virginia

4.83/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Batch 5
375 ml bottle consumed on 5/14/2011

A: Light gold and yellow in color and cloudy. Carbonation creates bubbling in the glass and a long lasting white head.

S: Powerful brett aroma, but what else would you expect from a beer that uses 100% brett.

T: Delivers tart and sourness throughout. This beer is not barrel aged and does not contain added fruits. That said, the taste is excellent and quite drinkable.

M: Carbonation provides bubbly feel to the palate. Very sour and dry finish.

O: An excellent wild ale from Russian River that competes well against their best sours. Sancitification provides clean delivery of a brett-based wild ale that is unadulterated from added barrel-aged or fruit flavors.

Although, this review is for Batch 5 (bottle), I have also had Batch 4 (bottle) and both of them on draft. There are definitely some variations between batches and drafts. My slight preference is for Batch 4, but Batch 5 is an excellent beer that should age well.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2011 15:58:21 | More by beerfan99
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Sanctification from Russian River Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,672 ratings.