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Sanctification - Russian River Brewing Company

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1,867 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,867
Reviews: 569
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 1,029
Gots: 595 | FT: 35
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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Ratings: 1,867 | Reviews: 569 | Display Reviews Only:
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gio540

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-02-2014 05:07:55 | More by gio540
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Schlafly33

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2014 12:28:46 | More by Schlafly33
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suckaj


4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2014 12:10:04 | More by suckaj
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StayWhatYouAre2

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2014 02:37:11 | More by StayWhatYouAre2
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magictacosinus

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-30-2014 05:10:07 | More by magictacosinus
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Geobus

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.6%

06-30-2014 00:12:42 | More by Geobus
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Bwagner1122

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-29-2014 18:27:51 | More by Bwagner1122
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

06-29-2014 15:31:18 | More by ubufan2112
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tikk

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-29-2014 05:37:10 | More by tikk
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dozo415

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-27-2014 04:22:12 | More by dozo415
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slackattack

California

4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours golden blonde, short head dissipates quickly, minimal lacing. Sour cherry, "clean" malt in the nose. Taste is of sour cherry, green apple, some Brett funk. Mouthfeel consists of medium body, good carbonation, and a pretty dry and long finish. Overall another solid RR sour/wild beer. A must try in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 03:10:28 | More by slackattack
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sportmac4

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.6%

06-26-2014 18:35:50 | More by sportmac4
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

06-26-2014 12:42:20 | More by BuckTuckian
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Rockjocknroll

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

06-26-2014 06:21:03 | More by Rockjocknroll
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

06-26-2014 00:25:10 | More by ChicagoNick
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Roze

New York

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

06-25-2014 17:03:32 | More by Roze
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7.6%

06-25-2014 07:53:47 | More by Kopfschuss
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Ian_B

Connecticut

4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pale wheat / yellow-gold and hazy in colour with a billowy head that doesn't hold long.

Smells slightly sour, and this is the first beer I've really got a sense of bubblegum from, although the yeasty scents are more mild than expected. There are some notes of white grapes and green apple. Pretty tart smelling.

Tastes pretty similar to the scent, although much more forward with the sourness. Again white grapes and green apple with some musty and wheaty undertones.

Mouthfeel is pretty spot on. Slightly spritzy but smooth with a very pleasantly dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 03:01:19 | More by Ian_B
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atpca

California

4/5  rDev -7.6%

06-24-2014 05:02:29 | More by atpca
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes from 4/14

A- Pours a slightly less than clear pale hay color. It is capped with a finger of white bubbles that dissipates quickly to a collar that maintains well thanks to lots of lively carbonation. A little lacing is left on the glass.

S- The Primary Aroma is bubble gum and Belgian candi-sugar. Mild tartness, grapes, some dry white wine, and some tannins.

T- The flavor is bright and much more tart than expected from the nose. This actually reminds me a lot of an oak aged saison like Surette. White wine grapes, Belgian yeast, and a good bit of oakiness.

M- The mouth feel is a bit thin, but has great carbonation. It finishes extremely dry.

O- Overall this is a very good sour blonde, but nothing incredible. This would be a good intro to sour beers, especially for converting wine drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 04:13:03 | More by SadMachine
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BillKuhnel

New York

5/5  rDev +15.5%

06-23-2014 17:19:50 | More by BillKuhnel
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

06-23-2014 00:40:34 | More by mltobin
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NeilFlaiz

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-22-2014 19:47:03 | More by NeilFlaiz
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sandlansd

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%

06-22-2014 13:35:38 | More by sandlansd
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-22-2014 04:33:44 | More by PatGreer
Sanctification from Russian River Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,867 ratings.