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Sanctification - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,251 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,251
Reviews: 574
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,087
Gots: 677 | FT: 47
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

375 mL (12.68 oz.) bottle purchased at 1 West Dupont in NW D.C., bottle date 01/28/2014, poured into my small Tired Hands glass and drank over 30 minutes

A: 3/3 - golden-yellow coloration, moderate clarity for style (but could not read or see through), initial 1 finger soapy white head settles into a subtle glass lacing, moderate carbonation with tight white bubbles arising from the bottom of the glass, moderate alcohol legs

S: 10/12 - big admixture of citrus fruit - lemon peel, key lime, and apricot - and sour - acetic, barnyard and tart - notes; no detectable hops, malts, or flaws

T: 18/20 - on first sip, there 's an intense tart/funk with complex fruit flavors in the background - lemon, lime, ripe pear; in the middle of the mouth, some of the oak and starts to pop; there's a barely detectable malt character; little detectable hops or alcohol; finishes dry

M: 4/5 - high carbonation, high drinkability (as expected for the low alcohol), just a little thin, which is why I detracted a point

T: 9/10 - another winning RR sour; although expensive, $30/bottle in the greater Washington D.C. area, this is definitely worth your investment for now and later as it will probably only develop more tartness with time

TOTAL - 44/50

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Sanctification from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,251 ratings.