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Sanctification - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,160 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,160
Reviews: 572
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 1,079
Gots: 661 | FT: 42
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: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

375ml bottle poured into a tulip.
Batch 006, $14.99 in PA

Appearance
Pale gold with a short white head that dissipates quickly. It's extremely clear for a Wild Ale. Only a few drops of yeast swim around like jellyfish.

Nose
Pear, golden delicious apple, apple cider, white wine and a touch of vinegar. Smells very juicy.

Taste
Slight tartness on the front of the tongue with very juicy flavors. White grape, pear, apple cider, green apple and some lemon. Light notes of white wine vinegar. The back end gets extremely dry with leather and a musty funk. Tons of white oak in the finish.

Mouthfeel
Light bodied, crisp, dry and refreshing.

Overall
This is like drinking two different beers at the same time. The front end is incredibly juicy and fruity while the back end dries up quickly with oak and funk. Light tartness. Easy drinking and refreshing. Very nice!

justintcoons, Jan 19, 2013
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Sanctification from Russian River Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,160 ratings.