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Sanctification - Russian River Brewing Company

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1,895 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,895
Reviews: 569
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1,038
Gots: 600 | FT: 36
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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03-02-2013 03:04:54 | More by deac83
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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hawks10

Illinois

4.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Batch 005 - Bottled December 1st, 2010 - Poured into a Russian River stemmed glass.

Pours a mostly clear dark straw yellow with one finger of bright white soapy head.

Nice light tart aromas up front mixed in with a more prominent spicy wet hay like funk. Smells light and inviting, like it's waiting for you, wanting to quench your thirst.

Taste closely matches the nose. Tart but not overwhelmingly so with a drying and slightly spiced finish. The funk is there but it is balanced very well with the tartness.

Medium bodied, a bit heavier than expected with a lively feel. A bit of a dry and spicy taste lingers.

Overall a very good beer. Easy to drink but not boring, nice layers of complex flavors make this one a top notch American Wild Ale.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2013 00:43:26 | More by hawks10
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Illinois

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02-27-2013 20:20:47 | More by owend
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Illinois

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California

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California

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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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California

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steeb

California

3.93/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: hazy golden with a nice thick fluffy head

S: sour, slight funk, some fruit like peaches

T: about the same as the smell, slight tartness on the forefront and a slight funk on the end

M: medium bodied, with some lingering qualities

O: A decent Russian river beer. Nowhere near as bad as New Belgiam's Brett Beer. Very nice balance between funk and tart.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 06:34:07 | More by steeb
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Samuel906

California

3.91/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very cool, unique beer here. This brew pours hazy, light amber with some sediment and a very thin head. Smell is mostly of yeast and bretts, with some grapefruit, pear and apple. You can smell just how tart this beer is, and the taste is there to match. Tons of citrus (predominantly lemon and lime), tart and crisp, very refreshing served very cold. Fairly dry, and not overly acidic. Very light with tons of carbonation. Stimulates every taste receptor in your mouth and makes you salivate. Super clean finish, just leaves you wanting more. A little pricey, but super drinkable... this is a new favorite.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 04:47:10 | More by Samuel906
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Sanctification from Russian River Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,895 ratings.