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Supplication - Russian River Brewing Company

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4,400 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,400
Reviews: 1,303
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2,056
Gots: 1,322 | FT: 81
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brown Ale aged in used Pinot Noir barrels from local Sonoma County wineries. It is aged for about 12 months with sour cherries, brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus added to each barrel. Flavors from the cherries, Pinot Noir and oak balance each other nicely with a little funk from the brett.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2005)
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Jef59

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4.53/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - a deep red-orange with a half inch of white head. The head leaves a lot of delicate thready lacing.

S - smells of cherries and tangy berries with a little wheat.

T - Let me start by saying that I love beer, and I love wine, so this is what heaven is like. Upon the first sip, my tastebuds were submerged into a vinous nirvana of sour cherries, and wheat. As I continued, flavors of berries and jam complimented hints of vanilla with a citrus-like zing and some spice.

M/D - This is like the best of both worlds! It has the rich thickness or wine and the carbonation of beer. A little heavy but I would definitely go for another.

This is one of those beers that you run into that just completely changes your appreciation for beer. Out of all the beers I have had, this is my favorite.

Serving type: on-tap

09-14-2010 23:51:54 | More by Jef59
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A: Pours a dark copper with a heavy red tint and a little less than a finger of head that reduces quickly and leaves no collar or lacing.
S: I get the funk and cherries up front, with the Pinot noir in the background complimenting very nicely. Smells crisp and refreshing.
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Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
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