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Supplication - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
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3,943 Ratings
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Ratings: 3943
Reviews: 1278
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 9.21%


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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davey101

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Batch 062212. 375ml bottle into a tulip glass. Huge thanks to WesM63, this is a huge want of mine!

A - Pours a clear dark ruby body. Lots of rising carbonation and one finger of off white foam. Minimal lacing and retention.

S - Cherries, oak, vanilla, red wine, and some tart vinegar. Quite nice.

T - Tart cherries and oak. A bit of vinegar and moldy cheese with a long sour finish. Not very well balanced and a bit harsh. Aftertaste is clean with a lasting acetic bite. Not quite at the level of a flanders our bruin. Super sour and just a bit jumbled when it comes to the flavors

M - Crisp and lively, medium bodied.

O - Super sour with a nice cherry presence, but this one did not live up to the hype for me. Glad to have had the chance to try it though.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 03:28:12 | More by davey101
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Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 3,943 ratings.