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Supplication - Russian River Brewing Company

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4,345 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,345
Reviews: 1,298
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2,045
Gots: 1,303 | FT: 80
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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joel_j

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4/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had this from a bottle at Hawthorne's, in Philadelphia.

A: Average appearance. Light colored, golden yellow, nothing extraordinary here.

S: Bitter and raw. Pungent. Smells like one would expect this beer to smell. Definitely some fruit in there, but as usual my senses were overwhelmed by the sour smell.

T: Taste takes a few sips to get used to. But when I did, it was great. Bitter, sour, but enjoyable. Not sour enough to make me pucker up, but definitely had the taste profile I expected.

M: Good. Nothing special here.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2013 13:51:27 | More by joel_j
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Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 4,345 ratings.