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Supplication - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,814 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,814
Reviews: 1,319
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 2,156
Gots: 1,447 | FT: 93
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.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Rusty brown, somewhat milky, only thin traces of lacing.

S: Bracing sourness, sweet cherry, hints of funk. Direct, bold, and precise.

T: Great puckering sourness, although I would be fine with a little more. Cherry is predominant, but I get some darker fruit laced throughout, surely a result of the pinot noir barreling. There is faint but noticeable yeast funk that might add some tartness, but also gives it an earthiness that grounds it a bit.

M: Light, not smooth but no abrasive carbonation either. It does leave a bit of a gritty feel on my tongue and teeth, but only slightly.

O: Simply put, this beer is incredible. Assertive sourness with straightforward yet nuanced flavors. Care, craftsmanship, intelligence, and quality has gone into this, and the result is one of the best beers in any category. I can't say enough good things about it.

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Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 4,814 ratings.