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Supplication - Russian River Brewing Company

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4,570 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 4,570
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2,099
Gots: 1,372 | FT: 90
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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ndak

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

12-03-2011 00:46:31 | More by ndak
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -21.7%

Thanks go out to nn8dietz for picking this beer up for me.

I like the faitnly hazey ochre color to this brew. Two finger, bone colored head that recedes to a nice thick film of foam. Bubbling is unimpressive.

The aroma is a tart, cherry hint added to a sherry wine through and through. Add some young, Granny Smith apple skins to that as well. The malt bill has only a little whole grain white bread crust to the aforementioned aroma. I do seem to get a soft woddy not here and there as well. There seems to be a smokey note slinking around as well.

I taste super ripe cherry pie, crust and filling. Then tart, viney toasted Wonder bread crust and slightly fermented wine grapes.

The palate has no indication of aging in my opinion. Except for maybe this beer would more tart if it wasn't aged.

12-02-2011 22:26:15 | More by scruffwhor
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

5/5  rDev +9.4%

12-02-2011 19:31:37 | More by Beerontwowheels
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SpillyBeers

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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BrlyHpsWtrYst

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

12-02-2011 15:16:23 | More by BrlyHpsWtrYst
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guajolote

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

12-02-2011 03:37:39 | More by guajolote
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VAbdoyan

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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Bmoyer0301

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.4%

12-01-2011 19:34:11 | More by Bmoyer0301
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Kevlee722

Washington

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

12-01-2011 18:44:17 | More by Kevlee722
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Captainren

Michigan

5/5  rDev +9.4%

12-01-2011 14:58:38 | More by Captainren
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teamizm

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

12-01-2011 06:10:22 | More by teamizm
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musicman575

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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randylangford

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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Daveychu

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-30-2011 20:47:03 | More by Daveychu
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MrBURTON55

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-30-2011 16:31:19 | More by MrBURTON55
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wtfuggles

Missouri

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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schwee

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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ksherry112

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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HeavyTaste

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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ipafool

Oregon

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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arjaygee

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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leonardoh03

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-29-2011 05:42:02 | More by leonardoh03
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Patchmaster

Indiana

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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jfstilling

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-29-2011 00:20:24 | More by jfstilling
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kansascitytrader

Kansas

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-29-2011 00:10:43 | More by kansascitytrader
Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 4,570 ratings.