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Beatification - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,860 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,860
Reviews: 502
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 2,660
Gots: 437 | FT: 34
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hopsaplenty on 01-25-2006)
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BradLikesBrew

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Batch #2

Can't thank Troy enough for this extremely generous gift.

Between my new job and our wedding anniversary, today seems like the perfect day to pull this one out of the cellar end enjoy it with the wife.

A faint pop as I remove the cork. The white head is fleeting, leaving a cloudy golden body. Looks like a saison, but with a smaller head.

Apple cider vinegar, tropical fruit brett; a sour, funky aroma.

One of the most complex American beers I have ever tasted. Pineapple, lemon juice, brett, lactic acid, no real oak flavor. Deep fruit notes combine with a complex sourness. Up there with the best Belgian Lambics as far as I'm concerned. Can't put it into words, just fantastic.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2011 23:59:35 | More by BradLikesBrew
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Beatification from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,860 ratings.