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Beatification - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

1,611 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1611
Reviews: 495
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 8.99%


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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Callenak

California

4.8/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I tasted both the 001 and the PH1 side by side to see how they matched up together. The differences are subtle but they are there. If you were to taste them a couple weeks apart, you probably wouldn't be able to decipher any differences though.

001
Pours a nice golden color. A distinct murkiness to it. Beautiful white head on it that never goes away.

Not to much on the nose. Definitely get the tartness and the carbonation. Smells of oak and fruitiness.

Incredible tasting beer. Of course the tartness hits you first. But not overpowering. I've had a hand few sour beers, and the tartness on this one was by far the most balanced. Not like the Cuvee Rene that your puckering for 10 minutes after you drink it. Oak flavoring, but not to powerful either. A slight taste of cherries too.

PH1
Of course many similarities between the two. The major differences though, are it pours slightly darker than the 001. Side by side, you can tell. The PH1 seems to have more initial carbonation, but does not keep the head retention of the 001. Not much difference in the nose between the two. The PH1 has a more profound tartness to it. Stays on the tongue much longer than the 001. A longer, more sourer, aftertaste.

I may be in the minority on this, but I preferred the 001 over the PH1. They are both absolutely amazing beers, and I do enjoy sour beers. I just preferred the fact that sourness dissipated on the tongue quicker on the 001 than the PH1, allowing you to pull the other amazing flavors from the beer. I've had a pretty wide selection of Russian River beers, and besides the Pliny's, this has been by far my favorite to come from them. You'd do well to try and get some of these.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2006 15:06:04 | More by Callenak
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Beatification from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,611 ratings.