1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Beatification - Russian River Brewing Company

Not Rated.
BeatificationBeatification

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,864 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,864
Reviews: 502
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 2,662
Gots: 438 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,864 | Reviews: 502 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by SurlyDuff:
Photo of SurlyDuff
SurlyDuff

Oregon

4.55/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this wonderful ale at their pup. Pours a light apricot gold with some suspended particulation.

Great lactic and tart wild brett funk right off the bat. Lemon and grassy citrus.

Oak and some wonderful layers of barnyard and slight bandaid rubber. It's acidic and tart, with the malt barely to be seen. The carbonation is not quite champagne quality, but it's tingly and satisfying. Crisp tart apples in here too. Slight sulphurous match, but other than that quite clean and flawless. Yum! The little snifter half-pint was gone before I knew it.

Serving type: on-tap

08-31-2009 15:40:34 | More by SurlyDuff
More User Reviews:
Photo of Austin_M
Austin_M

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-25-2014 21:26:56 | More by Austin_M
Photo of JeffNev
JeffNev

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -17.8%

07-25-2014 19:50:51 | More by JeffNev
Photo of uncccegr
uncccegr

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-25-2014 04:03:57 | More by uncccegr
Photo of Johnny_Danger
Johnny_Danger

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -12.3%

07-25-2014 01:09:03 | More by Johnny_Danger
Photo of bluesfortheredsun
bluesfortheredsun

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-24-2014 23:02:18 | More by bluesfortheredsun
Photo of PaulsBrew
PaulsBrew

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-24-2014 00:33:00 | More by PaulsBrew
Photo of michaeljstraub
michaeljstraub

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-23-2014 16:43:15 | More by michaeljstraub
Photo of raleigh_blue
raleigh_blue

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-23-2014 14:42:18 | More by raleigh_blue
Photo of HoppyBastard2
HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-22-2014 01:54:55 | More by HoppyBastard2
Photo of terraism
terraism

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-22-2014 01:09:41 | More by terraism
Photo of tywhite
tywhite

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -17.8%

07-21-2014 18:55:23 | More by tywhite
Photo of dantezeull
dantezeull

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.6%

07-21-2014 16:42:29 | More by dantezeull
Photo of the-gobbler
the-gobbler

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -12.3%

07-21-2014 15:29:34 | More by the-gobbler
Photo of Patlee3324
Patlee3324

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-20-2014 09:14:05 | More by Patlee3324
Photo of Beernoobie
Beernoobie

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

07-20-2014 03:54:06 | More by Beernoobie
Photo of caseyoharaa
caseyoharaa

California

5/5  rDev +9.6%

07-19-2014 23:22:43 | More by caseyoharaa
Photo of HOPSareKey
HOPSareKey

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.6%

07-18-2014 05:43:46 | More by HOPSareKey
Photo of reyna311
reyna311

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2014 19:11:45 | More by reyna311
Photo of danwho
danwho

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-15-2014 21:14:52 | More by danwho
Photo of CaptainPancakes
CaptainPancakes

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-15-2014 19:22:30 | More by CaptainPancakes
Photo of mattsdenney
mattsdenney

Tennessee

4.2/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Unexpected gift from a friend in California. Bottle dated 9/11/13, a little over 10 months old.

Pours with very little head. Hazy, light yellow in color. Smells fresh and tart. Fruity, flowery, and hints of vanilla. Wow, this is sour. What I get after that initial pucker is fresh citrus, earthiness, and a smooth vanilla oak aftertaste. This is one of the most flavorful beers I've ever had. The mouthfeel is light and bubbly. The natural fermentation yields a perfect feel. Overall I'm really impressed with this beer and I'm not a huge fan of sours. This is one of the best I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 02:19:17 | More by mattsdenney
Photo of BigBlueShep
BigBlueShep

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-14-2014 20:10:38 | More by BigBlueShep
Photo of farnold
farnold

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-14-2014 19:10:11 | More by farnold
Photo of myersk27
myersk27

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

07-14-2014 17:54:28 | More by myersk27
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Beatification from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,864 ratings.