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Beatification - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,938 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,938
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2,701
Gots: 439 | FT: 33
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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emdawg

New York

5/5  rDev +9.4%

12-08-2012 17:29:12 | More by emdawg
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Luk13

Quebec (Canada)

4.6/5  rDev +0.7%

Bottle. Deep hazy golden like the tipical Cantillon. Minimal head though. Aroma is barnyard, brett and leather but also very fruity (mango, oranges and apricot). Very wild and expressive. Taste is citrusy tart, but not very dry. It reminds me of a lemon pie with candied zests. Lemon is puckering but sweetness lingers in the aftertaste. Slight musty feel. It sure ain't a perfect beer but it taste goddamn good. It feels almost like a pure lambic and is definitly one step ahead from the regular american wild. I slightly prefer Temptation to this one, but it deifnitly hit the spot in its category.

12-08-2012 05:29:04 | More by Luk13
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CCC

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

12-07-2012 01:51:02 | More by CCC
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4.43/5  rDev -3.1%

Batch 5. Tulip glass. Wedding beer.

A: Pours a pale gold, with a few cms of white head, fizzling quickly to a persistent ring.

S: Sweet and funky stone fruit, lots of toasted oak, orange tangerine, like a delicious sweet and sour candy. Big and enticing aroma.

T: Sweet and sour candy, a moderate mouth-puckering sourness. A little fruit and oak barrel are detectable but the other flavors dominate it.

M: Medium body and medium light carbonation, creamy body.

O: Beautiful aroma, tasty, and good drinkability which is limited mostly by the level of sourness.

12-05-2012 06:16:11 | More by pmarlowe
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giants24

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-30-2012 19:36:24 | More by giants24
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.68/5  rDev +2.4%

Big thank you to rrryanc and ArchEnemyBrew for both getting me a bottle of this, a huge want. Batch 5.

Appearance. Pours a clear, rich yellow gold with two fingers of bubbly white head that fades pretty quickly.

Smell. Strong woody funk and leather with traces of melons, apples, white wine and a touch of honey.

Taste. Really sour, tart lemon juice and cider vinegar with some leathery funk and musty, dank old wood. There's even a slight saltiness going on. Very, very nice (despite this description).

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body with medium+ lively but smooth carbonation.

Overall. An awesome brew. Very sour and really delicious. Enjoying it immensely!

11-28-2012 02:22:31 | More by Rutager
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Good_Trader

Viet Nam

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-27-2012 16:01:15 | More by Good_Trader
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Durb777

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-26-2012 17:07:32 | More by Durb777
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gpawned

Illinois

4/5  rDev -12.5%

11-23-2012 05:35:15 | More by gpawned
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LockeSD

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-20-2012 20:48:20 | More by LockeSD
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2012 08:21:52 | More by Anonymous1
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surlytheduff

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-13-2012 18:18:16 | More by surlytheduff
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funkyaudio

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-12-2012 03:35:35 | More by funkyaudio
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EricCioe

Montana

4.25/5  rDev -7%

11-11-2012 16:04:43 | More by EricCioe
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stealth

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +9.4%

Batch 5 from a tulip. Holy amazeballs this is an awesome beer.

Beautiful gold brew. Tart, funky, earthy aroma. Sour, sour, sour. Citrus, funk. Dry finish that leaves me salivating for more.

I wish this was easier to acquire, but well worth trading for. Certainly at the top of my list of favorites.

11-08-2012 08:49:51 | More by stealth
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4/5  rDev -12.5%

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dave122382

Michigan

1/5  rDev -78.1%

11-07-2012 02:21:29 | More by dave122382
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Auztan

Illinois

4/5  rDev -12.5%

11-06-2012 17:49:06 | More by Auztan
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -7%

11-06-2012 03:39:39 | More by sjstraub
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birchstick

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-06-2012 02:22:15 | More by birchstick
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -7%

11-03-2012 02:42:38 | More by tbone1384
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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

4.48/5  rDev -2%

Thanks beerzebub, Jonathan, for bringing this beer that I should have tasted long ago. Batch 5.

The beer pours a nice straw yellow colored body with not much head other than a bone white ring.

The smell and taste have a beautiful elegant sourness that has a really nice roundness to it somehow as well. A mix of lighter fruits like white grape, apricot, pear. Really beautiful taste, almost like a fine chapagne with a big wild yeast note, really nice.

Effervescent and bubbly feel, very elegant once again. This is so balanced and great.

Awesome stuff.

11-03-2012 02:25:41 | More by Dreadnaught33
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Mister_Joshy

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

11-02-2012 05:25:12 | More by Mister_Joshy
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chippo33

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-02-2012 00:28:35 | More by chippo33
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Swonkie

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -7%

10-28-2012 19:59:57 | More by Swonkie
Beatification from Russian River Brewing Company
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