Compunction - Russian River Brewing Company
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Ratings: 170 | Reviews: 78 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by flexabull:
4.55/5 rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I feel lucky that I got to try this last night.
Beer pours a crisp gold color with a faint head.
Aromas are dusty, tart, and with a fair sour fruitiness.
Reminds me of a lighter Supplication. It has a more dry flavor then Supplication. But it still has a very sour fruity character. It's certainly dry, as mentioned before. .. and it finishes with a tart, dusty, and with a puckering quality. Another complex and well put together Russian River Wild Ale.
Mouthfeel is top notch. Every time I try a Russian River beer, I am always reminded at how full and thick they feel in your mouth. Excellent!
Drinkability is WAY up there. This one easily competes with Temptation and Supplication. Great stuff!
Serving type: on-tap
05-07-2007 04:21:04 | More by flexabull
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4/5 rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at Toronado SF, part of a Russian River take over on 2/12/13. Review is from notes. 6oz pour into a stemmed tulip.
The beer pours a nice soft lemon color, bits of straw and gold, slight chill haze, lots of bubbles rising to the top of the glass, a small fizzy white head sits atop the beer but recedes immediately and leaves no lacing. The aroma is nice, light hazy grain, funky hay, light citrus, tart fruit character, possibly the pluot? I'm not that familiar with pluots, it has some apricot character to it, but not getting any plum. The aroma is nice and easy, but the fruit is a bit faded and muted, but inviting. On the tongue there is light citrus and some soft fuzz fruit flesh, again, must be pluot, funky brett character, light vinegar and some pale grain at the finish. It's easy to drink, refreshing and lively, but the fruit seems a bit muted. The body is juicy and full, less lively than expected with lower carbonation, a bit of a funky dry finish.
Verdict: A good sour from Russian River, but sub standard in comparison to many of their creations. I enjoyed drinking this, but wouldn't choose it again over their standard trio of sours.
Serving type: on-tap
02-14-2013 18:31:48 | More by kevanb
Compunction from Russian River Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.