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Deviation - Bottleworks 9th Anniversary - Russian River Brewing Company

Deviation - Bottleworks 9th AnniversaryDeviation - Bottleworks 9th Anniversary

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227 Ratings
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 6.91%


Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.83% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mnapier on 04-02-2008)
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FtownThrowDown

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4.7/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle very generously shared by PWoods!

Pours a dark gold in color. There's a subtle frothy, white bubbly head. I could smell this glass from five feet away. Huge sour, pungent smell. Can't wait to taste it following this smell.
Taste is TART! Wow am I surprised on how tart and sour this tastes. Absolutely incredible. I cannot, with my limited vocabulary, explain this beer and do it any justice. Very nice light lemony flavor. The bugs are completely dominating this beer.
Intensely bitter and tart.
Very nice carbonation and sourness in the mouthfeel. Every facet of this beer is damn near perfect. Huge thanks to Patrick for sharing this gem. This has surpassed my expectations.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2009 18:32:09 | More by FtownThrowDown
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Deviation - Bottleworks 9th Anniversary from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.