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Deviation - Bottleworks 9th Anniversary - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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world-class

241 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 6.7%
Wants: 619
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
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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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

03-08-2014 03:40:06 | More by millerbuffoon
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-08-2014 00:22:41 | More by WillCarrera
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drummermattie02

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-10-2014 14:32:35 | More by drummermattie02
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tjmodica

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

02-10-2014 10:04:48 | More by tjmodica
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

02-10-2014 04:23:24 | More by BeerHunter76
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-30-2014 00:55:20 | More by mdaschaf
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chippo33

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

01-12-2014 09:18:02 | More by chippo33
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

12-07-2013 13:30:12 | More by ncaudle
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-16-2013 16:36:27 | More by Anonymous1
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

11-16-2013 01:41:33 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

11-05-2013 18:33:12 | More by baybum
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

10-27-2013 16:05:17 | More by ShanePB
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FeDUBBELFIST

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -13.6%

10-26-2013 17:39:58 | More by FeDUBBELFIST
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

4.95/5  rDev +6.9%

Opened last night with friends along side some other outstanding beers but this one was the high point of the night for me.

Bottle opened with a nice pop, very well carbed. Poured a golden color with a small white head ( was a fairly small pour so it didn't kick up to much foam). The smell was acidic with definite funky cheese notes. The taste was sour and surprisingly bright for a 5 year old American Wild Ale. The mouthfeel was light and well carbonated. Overall this was tied with beat b3 for the best beer of the night. Beat out cable car 2012 DDG b1 and b2. The Russian rivers beat out lost abbey the whole night.

10-20-2013 20:46:52 | More by rowingbrewer
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JOrtt

California

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

09-14-2013 16:29:20 | More by JOrtt
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CityofBals

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

09-12-2013 02:32:18 | More by CityofBals
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BobbysLiquors

California

5/5  rDev +8%

08-22-2013 08:57:49 | More by BobbysLiquors
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rdespain

Washington

5/5  rDev +8%

08-15-2013 04:37:02 | More by rdespain
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chase2634

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-03-2013 12:47:30 | More by chase2634
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Smurf2055

Washington

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-03-2013 03:30:36 | More by Smurf2055
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-08-2013 10:34:31 | More by jmarsh123
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ridglens

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-06-2013 23:32:28 | More by ridglens
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.09/5  rDev -11.7%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy deep orange. Tiny head.

Smell - Sharp lactic acid. Some lemon and hay. Slight acetic note.

Taste - Nice lactic acid. Citrus sourness. Hay. A little lambicky. Grainy. Funky and a little peppery.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation.

Overall - This is still really good. Impressive for an American sour.

07-02-2013 01:45:22 | More by Alieniloquium
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BucketBoy

Pennsylvania

4.65/5  rDev +0.4%

Review from notes from the original time I had this. Brought a bottle received from draheim (thank you!) to my first epic Philly tasting 3-26-11 to share with some great BAs. Sad everyone has moved away. I had this again a couple months ago (thanks Chris) and it was still drinking splendidly.

L - Golden copper glowing sour with a frothy, almost pink sand 1/2" head that receds to nothing but cotton candy wispss of lace atop the beer and freckled bubbles spatting my chalice.

S - Typical RR funk mingles with vanilla oak, lemon cream, fresh chopped wood, apple cider, apple cider vinegar, some fresh berries, and a hint of oxidation.

T - Wow, so good! Much like the nose, with so much going on. Apple cider and apple cider vinegar, fresh cut wood, lemon and lemon oil, buttery chardonnay, hint of vanilla, strawberry and strawberry wine vinegar. Just lovely!

M - Just right - nice carbonation, soft tannins, gentle and smooth, with a clean, clear finish.

O - Fantastic stuff! The quintessential American Wild - complex yet eminently approachable, luxurious, super drinkable, and clearly special.

06-30-2013 18:39:16 | More by BucketBoy
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4.43/5  rDev -4.3%

I cannot thank jedwards enough for bringing this back from his Seattle cellar and sharing. Pours a burnt orange hue with a slight haze. Head is a quarter inch, frothy and bright white and eventually dissipates into a semi-consistent skim. Nose expresses citrus, a salty quality and cork. Taste consistent with nose with the addition of some medicinal notes - nicely tart and full of character. Mouthfeel is lively, tartly acidic and bright. Overall, I am so glad to have had the good fortune to revisit this beer again. The first time I had it, I chose not to rate it because I knew I couldn't do it justice. What I can say now is that this is one of the best, if not the best, American Wilds I've ever had and it has held up surprisingly well.

06-10-2013 23:51:36 | More by Jwale73
Deviation - Bottleworks 9th Anniversary from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.