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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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3,619 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,619
Reviews: 1,028
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,339
Gots: 1,130 | FT: 78
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian-style dark ale aged in American oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels with currants.

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 10-31-2008)
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Arenbeer

Connecticut

4.3/5  rDev -4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12.7floz bottle into a tulip glass

Batch 006

A- Pours a beautiful dark reddish brown with 1 finger of off white head that sizzles away quickly due to tons of carbonation.

S- Lots of funk/lactic notes front from all the different wild yeasts, also some cherry and currant notes as well. Definitely getting some darker grain aroma's in the background with slight vinous notes as well. The barrels come through but don't overpower and blend perfectly. Nice and complex

T- Just like the aroma. Funky barnyard and tart sourness up front and with a good amount of musty oak. The currants create a nice fruit profile and also getting lots of cherry with slight vinous grape flavors. Hard to put my finger on everything

M- Medium bodied with champagne like carbonation and a nice tart sour finish that drys the mouth making you want more and more.

SkÅL!

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2011 02:59:17 | More by Arenbeer
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taste is cherries, slight vanilla and oak. Lots of barrel. Some musty Ness. Pretty tart.
Mouthfeel is medium to thin. Pretty crisp and not much lingering flavor.
overall it's a great example of a sour ale. We'll balanced and unique.

Serving type: bottle

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
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