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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

3,621 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,621
Reviews: 1,028
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,339
Gots: 1,131 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: medium brown reddish color with a light creamy colored head unfiltered and full bodied look.
S: so many aromas...black licorice, raspberry, currant, Belgian like yeast, and the sourness comes in the back of the nose.
T: a sour raspberry cocoa blend a bit of nuttiness and like banana at the end.
M/D: crisp and dry like a fine wine never had that from a beer. All this blends together well and creates one very drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2011 01:57:28 | More by Kemmerlin
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overall it's a great example of a sour ale. We'll balanced and unique.

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,621 ratings.