Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company
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Ratings: 3,603 | Reviews: 1,026 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by TruePerception:
4.46/5 rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)
Russian River Consecration: wild ale aged in cab barrels with currants added, aged 4 to 8 months, 10% ABV, popped with a smoky haze, soda-like carbonation, head fades instantly to nothing; Appearance: deep reddish brown with dark sediment, constantly rising bubbles; Smell: grape must sourness upon opening bottle, lots of sourness, dark grapes, tart cherry, tartaric acid, currant, hint of lime, faint woody note; Taste/Mouthfeel: very complex, starts out with a sharp acid and Acerola cherry (short, yet strong), followed by a big fruity Cabernet dryness with pronounced leather as it passes the front of the tongue, finish for this overaps next flavor set, finally banana peel and more bright acid, which finishes slowly, long and low; really good.
Poured into a pint glass.
Serving type: bottle
09-01-2013 17:57:45 | More by TruePerception
More User Reviews:
5/5 rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Like Supplication on steroids, you get flavors of cherries, oak, chocolate, cognac and sour citrus with a deep, caramelly malt backdrop. Appearance is a deep, dark amber with almost no light penetration or head. Thick, chewy mouthfeel and a deep, vinous smell. Worth over penny. A perfect beer.
Serving type: on-tap
07-30-2014 06:59:29 | More by Antnego
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,603 ratings.