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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

3,494 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,494
Reviews: 1,019
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,304
Gots: 1,102 | FT: 75
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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brystmar

Texas

4.7/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

On draft at the RR brewpub.

Dark copper pour, as usual. Consecration really needs to warm up to at least 60 degrees before being consumed. The taste and smell improve tremendously as it warns.

Rich bouquet of Cabernet barrels and Belgian tartness in the nose. Oak in the background. Waiting anxiously for the Glade / RR collaboration for household aroma solutions.

Tart cherries and other fruits start things off. Strong Cabernet flavors bring a wine-like character to this brew. Active body stings your tongue with bubbles. Not sure what else to write -- this is noticeably better on draft, and it's utterly amazing.

I feel so spoiled sitting here and ordering another pour. I'm eternally jealous of you locals who can enjoy this every day.

Serving type: on-tap

11-15-2011 03:05:05 | More by brystmar
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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,494 ratings.