Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company
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Reviews by cfrances33:
4.25/5 rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
On tap at Good Dog Bar in Philly on 7/6/12. Served in a wide mouth tulip.
Pour: Reddish copper with no head at all. Decent carbonation.
Smell: Funky cherries all the way. Some must, but really the cherries dominate.
Taste: Tart cherries and hay must. Cabernet oakiness provides a woody aspect.
Mouthfeel: Slick and oily, much like a cabernet. Not overly sour, but tart for sure.
Overall: Good, but probably my least favorite of the RR sours I have so far (sanctification > supplication > consecration)
Serving type: on-tap
07-31-2012 17:07:28 | More by cfrances33
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4.76/5 rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
From tap to tulip glass
Poured at Blind Lady Ale House, San Diego
This was my conversion sour years ago and I've lost my review, so I figured I quickly reassess my opinion of one of the most coveted beers out there. After going through a couple sips, I think I may have actually underrated the beer. Thinking about all the other sour beers out there, this one is just different...slightly sweeter, oakier, more complex.
A: Cola-like in color with a red hue, the small head leaves sticky lacing all over the glass.
S: The huge bouquet yields notes of of grapes and cherries, oak and raspberries. White pepper and a touch of booze are also notes. Yeasty funk lingers around the edges of the bouquet.
T: The brew has a lot if vino descriptors, which I suspect was the intention. Berries and citrusy acid at the front of palate. Jammy, tart, a little boozy, with drying oak and vinous aspects. Plenty of malty sweetness in this one, carrying through a long and a long and balanced finish.
M: Light and refreshing on the palate, with a little more viscosity than your average wild ale.
Serving type: on-tap
07-26-2014 05:15:10 | More by rand
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,587 ratings.