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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,619 Ratings
THE BROS
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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jamie2dope

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A 375 bottle courtesy of my buddy Steve on the West Coast (who is drinking Younger as this is being typed). Poured gently in to a Duvel glass, there isn't much heading here, though the color is nice. It is almost Dubbel-ish, coming out a murky rose color. Nose is full of tart fruit, strawberry, raspberry, sour funk, and a hint of dark chocolate. Mild sourness hits the palate at first, with an aftertaste of juicy stone fruit to round things out. Alcohol is nowhere ti be found on this one. Mouthfeel is medium, with the sourness always present, but never overbearing. The balance here is incredible, as is the case with pretty much all RR beers I have tasted. RR makes the wine of the beer world IMO, except more textured and delicious than most wines I have encountered. Russian River, please come to Massachusetts soon. Cheers

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 02:33:50 | More by jamie2dope
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Appearance is maroon and slightly hazy with minimal head.
aroma is cherries, oak, dark fruit and musty funk
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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