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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,504 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,504
Reviews: 1,020
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,308
Gots: 1,104 | 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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rwmiscik

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

Amazing beer. Russian River proves to be the best American sour producer there is with ever sour they make. Consecration is an amazingly well crafted beer and Vinnie has one of the greatest palates ever to be able to taste this beer out of the barrel and know whether it is time to bottle it yet. Consecration blows my mind every time I drink a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2011 15:52:42 | More by rwmiscik
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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,504 ratings.