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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

3,491 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,491
Reviews: 1,019
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,304
Gots: 1,101 | FT: 74
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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vic21234

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Batch 7 bottle, corked and caged, poured into a snifter.

A- Pours a clear dark reddish color. About a finger's worth of white head forms but quickly disappears. Foam lingers along the rim of the glass. It appears very carbonated and bubbly, there is a bubble volcano type thing going on in the top center of the glass.

S- Smells like wine basically, with the smell of alcohol. I smell hints of grapes and berries too.

T- Tastes of unripened grapes and cherries. The sour taste comes toward the end, which is very refreshing and not overpowering.

M- Light and carbonated, nice aftertaste. Very easy drinking.

This is a style I'm just getting into. This is a great example of an American wild/ sour. The way I can describe it is it's like drinking a glass half full of wine and half beer. A very interesting beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2012 01:10:42 | More by vic21234
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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,491 ratings.