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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,993 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,993
Reviews: 1,042
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1,383
Gots: 1,256 | FT: 85
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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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

sobeleg, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.9%

dtivp, Oct 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

Clarkson, Oct 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

Nose: dark dried fruit – figs and prunes, earthiness, slight funk, lemon.
Deep mahogany body with a slight chill haze.
Palate: tart, dark dried fruit some faint grape notes, cherry, currants, with some malt in the background.
Medium body and medium high fine, soft carbonation.
Tart fruit flavors linger long through the finish into the aftertaste.

pat61, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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5/5  rDev +11.4%

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AD17, Oct 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Pours a purple/brown with little to no head. Smells very sour. Fig, cherry, wet bread. Can't really smell the wine. The taste is very tarte with notes of tobacco, tannins, wine, and an old wooden flavor to finish it off. One of my favorite sours.

BenwayPHD, Oct 13, 2014
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Tamigleo, Oct 10, 2014
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,993 ratings.