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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,598 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,598
Reviews: 1,025
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,339
Gots: 1,127 | 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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Honus1

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-17-2012 04:03:33 | More by Honus1
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ScottP

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-16-2012 22:38:03 | More by ScottP
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mbixler

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

12-16-2012 17:48:53 | More by mbixler
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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-16-2012 05:15:10 | More by teddyarrowhead
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HopJack

Kansas

4/5  rDev -10.7%

12-16-2012 03:07:18 | More by HopJack
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Hatzilla

California

4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark brown, mostly clear body, head settles quickly. Smells sour and funky. Tastes sour and has nice notes of currants and Cabernet Sauvignon. Palate is alive and bubbly. Overall much better than the first time I tried this 3 years ago. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2012 01:13:03 | More by Hatzilla
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mchen

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

12-16-2012 00:02:33 | More by mchen
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NickT1218

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-14-2012 04:24:43 | More by NickT1218
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Drucifer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

12-13-2012 16:25:07 | More by Drucifer
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Treb0R

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

12-13-2012 16:03:22 | More by Treb0R
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

12-13-2012 05:11:04 | More by MarkyMOD
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Kaymord


5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-12-2012 22:33:24 | More by Kaymord
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RashyGrillCook

California

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-12-2012 01:18:14 | More by RashyGrillCook
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

12-11-2012 19:47:22 | More by mendvicdog
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-11-2012 15:00:11 | More by waddellc2
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mobius387

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

12-09-2012 22:16:50 | More by mobius387
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

12-09-2012 17:46:41 | More by weaselchew
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ACY73

California

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-09-2012 16:43:09 | More by ACY73
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Bubbles

California

4/5  rDev -10.7%

12-08-2012 20:40:26 | More by Bubbles
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emdawg

New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

12-08-2012 17:31:11 | More by emdawg
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-07-2012 22:00:19 | More by WiscoBrewsco
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switzer

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-07-2012 18:28:01 | More by switzer
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enelson

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-06-2012 13:56:36 | More by enelson
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MrVonzipper

California

3.98/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, tawny-amber color with a bubbly eggshell colored head. Average retention and spotty lace.

Smells of lemonheads and cherry clan like most of RR sours but this is heavier on the cherry side. A touch or tart Chardonnay as well.

Taste is much different than the other RR sours and opposes the nose. Quite the variation of flavor ranging from Chardonnay and wet horse blanket to mildly tart cherries and finishing with a dry wheat like character.

Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation. Pretty dry yet fairly tacky.

Overall this is far better than I thought it'd be. Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 10:53:29 | More by MrVonzipper
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mateuszekxxpl

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6%

12-06-2012 00:52:50 | More by mateuszekxxpl
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,598 ratings.