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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

3,569 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,569
Reviews: 1,025
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,335
Gots: 1,122 | 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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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

11-12-2012 19:12:43 | More by jacewg
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theGlasstronaut

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

11-12-2012 16:57:24 | More by theGlasstronaut
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

11-12-2012 01:58:05 | More by schopenhauerale
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TidalDave

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6%

11-11-2012 17:23:32 | More by TidalDave
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bvermilion

California

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

11-10-2012 17:39:57 | More by bvermilion
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-10-2012 14:14:09 | More by AdamP
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Batch #7, 375ml bottle poured into HF stemmed glass and split two ways.

A- Pours a reddish slightly purple brown with pretty much no head. Slightly translucent and about average carbonation. Not too much in terms of lacing.

S- Red wine presence contributed by the cabernet sauvignon, grapes, some cherries, a hint of oak, light grap tartness. Fairly aromatic. Well balanced and smells very good for a sour.

T- Tart grapes, cabernet sauvignon wine, a bit of tobacco, some light cherries and other dark fruits, some subtle spices. Finishes with a light tartness and lingering taste of currants.

M- Fairly full bodied for a sour, nice carbonation that plays well with the tartness, very easy drinking, does not feel like 10% at all.

O- This was a very nice sour that had a great wine presence to it. There was a nice fruity tartness to it. It's definitely one of the better sours I've had and I enjoyed it more then the Temptation we had right before this. I highly recommend checking this beer out.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 06:31:32 | More by jaasen64
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +6%

11-09-2012 08:13:38 | More by Dank26
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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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Auztan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -21.9%

11-06-2012 17:53:46 | More by Auztan
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603BeerMe

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +6%

11-05-2012 02:56:24 | More by 603BeerMe
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-05-2012 02:03:17 | More by JasonSiedman
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Fux

France

4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark amber with ruby / mahogany glints. Very much thin foam which quickly fades to a thin collar.
S: Dominating red fruits, dried fruits. Wood, vanilla, a bit of alcohol, well incorporated. The redcurrant dominates with also dark fruits aromas (prune).
T: The palate follows mainly the nose, with a good sourness which enhances the redcurrants notes. Balanced by a slight woody sweetness. The finish is much more on red / black fruits (blueberry, grape, blackberry, cherry).
M: Light carbonation, a bit puckering at the attack on the palate. The alcohol is well incorporated but still quite present.
O: A good sour ale, with an progressive taste. Even if redcurrant is not particularly my thing, I found the palate is even more interesting than the nose. It offers a very nice balance between sourness, woodiness and fruitiness.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2012 01:40:50 | More by Fux
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rangelo

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-05-2012 00:07:20 | More by rangelo
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cdkrenz

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-04-2012 18:47:02 | More by cdkrenz
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messrock

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-03-2012 10:41:56 | More by messrock
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-03-2012 02:40:07 | More by tbone1384
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chippo33

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

11-02-2012 06:02:47 | More by chippo33
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ejfreed

Texas

5/5  rDev +11.6%

10-31-2012 19:52:30 | More by ejfreed
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tswater

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +6%

10-31-2012 03:29:07 | More by tswater
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

10-30-2012 05:17:30 | More by jaminjohnson
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dunix

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +6%

10-29-2012 15:20:08 | More by dunix
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KevinR9

Texas

4/5  rDev -10.7%

10-29-2012 06:01:23 | More by KevinR9
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Swonkie

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +11.6%

10-28-2012 20:02:06 | More by Swonkie
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BlackTuesday

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

10-28-2012 19:23:14 | More by BlackTuesday
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,569 ratings.