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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,044 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,044
Reviews: 1,044
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,385
Gots: 1,268 | FT: 88
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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4/5  rDev -10.9%

HopJack, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Hatzilla
4.6/5  rDev +2.4%
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.

Hatzilla, Dec 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

mchen, Dec 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

NickT1218, Dec 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Drucifer, Dec 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Treb0R, Dec 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

MarkyMOD, Dec 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

Kaymord, Dec 12, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

RashyGrillCook, Dec 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

mendvicdog, Dec 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

waddellc2, Dec 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

mobius387, Dec 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

weaselchew, Dec 09, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

ACY73, Dec 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -10.9%

Bubbles, Dec 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

emdawg, Dec 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

WiscoBrewsco, Dec 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

switzer, Dec 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

enelson, Dec 06, 2012
Photo of MrVonzipper
3.98/5  rDev -11.4%
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.

MrVonzipper, Dec 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

mateuszekxxpl, Dec 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -10.9%

stevec32, Dec 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

thedopeyone07, Dec 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

RollBounce, Dec 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Hugonaut13, Dec 02, 2012
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 4,044 ratings.