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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,600 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,600
Reviews: 1,026
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,339
Gots: 1,127 | FT: 79
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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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

12-09-2011 04:15:39 | More by BMart
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -10.7%

12-09-2011 02:07:40 | More by jophish17
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patmcd

New York

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-08-2011 19:08:06 | More by patmcd
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tubbnik

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-08-2011 16:11:49 | More by tubbnik
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marieow

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-08-2011 05:59:15 | More by marieow
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geo1267

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-08-2011 03:17:47 | More by geo1267
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stevecooks

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-07-2011 23:45:22 | More by stevecooks
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dankster

Colorado

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-07-2011 22:01:55 | More by dankster
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ixodus

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

12-07-2011 18:13:24 | More by ixodus
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-07-2011 01:06:25 | More by RyanPS
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Destral

Nevada

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 22:55:21 | More by Destral
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shanghai55

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 22:20:34 | More by shanghai55
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jkanavel

Texas

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 07:13:01 | More by jkanavel
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

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

Reviewed from notes. 375 ml bottle marked Batch 004X4 poured into a Vistory tulip...

A - Pours a dark brown color with no real light shining through. A very small cream colored head forms and recedes to a small, bubbly collar.

S - Acidic notes of vinegar and tart cherry. Oak, vanilla, some cabernet infuences as well. The sweetness from the fruits and the barrels mix well with the sourness.

T - Sweetness and sourness mix quite well here. Flavors of grape, cherry, oak tannins, and Brett funk. There's a tartness from the fruits that adds nicely to the lactic acidity going on. Really nice flavors.

M - Medium bodied beer with ample carbonation. Smooth and crisp with a slight dryness on the finish.

O - I enjoyed this one, although it was not as good to me as Supplication and Temptation. Really great American Wild from Vinnie.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2011 04:34:15 | More by KAP1356
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MikeRMII

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 04:11:43 | More by MikeRMII
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detroiter

Michigan

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 04:08:17 | More by detroiter
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Kristyn

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 00:43:50 | More by Kristyn
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Corkpuller

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-05-2011 23:27:47 | More by Corkpuller
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PhatAtUT

Texas

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-05-2011 21:58:39 | More by PhatAtUT
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happy5930

New York

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-05-2011 20:38:56 | More by happy5930
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-05-2011 19:55:03 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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karlfree

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-05-2011 15:38:55 | More by karlfree
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NWBeerRocks

Washington

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-05-2011 08:25:14 | More by NWBeerRocks
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alpineclimber

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A big thanks to rmaste6282 for this bottle.

A 375ml bottle caged and corked, poured into a tulip glass. A good frothy head attempted to form but quickly dissipated to a ring of bubbles.

The nose on this one is very interesting, sweet like bubble gum, phenolic, sour and tart cherry.

Taste is great, a nice balance of tart dark fruit with a dry finish. Not much sweetness in the taste as the nose would leave one to believe.

Pretty good overall. The bottle lacks carbonation but I am not complianing, that's a reality with bottle conditioned beers. The alcohol is very well hidden in this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 03:20:32 | More by alpineclimber
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wyattshotmaker

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

i was pretty hyped up to try this. poured into a tulip, great color. not much head but that was expected.

nose is very earthy, dirt, leaves, touch of dark cherry/fruit.

very dry, dark fruit, bright acidity, touch of chocolate. mild oak, slight vinous character, earthy, vinous, touch of alcohol.

lower carbonation, fairly drinkable. might age my other bottle for a few years.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 00:53:57 | More by wyattshotmaker
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,600 ratings.