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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,234 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,234
Reviews: 1,049
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,427
Gots: 1,338 | FT: 95
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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Big thanks to Perth belbianbeer for this one.

A - Pours a redish brown colour with a thin white head that dies quick.

S - Plenty of funk and some dark fruits.

T - Very tart up front, with plenty of barnyard funk. A little dark fruit on the finish, with some green grape.

M - The body is medium and the carbonation is low. Mid palate is very dry.

O - Very enjoyable American wild ale.

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The aroma is reminiscent of a cab, but fruitier and with some slight maltiness.  

The taste oaky, sour fruit, and wine flavors. Dry.

This ale is quite carbonated, like champagne.  Medium body, but heavy with 10% alcohol. 

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 4,234 ratings.