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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

4,338 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,338
Reviews: 1,057
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,448
Gots: 1,418 | FT: 104
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:
Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 10-31-2008

Belgian-style dark ale aged in American oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels with currants.
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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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This ale is quite carbonated, like champagne.  Medium body, but heavy with 10% alcohol. 

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 4,338 ratings.