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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

3,988 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,988
Reviews: 1,042
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1,382
Gots: 1,252 | FT: 85
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%
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.

alpineclimber, Dec 05, 2011
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This is an interesting brew. Batch3x3. Hazy pour. Deep burgundy highlighted by a pink tones. This one packs a punch.
Apple, berries and earthyness are strong. You can even smell the tatrness of this beast.
ABV at 10% isn't that noticeable but this, to me, is a true sour. Thick, heavy and sticks around.
Super happy I tried and not close to what I was expecting.

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,988 ratings.