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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

4,167 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,167
Reviews: 1,047
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,407
Gots: 1,309 | FT: 90
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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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into La Fin Du Monde tulip. Thanks to Damico for really hooking me up on a recent trade! Batch 004X4.

Appearance: Pours a deep brown/almost purple color with no head (is that normal?). No lacing.

Nose: Well some definite funk and wild berries. Blackberries, currants, and cherry. Some oak linger.

Taste: Great sour character. Initial blast of lemon tartness. Deep cherry, some Pinot Noir notes, okak, and lively vinegar. Great flavor profile.

Mouth: Puckeringly tart. The alcohol is well hidden and allows the fine currant flavor and dry puckering to come through.

Drink and Overall: I gotta knock the appearance for lack of carbonation. I expected a little more head, and therefore more nose. It was wonderful, but I will update if I taste again with different reaults.

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 4,167 ratings.