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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

3,565 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,565
Reviews: 1,024
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,332
Gots: 1,121 | FT: 78
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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4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Served on tap at the Russian River Brewpub into a snifter

A- Poured an opaque dark brown with ruby highlights with no head, but tiny carbonation bubbles around the top.

S- The aroma was very strong of a cabernet, it was pretty surprising at first, I did not expect the cabernet aroma to be some prominent. Also a nice sweet cherry aroma

T- Strong cabernet taste, strong very sour cherry taste, and dark fruit, and vinegar acidic notes

M- High acidity and very high carbonation, my tongue was in heaven

O- This beer is unlike anything I have had before. The wine characteristics were so prominent and the sourness and acidity of the beer made this a very tasty and memorable beer. This is the first beer my wife has ever enjoyed too, so I was pretty impressed.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2011 04:09:44 | More by Hoptometrist
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Source/Serving: Draft

Smell: Sour grapes, rich ripe dark fruit, tartness, some cellar / wild yeast character. Delightful.

Taste: While its full frontal sour without a doubt, this is tempered by incredibly juiciness....grapes, apples, plums. There's even some banana flavor. A bit of spiciness and low lying woodiness and dryness add interest. No alcohol presence. Finish is very, very fruity, slightly oaky and slightly dry.

Notes: Like a great Cabernet but sweeter, fruitier, and more delicious.

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,565 ratings.