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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,759 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,759
Reviews: 1,034
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1,344
Gots: 1,177 | FT: 83
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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New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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Texas

4.4/5  rDev -2%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Georgia

5/5  rDev +11.4%

Bottled on 2/11/14. Opened on 8/15/14

A - Amber red with a tiny bit of clarity, a touch of head.

A - Oak from the barrel, wine, cherries

T - Strong ale, with an oaky wine barrel flavor. It does not get any better than this

M - Medium body, oily slick

O - Incredible beer! One of my favorites of all time

08-16-2014 01:02:00 | More by BeerDawgs
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grimey68

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

08-16-2014 00:29:48 | More by grimey68
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.9%

08-15-2014 22:38:14 | More by cfadams17
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4.6/5  rDev +2.4%

08-15-2014 20:08:03 | More by battdan
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-15-2014 18:45:15 | More by OnryAndMean
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Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

08-15-2014 18:09:41 | More by 420Rick
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

08-14-2014 21:05:51 | More by dipaguy
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SteveTheBrit

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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porter0209

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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B-Nut-GoBlue

Iowa

4.58/5  rDev +2%

Won't add much that hasn't already been touched upon, but...

Bottled 2014-02-11. Poured on 2014-08-13. Delicious as could be. Not sure what this is like super fresh or with another 5-6 months to put it at a year old, but right now it's uber-tasty. Wish I could come across more in an easier fashion and I cannot wait to try again and try it's brother/sisters (Supp, temp, Beat, etc.).

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California

4/5  rDev -10.9%

08-14-2014 05:02:20 | More by sjrodriguez
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Pennsylvania

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Kentucky

5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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California

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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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JohnG190

New York

4.9/5  rDev +9.1%

Bottle date 07.18.13. Pours a ruby brown with a thin, quickly dissipating off white head. No lacing. Lots of dark stone fruit and vinegar on the nose with gobs of oak, vanilla and red wine, what an aroma! Incredibly complex. Sour on the tongue with lots of oak, vanilla, red wine and black cherry. Ends slightly bitter but doesn't last long. The complexity helps tame the 10% ABV. Medium bodied with silky mouthfeel. Carbonation is intense initially but overall rather light. Finishes dry. Overall, a beautifully crafted American Wild Ale that takes its place in the pantheon of great sours!

08-12-2014 21:44:59 | More by JohnG190
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,759 ratings.