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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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3,767 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 3,767
Reviews: 1,034
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1,345
Gots: 1,181 | 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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Clemskis

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-24-2014 03:55:36 | More by Clemskis
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DrewskiWhit

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

06-09-2013 04:00:00 | More by DrewskiWhit
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Real_JasonN

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

07-10-2014 03:54:15 | More by Real_JasonN
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graymoment

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

02-17-2013 01:44:58 | More by graymoment
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nsheehan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

03-06-2014 23:11:58 | More by nsheehan
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-31-2014 16:39:44 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

09-07-2013 14:46:46 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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ant880

New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-02-2013 20:30:05 | More by ant880
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dleiner

New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-30-2014 05:23:54 | More by dleiner
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Poorpatz

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-28-2014 16:39:57 | More by Poorpatz
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brewcrew76

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

Batch 004x2

A - Ruby, mahogany with champagne like effervescence.

S - Cabernet Sauvignon, earthy funk, currants, cherries, oaky tannins and balsamic vinegar.

T - Mixed berry sweetness that quickly changes to a biting sourness with a touch of balsamic vinegar. Dark fruits, sour cherry, Cabernet with a hint of alcohol.

M - Medium body with a lot of carbonation. Light pucker on the finish.

D - Vinous complex beer with a touch of alcohol. Solid sour ale.

01-18-2012 03:40:21 | More by brewcrew76
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weaksauce

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-02-2014 01:56:33 | More by weaksauce
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thebeerprophet

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-08-2013 05:16:52 | More by thebeerprophet
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RayUF07

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

04-06-2014 04:04:01 | More by RayUF07
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nathanmiller

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-18-2014 19:04:31 | More by nathanmiller
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rowew

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

Presentation: 750 ml corked and caged, maroon label with a large knife on it. Barrel aged 6 months, 10 % ABV, batch 001X2.

Appearance: Pours dark red, with quite a bit of carbonation. Large head fades quickly to almost none.

Smell: Definitely sour, smells a bit like maraschino cherries (real ones, not the bright red sugar bombs). Dark fruit with just a hint of nuttiness.

Taste: It is always a bit of a challenge for me describing sour beers - but this has all the flavors I like to see. Definitely a bit puckering, plenty of sourness without being overpowering. Dark fruit flavors, mainly cherry.

Overall impression: Another great wild offering from Russian River. It is amazing that we can get these in Colorado now - the CO beer scene just keeps getting better!

03-24-2009 19:56:58 | More by rowew
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sixtyMIN

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

02-10-2013 06:24:49 | More by sixtyMIN
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MrDave

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

07-04-2014 18:11:00 | More by MrDave
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MarkJC1018

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-29-2014 02:56:30 | More by MarkJC1018
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pest

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

04-08-2014 02:38:54 | More by pest
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Envelopes

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-21-2013 05:47:06 | More by Envelopes
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sandlansd

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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RochefortChris

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

11-11-2013 11:33:41 | More by RochefortChris
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justwork

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-15-2013 06:17:28 | More by justwork
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thetomG

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-08-2013 23:08:45 | More by thetomG
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,767 ratings.