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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,992 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,992
Reviews: 1,042
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1,383
Gots: 1,255 | 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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4.59/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark rich, deep red, almost brown. Small tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smell is of dark cherry, currants, some funk, metals, blackberry, earth.

Taste begins with an almost sweet cherry flavor that quickly sours. Nice fruitiness to this beer as well as some slight terroir as wine people would say. Mid-palate returns to a big dark cherry/ black currant flavor that lingers on to finish nice and clean with a sour spike right at the end that puckers the lips and dries the tongue.

Mouthfeel is clean and crisp. Fairly dry.

Overall a very good beer. Not my first sour, but the first sour I can say I have truly enjoyed.

BigRedDog, Sep 22, 2014
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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,992 ratings.