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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

3,721 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,721
Reviews: 1,033
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,340
Gots: 1,164 | FT: 84
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

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.6%

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Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

11-29-2013 06:20:49 | More by zestd
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bcerv-ca

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-28-2013 05:04:53 | More by bcerv-ca
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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Missouri

5/5  rDev +11.6%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -10.7%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev -10.7%

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California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

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IPAIsaac

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.59/5  rDev +2.5%

Two bottles, bottled (07/18/13)
Had at 4 moths (11/23/13), 375 ml corked bottle into tulip:
A – dark brown, with ruby highlights, brandy appearance with no lacing.
S – sour cherry, dark fruits, an aged but lively current note, some oak with an inviting balanced sourness throughout. Aggressive but balanced.
T – you pick up some of the jammy Cab Sauv character and then dryness toward the end, works perfectly together with the sourness and intense dark fruits. Coating smooth tart and sour character, with some of the wine oaky tannins. Doesn’t feel overly sour at all with a dry finish and a balanced clean body.
M – initial carbonation fades off fairly quickly but still drinks so well. Alcohol presence is remarkably absent. Sourness integrates perfectly well giving a full bodied feel and a slick film on the finish. Steller.
A interesting and perfectly balanced blend of winey dark fruits, oaky dryness and a strong bretty sourness that feels so well-made, still a bit of liveliness to it and it balance is great. Nothing artificial or cloying. Delicious throughout, such a killer wild ale and you pick up all the elements that go into it really nicely and the end result is delicious.

Had aged ….

11-24-2013 15:19:46 | More by mick303
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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +6%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +6%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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vinny21bal

Illinois

4.94/5  rDev +10.3%

The cats meow. I love Russian River Sours. They are second to non. Temptation is my favorite in the line of sours but this one is amazing as well. A little bit of the old world funk, and some nice barrel flavor as well. They have also mastered the perfect sour taste. Not like Love Child where it taste artificial and just pure sour. I recommend this beer to anyone.

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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Colorado

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California

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6%

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,721 ratings.