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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,620 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,620
Reviews: 1,028
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 1,339
Gots: 1,130 | 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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ItsYourBoyBlue

California

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-15-2014 06:14:59 | More by ItsYourBoyBlue
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aquazr1

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-15-2014 04:16:33 | More by aquazr1
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ErikV55

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-15-2014 01:54:57 | More by ErikV55
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Domvan

Texas

5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-14-2014 23:44:44 | More by Domvan
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Brocklanders34

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-14-2014 22:46:44 | More by Brocklanders34
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Andrewfish


4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-14-2014 21:39:39 | More by Andrewfish
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cdog707yo

California

3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

07-14-2014 21:21:09 | More by cdog707yo
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farnold

New York

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-14-2014 19:48:07 | More by farnold
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Dealin_Doug


4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-14-2014 18:40:06 | More by Dealin_Doug
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-14-2014 16:50:35 | More by jbriggs7
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theJohnChamp

California

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-14-2014 08:42:27 | More by theJohnChamp
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RyanHophead

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-13-2014 23:18:41 | More by RyanHophead
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Orlando

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-13-2014 22:58:28 | More by Orlando
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SUBER

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-13-2014 22:28:25 | More by SUBER
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superspak

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375 ml bottle into tulip glass, batch 005X2E. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy deep ruby red color with a small fairly dense off white head with decent retention, that reduces to a ring of lacing fairly quickly. Slight spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big sour cherry, green apple, raisin, plum, fig, red wine, oak, clove, hay, straw, leather, musty funk, light vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good complexity and balance of fruity/funky yeast, oak barrel, and fruit notes; with good strength. Taste of big sour cherry, green apple, raisin, plum, fig, red wine, oak, hay, straw, leather, musty funk, light vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Good amount of fruity/earthy sourness on the finish; with lingering notes of sour cherry, green apple, raisin, plum, fig, red wine, oak, hay, straw, leather, musty funk, light vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity and balance of fruity/funky yeast, oak barrel, and fruit flavors; with a great sweetness/sourness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with a smooth, acidic, and lightly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only small warming present after the finish. Overall this is an awesome fruited wild ale. All around great complexity and balance of fruity/funky yeast, oak barrel, and fruit flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 22:26:23 | More by superspak
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jeisemann26

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +6%

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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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kamikazeokami

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-13-2014 06:57:27 | More by kamikazeokami
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mhenson42

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-13-2014 03:02:28 | More by mhenson42
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roger617

Indiana

4.46/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a Daredevil tulip glass.

A: Pours a murky brown with well over a finger of airy white head that disappears quickly and leaves only a thin collar. The viscosity does not look like any 10% beer I've ever had before! this looks much thinner and watered down.
S: A strong aroma of funk hits up front, and really takes control throughout. I get more wine notes from this than I do currants - and this is probably for the better.
T: Early in the glass the funk and sour is very dominant. Once my taste buds adjust, the dark fruits and wine shine through.
M: High level of carb, leaves a bitter dry finish.
O: This is such a well crafted beer, I enjoyed every aspect of it from first to last sip. When the sour starts to give way to flavor, it's amazing how everything comes together so well.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 01:13:06 | More by roger617
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jgarvis

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.7%

07-13-2014 00:42:22 | More by jgarvis
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ndclimber


5/5  rDev +11.6%

07-12-2014 15:28:25 | More by ndclimber
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boudeysbigbrew

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

07-12-2014 13:28:50 | More by boudeysbigbrew
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Trey0023


4.75/5  rDev +6%

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The_Event_Horizon


4.75/5  rDev +6%

07-12-2014 04:03:46 | More by The_Event_Horizon
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,620 ratings.