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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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4,141 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,141
Reviews: 1,046
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,397
Gots: 1,299 | FT: 89
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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4.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 11/22/13. Reviewed 5/2/14, typed this from notes. Poured into RR -tion stemware.

A - Rusty brown, small off white collar.

S - Currant, licorice, sour grapes, and a bit of barnyard funk.

T - Cab barrels definitely shine through. Red wine with a big acidity and a medley of dark fruit notes in the back. I get some currant, raisin, and fig.

M - Dissipating, highly carbed and very refreshing.

O - Another amazing sour from RR. Murders other currant based sours I've had thus far.

Zach136, May 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Denzo, May 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev -10.9%

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3/5  rDev -33.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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crytion, May 06, 2014
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4.99/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Serving Type- Poured on tap at Russian River Brewery

Appearance- Dark ruby red color, two finger white head the goes away very quickly

Smell- Dark cherries, funk, sour, neutral oak, just an amazing sour smell

Taste- WOW, Dark cherries, funk, sour, neutral oak tannin in the back of the palate, the BEST sour I have ever had and using Cab Barrels for aging is genius and comes through in a vinnus character

Mouthfeel- Tart, sweet, dry

Overall- The BEST Sour I have ever had and one of the top 5 beers I have ever had

Tony49er, May 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

BeerMeBrah, May 04, 2014
Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 4,141 ratings.