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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

3,849 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,849
Reviews: 1,035
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1,359
Gots: 1,198 | 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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4.68/5  rDev +4.2%

A- Well you cant knock color, red, light carbonation and clear.
S-clear brett and cranberry fruit smells
T- much more tart than I expected. The fruit balances nicely but it does seem a little harsh. The bacteria comes through but it com9letely covers up the belgian yeast strain it starts with.
O- A must have for a sour lover, not a great introductory sour. Ill take any bottle up for grabs, it sucks.

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4.31/5  rDev -4%

I had two bottles from batch 006, IIRC, I had them for 25 months. One bottle went to a share this past Saturday, one I enjoyed with my wife.

A- Reddish brown color with a fluffy head. The head is off-white with some red-wine staining. It fades quickly to a ring. Lots of bubbly carbonation, no lacing.

S- Cabernet wine, oak woodiness, leather, and earthiness.

T- Cabernet, sour yeast, spicy, dark fruit and earthiness.

M- Lots of full body masculinity. Very tart with tingly carbonation. Dry finish with lingering flavor.

O- This could be the beer that launches me into more and more sour drinking.

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,849 ratings.