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Consecration - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,160 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,160
Reviews: 1,047
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,402
Gots: 1,304 | FT: 90
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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Photo of Zilaniz
4.14/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a chalice from a 1.5 year old bottle. Smelled very "champagney" and tasted the same. I was expecting it to be a bit more tart and sour but it wasn't. It was almost too balanced which unfortunately I do not like as much with wild ales. Still was outstanding though just not what I thought it was going to be.

Zilaniz, May 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Jlu73183, May 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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3/5  rDev -33.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

rdell17, May 22, 2014
Photo of JulioH
4.3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

SOUR.

Where do you go from here? This beer is like a syrup, an essence. It has moved onto beer nirvana.

Pours a delicious dark reddish brown color. Smells pure of funky yeast. Taste very tart, maybe some blackcurrants, definitively some grapes from the barrels. Has high acidity. Has to be enjoyed little by little, if not it's too sour. Good work.

JulioH, May 22, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -38.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 4,160 ratings.