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Mortification - Russian River Brewing Company

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Mortification
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 67
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 02-11-2009)
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tbeq00

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-28-2012 21:28:13 | More by tbeq00
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largefarva

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

01-13-2012 16:55:18 | More by largefarva
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monitorpop

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Deep dark amber/ruby with a half finger off white head. Decent lacing.

S: Candied sugar, brandy, sweet cherry.

T: Starts off sweet. Some dark fruit (figs, cherries). Malts & bready belgian yeast. slightly burnt sugar a touch of hops in the finish to balance it out.

M: Smooth with medium carbonation and a warming mild alcohol burn.

O: A top notch quad. Up near my favorite quads (Westvleteren 12 & De Struise St. Amatus 12). They should start bottling this one.

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2012 01:21:08 | More by monitorpop
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JRod1969

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-10-2012 21:50:05 | More by JRod1969
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nsheehan

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-10-2012 20:16:48 | More by nsheehan
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htomsirveaux

Texas

3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried on tap at Russian River, 26 Dec 2011. Served in a ~12 oz. tulip.

Small light brown head. Medium carbonation. Clear medium brown color. Aromas of vanilla, bubble gum, caramel, cola and ethanol. Starts a bit fruity, cherry mostly. Cola, ethanol and a mild cinnamon/nutmeg spiciness comes through in the middle. Also some molasses and caramel. A touch of yeast. Medium body, warming alcohol. Slightly medicinal, woody finish and aftertaste.

Insert something witty here. I got nothin.

Serving type: on-tap

01-01-2012 17:37:08 | More by htomsirveaux
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spamages

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

12-29-2011 21:33:52 | More by spamages
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animortician

California

4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Deep Dark Brown, medium head that didn't last long.

S: Spicy, Cinnamon, Sweet, Appealing.

T: Everything the nose hinted at and more. Nutty, malty, well hidden alcohol.

M: Light for how how the ABV is. Still rich and satisfying.

O: This Quad is really good, well balance, very drinkable and complex enough for you to want to keep coming back.

Serving type: on-tap

12-29-2011 00:09:44 | More by animortician
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KevSal

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-27-2011 18:12:04 | More by KevSal
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Giovacchini

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-27-2011 16:46:18 | More by Giovacchini
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scottfrie

California

3.43/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at the brewery.

A: Served a dark raisin with a very dense and fuzzy head that faded into a thin and long lasting film/collar. A great network of thin lacing was left down the glass.
S: Light notes of booze, grape skins, dark fruits, and lightly tart scents. Fruit dominates.
T: I get flavors of grapes, raisins, plums, dark fruits, juniper, pepper, coriander and a hint of cinnamon. There is a light tartness that boarders on sour. Hops come through in the finish along with a touch of mint. The aftertaste has that sour fruit skin sensation as well and is a little off putting.
M: Thick full body, very fluffy carbonation.
O: Strange quad, strange beer, and not my favorite from the brewery. Not what I was expecting in a quad, but not a terrible beer in and of itself.

Serving type: on-tap

12-26-2011 17:20:10 | More by scottfrie
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GradyS1

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-23-2011 14:43:48 | More by GradyS1
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trodersark

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-23-2011 05:19:17 | More by trodersark
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DovaliHops

California

4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown with a hint of red, almost a purple color with a tiny white head. Scent is heavy with dark fruits. Biscuits and caramel malt are present as well. A little bit of candied sugar and prunes. Taste is initially sweet malt flavors, immediately followed by dark fruits and Belgian yeast flavors. A little bit of bread-like flavors with just a hint of booze. Mouthfeel is full bodied and creamy-smooth. Drinkability is high. Overall, this is a fantastic Quad. I love it, and if not for the high ABV, I could have a few of these in one sitting.

Serving type: on-tap

12-22-2011 07:51:05 | More by DovaliHops
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litheum94

California

3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at RR.

Dark brown with some garnet around the edges. Tan head leaves a tiny cover.

Belgian yeast and candi. Figs and some licorice. Very earthy and full of fruity esters.

Raspberry sweetness and Belgian candi. Bitter licorice root. Sweet, boozy tones, with flavors of toffee and figs.

A very good quad, though not as good as I remember the first batch being. Still, it's very tasty.

Serving type: on-tap

12-22-2011 02:46:53 | More by litheum94
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Leftofthedial

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-20-2011 08:29:42 | More by Leftofthedial
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PaulStoneAnchor

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-20-2011 03:49:53 | More by PaulStoneAnchor
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iSrALE

Mexico

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-18-2011 21:34:10 | More by iSrALE
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-09-2011 08:01:30 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-20-2011 22:04:41 | More by djrn2
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Sixofsigmas

California

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-20-2011 08:09:44 | More by Sixofsigmas
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Gilmango

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-19-2011 00:44:21 | More by Gilmango
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2011 20:43:36 | More by codynevels
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Diomede

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 18:37:12 | More by Diomede
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MrFootstones

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 17:15:56 | More by MrFootstones
Mortification from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.