Temptation - Russian River Brewing Company
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4.5/5 rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
1.5 Liter olive colored bottle with batch #001 on the label. This bottle is 7.25% abv and barrel aged for 12 months. Poured into two Duvel glasses ... cheers to Vinnie for the big ass bottle.
A- Clear orange gold hue, etching in Duvel glass expresses a beautiful trail of bubbles that hold the white lace together. Speaking of the lace ... absolutely wonderful as it sticks all over the glass.
S- Farmy aroma with a goat-like white wine smell. Suggestions of lemons, sour cherries and wet grass. Hint of phenols and a refined fusel alcohol in the back.
T- Cherry tartness ... BANG! Underlying lime edge, a touch of mineral / salts. Biscuity bread crust maltiness, very dry. Very faint on the wood. Fruity all over with a hidden warming alcohol. Leafy hop character holds a restrained bitterness.
M- Creamy mouth feel, fluffy, light and dry.
D- So flavorful and interesting it is hard to put down. We could easily sip this all night long.
High marks for originality.
Serving type: bottle
12-12-2005 22:58:34 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,404 ratings.