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Temptation - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

2,750 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,750
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 1,531
Gots: 734 | FT: 44
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blonde ale fermented with a special strain of yeast, then aged in French oak chardonnay barrels. Flavors of wine and oak absorb into the brew throughout twelve months of aging. During this aging process, a secondary fermentation occurs using a yeast strain disliked by most brewers and winemakers called Brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2003)
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4.4/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.53/5  rDev +1.6%

Chalice pour at Via Marconi's, Hatfield, PA.

A- Light gold in color. Off white head stays thin, but sticks around for the entirety of the drink.

S- Tang in the nose. Citrus and some apple. Not overly sweet.

T- Tangy again, like the nose. Apples and citrus is what I pick up. Just a faint toasted malt.

M- Light, tangy, and a dry finish. Much less sweet than the other sours I've had from RR. (Consecration, Supplication)

O- Spectacular. I really love the tang and dryness this one brings, and the flavor profile is great.

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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,750 ratings.