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Temptation - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

2,930 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,930
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 1,554
Gots: 787 | FT: 43
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.

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4/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.95/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Big fluffy white head, light amber body.

S - Brett funk, sour, lemon

T - Good amount of sour, some barnyard funk, a bit of sweetness, touch of lemon, some alcohol on the back end.

M - Light, and a lot of carbonation

O - Not my favorite of the -ation beers but quite nice.

s1ckboy, Dec 09, 2011
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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,930 ratings.