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Temptation - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

3,130 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,130
Reviews: 975
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 1,602
Gots: 842 | FT: 46
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2003

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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Sharing with friend Mike S. Poured at a good temperature with an average off white head that soon subsided and no lace. Color is a pale, slightly hazy amber with lots of bubble trails. Aroma is very good with sour and yeast on top, followed by oak, malt, wine and citrus. Flavor is not quite as complex with the brightness of the oaked sour malt with citrus; wine is in the background. Body and carbonation are exactly what they're supposed to be. Finish is like flavor, clean, balanced and refreshing. Nice picnic brew or for cooking.

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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 3,130 ratings.