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Temptation - Russian River Brewing Company

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99
world-class

2,632 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,632
Reviews: 949
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 1,497
Gots: 709 | FT: 40
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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(on tap at Resurrection Ale House and Local 44 two days later - served in tulips)

A: light-golden liquid with a bright, jewel-like glow... brilliant clarity... initial feathery foam, falls out leaving a scattered collar

S: mild black pepper and grassy white wine... soft, elegant sourish tartness

T: subtle white grape, perhaps a dry peach... nice, delicate balance of lactic tartness, hardly puckering... quite dry, light-moderate balance of dry oak grain

M: very light, dry... crisp but not sharp... mild tannic finish (wood grain)

O: not explosively flavorful, but fantastically savorable and sessionable

Serving type: on-tap

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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 2,632 ratings.