Supplication | Russian River Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States
rrbeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brown Ale aged in used Pinot Noir barrels from local Sonoma County wineries. It is aged for about 12 months with sour cherries, brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus added to each barrel. Flavors from the cherries, Pinot Noir and oak balance each other nicely with a little funk from the brett.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,339
Reviews:
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Avg:
4.5
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A: Brownish red with an off white creamy head that lasts. Some haze to it. Hardly any lacing.

S: Tons of tart cherries, a bit of sweet apples and some funk.

T: Tart and sour cherries up front with some nice funk. Can really pick up tannins and the pinot. Lots of oak on the backend. Finish is semi sour and a bit dry, yet clean.

M: On the heavy side of light. Smooth and slick mouthfeel. Fine carbonation.

O: Excellent sour. The time spent in the pinot noir is an awesome layer of flavor. Decent drinkability.

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Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
4.5 out of 5 based on 6,339 ratings.
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