Supplication | Russian River Brewing Company

6,329 Ratings

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

62212 batch...not too old at all

A - this one pours a nice red burgundy with some nice fuzzy loving at the bottom; the head is rimmed with solid lacing; plenty of funky chunks settled at the bottom

S - I get the cherry right away, with some white grapes, musty oak, and subtle Pinot hints

T - the cherry musty tart thing is what this beer is all about; the grape notes persist as well; there are some lemon hints with some tangy a liquid version of a sweet and sour

M - the mouth on this one really's near flawless in the feel; carbonation is perfect, and at 7%, this'll pack a punch while still hitting light and easy; awesome on the mouth

O - I'm still not a huge sour guy, but this beer is top notch; the flavors are light, refreshing, and crisp...while still maintaining complexity. Love the cherries, oak, must, lemon tart elements...awesome beer and at the top in its style!

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Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
4.5 out of 5 based on 6,329 ratings.
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