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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
Ranking:
#52
Reviews:
1,473
Ratings:
6,400
pDev:
8.77%
Bros Score:
4.62
 
 
Wants:
2,726
Gots:
2,201
Trade:
136
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4.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.81/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.6/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.48/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

My favorite sour beer! Smooth with tartness, think sour cherries.

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4.8/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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3.9/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.4/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.91/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.19/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: medium brown to ruby red. Subtle clarity. Thick brownish white bubbles

S: oak. Cherries. Funk. Tart cherry. Bread.

T: same as nose

F: bite harsh. Oak aftertaste

O: good but not as great as I thought when I had a couple years ago.

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

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4.34/5  rDev -4.8%
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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.38/5  rDev -3.9%
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.43/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Supplication from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.56 out of 5 with 6,400 ratings
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