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Deviation - Bottleworks 9th Anniversary | Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.59/5
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285 Ratings
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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): 6.83%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mnapier on 04-02-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
135
Ratings:
285
pDev:
6.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 285 |  Reviews: 135
Photo of joe_sf
4.18/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jag21
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sukwonee
4/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not sure how this used to taste but it's quite sweet. It balances out the sourness but it doesn't quite do it for me. Still tasty though overall!

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Photo of vutoq
4.71/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ewmalina
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of distantmantra
4.38/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jgrevich
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best beer experience I've ever had, it was like rediscovering beer. Thanks again Russian River.

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Photo of Anaxagoris
4.68/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Knapp85
4.56/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This poured out as a nice amber color, it has a fading cream colored head on top. The smell of the beer is loaded with oak and funk. The taste is pretty much as expected, it's got some caramel flavors up front but the lactic acid just crushes that and turns all the sweetness to a tangy funk. The feel is medium bodied and well carbonated. Overall I know this one is pretty rare, and I am fortunate to have gotten the chance to try it.

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Photo of DaveHack
4.19/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Impfan
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SaltySizzle
4.94/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Just had it yesterday! Drinking fantastic!

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Photo of orangesol
4.29/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Review #950!!!
Huge thanks to Kramer for sharing this one with us at last nights Christmas Party. A perfectly cellared bottle since purchase is a rare thing with this one it seems.

Pours clear amber red with a half finger tall white head, quickly dissipating down to a light ring around the edge, leaving small streaks of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smells of woody oak, lactic sourness, tart cherries, light barnyard funk, dash of Greek yogurt, caramel sweetness and some wet cardboard oxidation. Taste is holding up much better than the nose is. Cherry skin, mild musty funk, dulled lactic sourness and only a light hint of the oxidation is present. Smooth, tart feel is much lighter than I had heard it would be making it remarkably easy to consume.

Overall I really loved this one. The nose is definitely suffering for its age but the taste is still awesome. I can't thank Kramer enough for opening this one for us to try, thanks again buddy!!!

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Photo of yourefragile
4/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Port_Seat
4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of SocalKicks
4.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of drewone
4.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of tom10101
3.5/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of wolf_switzer
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of zestar
4.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Herky21
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of omegagogetass4
4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of akang
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of Gonzoillini
4.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of LumpkinBrews
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

Deviation - Bottleworks 9th Anniversary from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.59 out of 5 with 285 ratings
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