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Consecration | Russian River Brewing Company

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4.49/5
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5,344 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): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian-style dark ale aged in American oak Cabernet Sauvignon barrels with currants.

Added by Gueuzedude on 10-31-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#115
Reviews:
1,170
Ratings:
5,344
pDev:
8.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,663
Gots:
1,916
Trade:
132
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,344 |  Reviews: 1,170
Photo of jackrodgers77
4.46/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ndaniels3
4.56/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of sohearn
3.65/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Arrowhuntr
4.85/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of loverofthecraft
4.11/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MammothTarantula
4.17/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TreeBear
4.41/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TonyY
5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of minterro
4.43/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Holy shit I passed my thesis defense. This is my celebration beer!

A&S: Murky red, semi lively beer. Off white fizzy head dies right away. Potent aroma including elements of red (and also surprisingly wine) wine, earthy tones, and mild tartness

T&M: Much more tart than I expected, not quite at a puckering level. Some touches of sour tones. Initially it has a winey aftertaste, and then it transforms into more of a malty tone, pretty interesting. On the higher side of medium carbonation and medium body.

Overall: Really solid and very unique. These very winey tones mix in with a tart sourness is pretty unique, other beers are doing this, but not quite in the same way. Pretty short non-descriptive rating of this beer, but honesty it was pretty darn good.

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Photo of Tylerhurlburt
4.47/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SveNss0N
4.99/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of KMachHops
4.37/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of J_K
4.65/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sunofneurot
5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of tgates
4.18/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fievel
4.31/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrisjws
4.79/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hackney25x
5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MissSmisje
4.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: dark Auburn, very light lacing. S: oak, fresh grapes, some acidity. T: oak, a bit of cab sauv, tart, fresh red grapes, dried currants, a pleasant touch of red wine vinegar, the tartness lingers. F: light mouthfeel, champagne-like carbonation with small tight bubbles.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.6/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shane_Gr
4.93/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite sours. Has a wine flavor

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Photo of PacNWDad
4.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EricTeusink
4.48/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bakeryboy1
4.99/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Consecration from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.49 out of 5 with 5,344 ratings
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