Temptation | 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): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blonde ale fermented with a special strain of yeast, then aged in French oak chardonnay barrels. Flavors of wine and oak absorb into the brew throughout twelve months of aging. During this aging process, a secondary fermentation occurs using a yeast strain disliked by most brewers and winemakers called Brettanomyces.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,671
Reviews:
1,027
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
8.84%
 
 
Wants:
1,786
Gots:
1,035
For Trade:
60
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Enjoyed at Stone.

Pours golden with plenty of visible carbonation. Beautiful
Lacing right off the bat. Trails of bubbles.

Farmyard, horse blanket and grainy notes. Some lemon and tart cherries comes to mind.

Whoa! This packs a punch. Loaded with tart characters and finishes so dry. More lemon and tart cherries with biscuity/bread to back it up. So easy to sip. The bottle doesn't last nearly long enough.

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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
4.41 out of 5 based on 3,671 ratings.
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