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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
Ranking:
#158
Reviews:
1,031
Ratings:
3,715
pDev:
8.74%
Bros Score:
4.46
 
 
Wants:
1,789
Gots:
1,040
Trade:
61
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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

I would say this is the tartest of the bottled Russian River sours. Very light and crisp.

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3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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4.42/5  rDev -0.9%

Yellow fizzy body with white pillowy head. Somewhat sweet, sour taste that is both refreshing and delishious. Juicy pineapple, pear, and sour grapes.

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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.46 out of 5 with 3,715 ratings
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