Temptation | Russian River Brewing Company

TemptationTemptation
BA SCORE
97.3%
Liked This Beer
4.46 w/ 3,697 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): 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:
#155
Reviews:
1,031
Ratings:
3,697
Liked:
3,596
Avg:
4.46/5
pDev:
8.74%
Alströms:
4.46
 
 
Wants:
1,787
Gots:
1,036
Trade:
61
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Temptation from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97.3% out of 100 with 3,697 ratings
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