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Brewed By: Russian River Brewing Company

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Number of Ratings: 1044

Style: American Wild Ale

Brewed In: 725 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA

ABV: 10%

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Tasting Notes

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davl22 profile picturedavl22 - January 28, 2014
Really good, would be 5 stars if not for the alcohol presence on the finish
edbish profile pictureedbish - January 12, 2014
Tried in sampler when in San Fran
denz profile picturedenz - November 17, 2013
Full of flavor.
jwalkin profile picturejwalkin - November 16, 2013
Had this at Eureka Burger's Sour Fest 2013 in Redlands.
ericandrew001 profile pictureericandrew001 - November 2, 2013
Dark with red wine flavors. Much more body than Temptation or even Supplication. I would say that this is what sour beer drinkers graduate to.
specksofdust profile picturespecksofdust - September 27, 2013
Beer for red wine lovers. I don't like red wine, but had hopes the sour would make it ok with me. This is undeniable a well crafted beer, but I don't like the red wine and I don't care for the sour.
ronaldjacoby profile pictureronaldjacoby - August 16, 2013
Good wild ale aged in Cab barrels. Interesting profile - August 1, 2013
Maybe better than supplication? Very interesting?
Al Bondigas profile pictureAl Bondigas - July 18, 2013
Sweeter than I would have expected. Too sweet to enjoy a full bottle.
bugs318 profile picturebugs318 - July 3, 2013
Reddish brown body with fizzy, rapidly fleeting head, though full (if quickly departing) lacy veil follows around the tulip. Effervescent carbonation continues to surface consistently throughout making heady patterns atop the body. Nose is of mild sour lactic balsamic vinegar with hints of white vinegar and a near forest-like rotting wood oak note that is not at all unpleasant. Taste is complex beginning with sweet sort of red wine note that evolves to currants and the notable earthy hops before a lingering and evolving lactic sourness that almost tingles down to the cockles like (buy different from) whiskey warmth. In this case, it is the sourness that shifts, moves, and jolts. Mouthfeel is super sharp and prickly in seeming contrast and exacerbation of the tartness. It is almost cola-like in its effervescence, with a medium-full body. Amazing, if not of the complexity and depth of supplication, though it remains a true delight.
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