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RATINGS: 1191   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Ale with currants added and aged in oak barrels.

When we made the Toronado’s 20th Anniversary Ale, we had no idea that it would turn out to be one of our favorite barrel aged beers we would ever make. With that said, we have always wanted to make a dark barrel aged beer using 100% Cabernet Sauvignon barrels but, we never were inspired. That is, until we blended five different beers to make the Toronado beer, the tobacco character from the the dark malts blended nicely with the furit character that developed in blending. So, with Concescration we set out to make a barrel beer using all Cabernet Sauvignon barrels. No, we are not saying that this is a replica of the T-rooms anniversary beer, after all, a beer like that can never be duplicated, and, there was no fruit added to that beer as there is with this one. All we are saying is that it gave us great inspiration to brew Consecration.


Haslinger's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Haslinger (877) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2010
750 mL bottle thanks Kegbear. Pours a deep amber. Not a whole lot of smell.VEry nice sour taste. Not noticeable bite which was surprising. Alcohol was not noticeable .Very very good beer


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Low69caprice (26) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 3, 2015
Sour wine grapes in nose. Some sour tart fruity aroma as well. Taste very crisp with very acidic tartness. Sparkling white wine fizz and quick disappearing head. Complex flavor of oak wine and wonderful fruits.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nephilium (1517) - Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Nice clean aroma of lacto and funk. Pours a slightly hazy ruby red with a full light tan head. There’s a hint of sweetness at the beginning of this beer, perhaps from the currants. This sweetness fades quickly to a complex blend of sour, funk, tobacco, and a touch of wine. The sourness is not overpowering, and fades out quickly, leaving a touch of a tannic note. This is an amazing beer, and if you have the chance, you should try it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MexiRevo (5) - Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2015 does not count
Enjoyed from bottle dated 11/06/14. Good carbonation but no head on pour. Nice effervescence in glass. Very pleasant sour taste with cherry and currant tones present up front. Just the right amount of funk on this one. A real pleasure to enjoy. I wish Russian River still distributed in WA - I would drink this regularly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Alphadelic (1936) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Rosy brown. No head. Perfect cranberry, candied orange and vanilla with a hint of tartness on the nose. Aggressively tart, then it opens into a twist of vanilla, a burst of orange, then a long sweet grape/Berry fruitiness. A touch of dry wood too. Really immaculate stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
canadiankiwi (17) - - JUL 31, 2015
smells like fruit and tobacco leaves. Pours a copper colour with no head. Tart taste of dried fruit slightly sour with crisp tart finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike5326 (1275) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Medium copper color, no real head. Light fruit aroma. Medium body with a quick slight tart fruit flavor and a lift finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Luvystypotables (1126) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Aroma of cigar leaf, raisins, and grapes. Pours a clear copper color, no head. A mildly sour taste with hints of grapes, tobacco and raisins. Delicious with a light body and a mildly tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (534) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Little head, effervescent and yellow-orange. The aroma is a decent sour, very tasty taste. Tobacco and lemon.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Another awesome brew from RR. Dark fruits and dark malts. Mostly caramel and some tartness. Wine like of dark Cabernet and some Pinot noir character. Finishes sherry like with evident carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamstome (1394) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Ruddy brown pour. Awesome tart aroma of cherry, chocolate, plum and red wine. Flavor is simply amazing. Tart and fruity, with cherry, raspberry, plum, peach, and red wine. Rich, dry and tannic.


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