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Russian River Beatification (Batch 001)

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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Blonde Ale aged in New Belgium La Folie barrels for 23 months. Batch 001 is softer on the palate than Batch 001 - PH1. The PH1 batch was aged in one of New Belgium's favorite barrels. Refermented in the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vtafro (4488) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottles, batch 1 & ph1. Golden pour with white head. Tart fruit, Brett, oak and other funky aromas. Flavors are barrel oak, funk, fruit and sweet tones. Batch 1 a bit less sour in aroma and Flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiiruBierBeer (500) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Sour smell. Nicely balanced sour. Tastes kind of like Cantillon Vigneronne without the grapes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2868) - Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark yellow/brownish pour with a fleeting white head. Big malt and vinous bouquet. Really mellow with vinous notes dominating. Malt, oak, and vanilla undercurrents. Slight oxidation but not bad at all. Itís certainly not as tart as other batches. Side by side with batch 6 and there is a stark difference.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
seymour (1623) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - APR 29, 2014
Shared at Ehrenís backyard bottle share party, holy sh!t, thanks so much! Poured from corked bottle into tulip snifters: hazy golden colour with sudsy white foam and lace. Grainy, tart, sour, earthy, funky, hints of tart cherry, yogurt cultures, sparkling lemonade, kombucha, white wine vinegar. Profoundly earthy, fruity, woodsy, composty. One of the most phenomenol beers Iíve ever tasted. Quite possibly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
phaleslu (7329) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2014
375 ml bottle shared by daknole as part of a full vertical of Beatification. Wow, thanks, Dak! On the pour, they all look the same - pale, somewhat cloudy gold with a white head. Aroma of acetic and lactic acid, grass, wood chips, lemon, dusty funk, cobwebs- beautiful. The flavor is the same, with tons of acidity and sourness. Bright, clean, and sharp. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation. Just incredible, and every batch is so closely matched.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (10432) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 15, 2014
PH1 Bottle shared by Joel at Nook tasting. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of horseblanket, funk, oak, lemon, white wine and sour funk. Medium body. Held up incredibly well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Smell of wine barrel, lemon and fruit. Vineous flavor, wine, fruity and held uprridiculously well. Best beat ive ever had by a long shot

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dodgrblu (664) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle from Timfoolery, born in January 2012, sour in all phases. Great, have some. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (15095) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2013
Bottle. Hazy golden color, fluffy white head. Aroma of dusty and funky attic, peppery cotrus. Taste is softly sour citrus, grapefruit. Nice complexity and character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kcillini77 (3) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - FEB 15, 2013 does not count
Incredible beer. Sour, funky. Not too boozy. Great way to end the evening. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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