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RATINGS: 1187   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bule (1212) - California, USA - OCT 5, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark brown color with a bit of head. Great balance of mild sourness and currants.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
VincentL (285) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2014
Acid et sure mais pas trop, peu de sucre, un arrière goût qui rappelle le vin . Un peu boisé. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nick_e (1) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 20, 2014 does not count
Very tart, but in all the best ways. Little sticky on the palate so best to pair with something to nibble on. Not too sweet, not too bitter. Sour, sparkling and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dapierce17 (110) - Pasco, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Pours a clear dark garnet in color with little head. Sour nose with aromas of cherry, oak, and a little funk. Tart bite. Flavors of sour cherry, currants, and hint of oak. Has a good bit of tannins as well. Reminds me of a Cabernet Sauvignon with a slightly sweet and sour mixed. Great balance and complexity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
htzpah (105) - - SEP 2, 2014
A very boozy sour ale. Sips like a fine wine, very minerally texture. Stinky cheese surprises on the nose.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (103) - New York, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Amber brown, tan head great carbonation, could smell the complex woody malts from a mile away. Flavor has a complex vinious brown malt with some sour notes. Oak comes through in the multi dimensional A+ brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (4563) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle shared with Belgbeergeek . Pours redbrown / no real head . Smell is fleshy , oak, fruity , sour . Taste is dry , sour, oak , fruity . Nice and intense taste !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (1068) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Amber brown. Sour dark fruit aroma with a bit of an odd skunky note. The taste adds oak and a lot of Cabernet tanin notes. Cherry, raisin, light chocolate after it warmed. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (2021) - - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Dark clear brown with almost no head. Aroma is dark fruit, red wine and musty funk. Taste is a little rubbery up front and adds some lactic notes and wood from the barrel. Medium sticky mouthfeel with no carb. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zekada (427) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle from a friend. Smell is sour and has notes of citrus and some fruits. Pours a dark amber colour with a medium beige head. Taste is subtle sour but at the same time fresh and enjoyable. Palate and body is thin though the taste lingers in mouth. An enjoyable beer which, despite its sourness, is very fresh.

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