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RATINGS: 1248   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14/5   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PaulUnwin (87) - Pinellas Park, Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2012
RR seem to have these beers down to an art. Consecration is a perfect example, Looks a nice fruity brown/red colour and smells tart on the aroma. The taste is all there, tart, sour, love the wine flavour, one of the best!


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chip_Chop_Chip (2) - - JUL 23, 2016 does not count
very very very good. I'd certainly be willing to drink this beer again and again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
B. 071813 - Cola-candy, forest fruits, vanilla and cherry dominates the aroma. The flavor reminds me of red wine, quite sour, but balanced. Slight allspice, nuts, blackcurrants. A very complex and long lasting finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gephross100 (137) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2016 010816 bottle Clear light brown color. Smells like off bug spray currant, and red wine. (Very strongly of off) .acetic finish

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anstei (1016) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JUL 16, 2016
Rating #1000! 37.5cl bottle. Lots of white wine aroma over wooden barrel. Smooth sourness with currant flavours and some iron, but not rusty at all. Tart. Medium to light carbonation. Short intense finish, very dry. Vinous throughout, getting more intense as its warming up. Very, very pleasant.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TEJA (2195) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2016
Batch 008. Bottle shared by Karl Meyer thanks. No head and clear burbun color. Complex aroma with lactic acidity dried sea weed ,wood aged. Well fermented to give a perfect acidity and no sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
broflex (14) - - MAY 20, 2016
Overall very drinkable and not overwhelmingly sour. Leads off with a burst of fruit followed by the light aftertaste of cab sauv.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Biroholik (771) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Draught @ Russian River Brewing, Santa Rosa, California (20.04.2016)
Sour Dark Ale leżakowane w dębowych beczkach po Cabernet Sauvignon z lokalnej winiarni. Leżakowało od 4 do 8 miesięcy w beczkach z dodatkiem czarnych porzeczek, dzikich drożdży Brettanomyces, bakterii kwasu mlekowego Lactobacilllus i Pediococcus do każdej z beczek. 10% alk. 19,5 BLG

Aromat POTĘŻNY, głęboki, WIELOWYMIAROWY. Mam wrażenie, że nigdy się nie kończy. Zapach jest dziki, winny, trochę stajenny, końska derka, stajnia, siano, skóra. OGROMNA wanilia, nuty beczki, mokrego drewna, dębiny. Bardzo wyraznie ukierunkowanie w strone ciemnych winogron i czerwonego wina. W smaku chwilami przypomina Duchesse de Bourgogne. Tak wiele się tutaj dzieje. Po kilku łykach dochodzą do tego nuty czarnej porzeczki, ponownie brettów, wiśni. W aftertaste wyczuwalne trufle. Bardzo gęsty trunek. Wybitnie degustacyjny. GENIALNE! WYBITNE! Jedyne w swoim rodzaju piwo! Jedno z najlepszych jakie piłem w moim życiu 5.0 bez dwóch zdań!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Savage_Night (414) - California, USA - APR 25, 2016
Pours slight hazy brown/amber with minimal head even thought it has some great carbonation. AROMA: red wine acidity, berries, caramel, currants, apples, slight spices, woody, earthy, tart, mellow citrus, phenolic and malty. TASTE: malty, currants tart berries, bitter sharp apples/pears, red wine tannins, herbal, light spices, faint bitter chocolate, earthy and boozy. AFTER TASTE: tannins, malty, currants, spices and earthy with a dry vinous finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2016
Pours a dark murky reddish brown color. Aromas of dark fruit, yeast, vinegar, and a touch of wood. Flavor is sour, yeasty, wood, with a tart sour finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
donandres (297) - , Washington, USA - APR 20, 2016
Tap to glass @ Russian River Brewing tap room@ Santa Rosa,CA A: Brown; medium head goes away fast, lacing A: like basi/sugarcane vinegar T: medium sourness, MF: smooth OA: Very good beer for the style,ok to repeat, not to look for- not my preferred style, Drank: April 14, 2016


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