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Russian River Propitiation
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Barrel aged sour porter


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Experiment_Ale (994) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2014
At GABF 2013. Pours very dark almost black with a light red huge, fluffy white head. Aroma is sour dark cherries, plumb, some barrel. Taste is dark pumbs with some malt in the back ground, sour, tanic, dark fruits. an interesting brew, one of the few sour dark beers I have liked.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2013
GABF. Brown pour, light tannish head. Sour up front, balsamic, woody notes, tart cherries, roast. Enjoyable dark sour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3338) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Sampled at GABF2013. Pours dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of vinegar, dark roasted malts, some woody notes and chocolate. Tart, chocolatey and roasty flavor with some wood notes. The sourness opens and crescendos towards the finish. Somewhat slick bodied, finishes tart. Interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2013
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a dark brown black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty woody sour tart aroma with weak hints of chocolate. Roasted malty sour tart woody chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty woody sour tart chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4809) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Sampled at GABF 2013. Pours a watery, mahogany amber with some clumpy, beige head. Musty nose, berry, rhubarb, vinegar, malt, cracker. Flavors of worm wood, malt, vinegar, rhubarb, wood pulp. Acetic finish. Neat.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zizzybalubba (1407) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Sampled at GABF 2013. Dark brown, nearly black, pour with a very short head. Aroma of sour cherry and apple cider vinegar. Wonderful tart flavor of dark fruit that is rounded out by just a touch of dark chocolate. Finish is tart and satisfying. Outstanding.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (9013) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours a deep brown/black appearance with a dark brown head. Pretty acidic, vinegar, sour cherry, berry, oaky, dark fruity aroma. Somewhat tannic, oaky, leather, sour cherry flavor. Kind of a cool beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
On tap at GABF 2013, malty chocolate and cherry tart aroma, taste is super tart with a nice malty body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (4654) - Utah, USA - OCT 14, 2013
GABF 2013
Aroma is woody, vanilla and sour malts. Flavors are sour, woody and roasted malts
Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (2115) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Sampled at GABF 2013. Brown with a tan head. Sour dark fruity aroma with light roast and light wood. Smooth, sour and lightly sweet blackberry flavor. Nice.


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