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Russian River Propitiation
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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Barrel aged sour porter


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jaross (28) - - JUL 15, 2013
Smell is deep dry fruit with a slight vinegar and citrus. Pours dark and consistent brown-black. Taste starts slightly sweet. At very first it seems like just another porter then quickly the sour builds. Prunes and vinigar top off with grapefruit which lingers at the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Biroholik (613) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - APR 29, 2016
Draught @ Russian River Brewing, Santa Rosa, California (20.04.2016)
Kwaśny leżakowany porter. Leżakowany był przez 12 miesięcy w beczkach po winie. Następnie został z nich przelany i nagazowany. W smaku jest niesamicie dziki, kwaśny, wiejski. Czuć nuty strzejącego się czerwonego wina oraz ciemne owoce. W tle delikate nuty czekolady, trochę końskiego siodła, stajni, brettów. Minimum kawy i kwaśny, szlachetny finisz. Piwo jest wytrawne i ma dość lekkie ciało. Kwaśność umirkowana. Cholernie przyjemny trunek! 7% alk. 14 BLG

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1538) - California, USA - APR 24, 2016
Pours black with a bubbley khaki head. Tart, funk, yeast, roasted malt, chocolate, oak and wine aroma and flavors. Medium body and mild carbonation. Funk, tart and roasted malt finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (8969) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 29, 2016
Draft at Toronado-San Francisco, served in a stemmed glass. Pours a cloudy amber color with a small beige head that settles into a ring. Notes of toasted and roasted malts, mild sour fruits (plum, berries), vanilla, oak, leaves, leather, and toffee. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sour, toasty, mildy bitter mouthfeel. Good sour; unlike any other Russian River sours I’ve had.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (10542) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2016
[2/2/16] Draught at Toronado in San Francisco. Black with a tan head. Aroma of caramel, roast, balsamic vinegar, sour fruits, oak, wine. Sour flavor with roast, sour fruits, oak, cobwebs, wine, a bit of balsamic vinegar, light astringency. Medium-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (15534) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Keg at Toronado, SF, 02/02/16. Black, topped with a tan swirl. Nose is tangy dark fruits, plum, pissy red grapes, wine barrel notes, nutty, dates. Taste comprises mellow yeast, tarte dark fruits, funky, more sharp plum notes, grape must, damp wood. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, puckering close with restrained acidity. Solid dark sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (3755) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Draft at Toronado. A light chocolate Porter aroma with some dried leather. Taste is moderately chocolate with more dried leather and a hint of hay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (7889) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2016
On tap at Toronado. Pours a dark amber with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is oak, caramel, dark fruit. Medium, dark fruit, caramel, oak, light dryness, very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (10512) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Draft - Sweet caramel and toffee with sourness. Deep brown with a light beige head. Light smokey notes and nice soured notes. Rich tart savoury flaovors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (17195) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Draft at Toronado SF. Pours deep brown with a creamy tan head. Tangy, leathery berries in the aroma, with undertones of toffee and plum. Light sweet flavor with mellow acetic burn, more leather, plum, berries. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Dry and woody on the finish, some earthy bitterness, toast, old leathery fruits. Fine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (3750) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2016
Draught at Toronado SF. Opaque black liquid with small light tan head. Aroma of lemon, light wood, licorice, light ash and white grapes. Taste is light sweet and light sour with notes of lemon, light apple skin, wood and grapes. Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Nice, drinkable. Balanced.


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