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RATINGS: 1277   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale with currants added and aged in oak barrels.

When we made the Toronados 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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SHIG (4936) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle batch 008 thanks to timfoolery: Poured a clear brown red with a thin whisper off white head. Aroma is very wine like with fruits, currant, and leafy malt. Taste is sour up front that opens the tongue up to that fruit however it subsides fast to sweet malts. I really am against sour/wild ales until a gem like this comes around.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nealblind (1770) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Red brown pour. Some foam. Aroma tangy sour cherries some vinegar. Tastes red licorice, sour cabernet. Very dry but restrained with a razorlike edge or sour. Excellent.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
copestx (168) - Vesterbro, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle in Encinitas. This is a special beer, happy to finally ratebit after many tastes. This is not nearly as sweet as Supplication but is more complex. The currants, oak and malts really give this a deep, dark flavor that other red/brown sours dont often approach. Very limited vinegar and acidity taste, the tartness is more dark fruit instead. Fantastic beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopman23 (11) - - FEB 8, 2017
Amazing Sour Ale, One of the Best high gravity Sours out there. dark fruits, nice tartness. a sipper!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (3392) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2017
Pours hazy brown with almost no head. Aromas of cherries, almonds, ripe red apples. Taste is sour and very fruity with some herbal notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (4486) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a dark amber color with a quickly dissipating thin fizzy white head. No lacing. The aroma starts off with a thin white grape/vinous overlay to some dark fruits, currants. Sly amount of dark chocolate. The flavor yields to the tartness first. And then sharpens against a nice vinous quality coming from a dry woody edge. Dark chocolate seems a bit more scaled back. Quick vinous sweet to dry dark fruity aftertaste. No finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with an appropriate carbonation to it, medium strength without letting acidity to get too tough on the feel. Overall, nicely done American Wild ale using wine barrel to be the sour. Thanks Paul.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klm1 (1294) - Bled, SLOVENIA - JAN 17, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2017 Tap@ deep copper brown, opaque, with off-white long lasting foamy head. Aroma: black currant, toasted toffee, bitter dark chocolate, , vineyard, different grapes...flavor is intense, complex, with toasted toffee, dark chocolate like malt backbone, supported with fruity notes of grapes, citrusy, fruity notes of hops, black currant, some vine, vanillin, hint of tobacco...finish is dry, astringent sourish. Body is full, texture soft, carbonation is medium.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Andrus86 (609) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2017
TAP. Pours an amber/ruby with zero head.. The nose is sweet, dark berries & the barrel.. Malt base, yet gives way to dark berries & the cab barrel, wine notes come in yet finish with a solid zesty bite.. Sourced Russian river brewing

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (1427) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 4, 2017
375ml 04.04.2016 bottle, thanks JC. Aroma: extremely winey, sweet black currant, cherries and other berries. App: red with brownish tint, no head. Really similar to an aged wine. Taste and palate: light to medium body, medium sweetness, vinous a lot, fruity, moderate acidity finish. Overall: this one could benefit more aging without a doubt to cut on the sweetness a bit. Too sweet in its current state making its drinkability moderate. On the positive side, nice black currant presence. Good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (2519) - Odense C, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy brown with a white head. Aroma of dark fruits, tobacco, red grapes, slight vinegary - tho undertoned by the wood, fruity. Taste is rather sour with loads of sweet dried fruits, black currents, quite alot of tannis, slight touch of vinegar.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vindueskigger (34) - - DEC 29, 2016
S er der solbrjuice! Brun og lidt kedelig at se p, men det gemmer sig et vld af behageligheder! Surt, men velbalanceret af sultanas og andet trret frugt som findes i sm sker!


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