Monday, April 4, 2011

Russian River Supplication Ale


Type: Belgian style sour ale
Origin: Santa Rosa, CA
Price: $13 375mL
7.0% ABV
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This beer is fucking expensive! It's equivalent to a $26 bottle of wine. Jesus tits. It helps that homeboy Brent purchased this cuz I'm broke as a joke at the moment. Brent was also sweet enough to pour me a tasting, and I thank the heavens he did. I love this beer.

This is the first time I've distinctly been able to taste SOUR cherry in a sour ale. But my favorite flavor is the fresh cut green apple that is noticeable in the aroma as well. It is also bitter in the aftertaste and has a nice lingering finish. I love that I could still taste it well after I finished drinking. It's nice and fizzy too. I wanted to chug the damn thing, but I had to force myself to drink slow and savor it or it would surely be over far too quick. In my opinion I would go for this over consecration on most days. Russian River needs to stop being so dumb and expand their brewing capacity.

2 comments:

  1. That's my glass!!! I'm bringing the Avery Dihos Dactylion limited edition sour (aged in cabernet sauvignon barrels) to fresh fraiche in three weeks. Prepare yourself.

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  2. This one was aged in pinot noir barrels, plow plow. I love you Katherine. Brent smells BTW.

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