Supplication from Russian River Brewing

Supplication

By: Russian River Brewing

Product Description: It's not an overstatement to say that Russian River's Supplication is a nearly impeccable beer…it's consistently given perfect scores across the board by the top beer rating websites. You might have to hide this beer from your wife because it's so sweet and tasty! Wonderfully aged in Pinot Noir barrels with cherries for 12 to 15 months. Rarely available online. Highly praised sour cherry flavors.

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  • Size: 375 ml Bottle
  • Type: Sour / Wild Ale
  • Alcohol Content: 7.00% ABV
  • Region: Santa Rosa, California
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Tasting Notes: Dark orange and copper colored, it's a fine looking brew. The smell is like warm sour candy. When you taste it, you'll notice the carefully crafted balance between malt, hop, and fruit. It's very delicious and bubbly with a medium mouthfeel. Don't be surprised if it's hard to put your glass down because you just want to keep drinking it. Add Supplication to your must try list, and don't forget one for the wife! She'll love it too.

What's on the bottle...

sup-pli-ca-tion, V 1. To ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying. 2. To make humble entreaty to; beseech.

The beer inside this bottle took more than a year to make- a reasonable length of time for fine wine, but not for beer. This is, in fact, a brown ale aged in used pinot noir wine barrels. During the barrel aging, sour cherries, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, and Pediococcus were added to each barrel, imparting a nice cherry flavor and sourness. While most winemakes and brewers cringe at the idea of adding Brett and bacteria to their wine or beer, our brewer Vinnie Cilurzo embraces these unusual ingredients in beer, despite his despite his winemaking background

Ironically, Vinnie decided his winemaking days were through when he discovered it takes just twenty-one days to make beer. Years later, it takes him over a year to make this beer!

Supplication is refermented in this bottle to create its carbonation- a process commonly used to make fine Champagne and sparkling wine. Spent yeast forms a thin layer of sediment in the bottle, adding yet another layer of complexity and flavors. Pour slowly as to allow the natural yeast sediment to remain in the bottle.

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Sour Brown Ale Aged in Pinot Noir Barrels with Sour Cherries

Brown Ale aged in used Pinot Noir barrels from local Sonoma County wineries. It is aged for about 12 months with sour cherries, brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus added to each barrel. Flavors from the cherries, Pinot Noir and oak balance each other nicely with a little funk from the brett.

Storage: Age in a cool dark place.

Serving Tips: Pour into a snifter, tulip glass or Belgian-style stemmed glass. Not a pounder.

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