Supplication (Russian River Brewing Company)

Style: Sour Brown Ale aged in Pinot Noir Barrels with Sour Cherries 7.0% ABV OG: 1.060 From: Santa Rosa, CA Brewery’s Note: “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 … Continue reading Supplication (Russian River Brewing Company)

Brux Domesticated Wild Ale (Sierra Nevada and Russian River Brewing Companies)

Style: American Wild Ale refermented in the bottle with Brettanomyces bruxellensis 8.3% ABV Released: July 2012 Brewer’s Note: “What began as mutual admiration between Sierra Nevada’s Grossman Family and Russian River’s Cilurzos has grown and progressed into genuine friendship. Brux began as an idea and has grown into something altogether different: The liquid manifestation of change over time. Refermented in the bottle with Brettanomyces bruxellensis, Brux will … Continue reading Brux Domesticated Wild Ale (Sierra Nevada and Russian River Brewing Companies)

Blind Pig (Russian River Brewing Company)

Style: India Pale Ale 6.1% ABV OG: 1.058 Bottled On: 12/05/13 From: Santa Rosa, CA Brewer’s Note: “Ask for a blind pig during prohibition and you might just get a beer… During prohibition using the term “blind pig” discreetly meant many different things. Sometimes it was a secret code given to a bartender to receive a beer. In other places, it meant you paid a … Continue reading Blind Pig (Russian River Brewing Company)

Pliny the Elder (Russian River Brewing Company)

Style: Double India Pale Ale 8.0% ABV OG: 1.070 Hops: Amarillo, Centennial, CTZ, Simcoe Bottled On: 12/02/13 From: Santa Rosa, CA Brewer’s Note: “Pliny the Elder is brewed with Amarillo, Centennial, CTZ, and Simcoe hops. It is well-balanced with malt, hops, and alcohol, slightly bitter with a fresh hop aroma of floral, citrus, and pine. Best enjoyed FRESH! That is why we make it in … Continue reading Pliny the Elder (Russian River Brewing Company)