Friday, August 7, 2009

Natalie Cilurzo of Russian River to attend Falling Rock tapping

Falling Rock Tap HouseOne of Denver's best beer bars has announced several upcoming tappings and events for early August. Below is an excerpt from Chris at Falling Rock and their most recent newsletter. Russian River's own Natalie Cilurzo will be on hand for a tapping celebration. Read on!

Thursday August 13th 5-7pm Russian River Temptation Release

Temptation: "Aged in French oak wine barrels for twelve months with distinct characteristics of fruit and subtle oak" sounds more like a description of wine than beer. However, Temptation is indeed beer. Temptation is a Blonde Ale aged in French oak chardonnay barrels with Brettanomyces. Flavors of wine and oak absorb into the brew throughout its aging. Temptation is re-fermented in the bottle to create its carbonation--a process commonly used to make fine champagne and sparkling wine. Spent yeast forms a thin layer of sediment to remain in the bottle. 7.25%ABV / 1.062 O.G.

Silver Medal, 2007 GABF (Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer)
Gold Medal, 2006 World Beer Cup (Other Belgian Style Ale Category)
Silver Medal, 2004 World Beer Cup (Other Belgian Style Ale Category)
Silver Medal, 2003 GABF (Belgian Ale Category)
Gold Medal, 2002 GABF (Belgian Ale Category)

Natalie Cilurzo will be attending the release party so come on out & join us.

Have a great day.
Chris (Falling Rock Tap House)

Related articles:
- Video tour of Falling Rock Tap House (Denver).
- Russian River Blind Pig IPA review.
- Russian River Pliny the Elder Review.

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