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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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2,598 Ratings
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Ratings: 2598
Reviews: 1048
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%


Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerguy101 on 09-19-2003)
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BobZ

Massachusetts

4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle poured into a hotel champagne flute.

Appearance: Bright golden yellow with a nice billowy 3" head that recedes to a thick cap with sticky lacing.

Smell: Some citrus, more lemon and lime, and some floral hops.

Taste: As in the nose, really nice fresh citrus balanced almost perfectly against floral hops. Very flavorful a great take on the BPA style.

Mouthfeel: Extremely clean, dry, smooth and refreshing.

Overall: The best American version of a Belgian pale ale I have tasted, on par with Duvel, hell maybe a slight bit better. If this were readily available locally I would always have some on hand.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 16:55:24 | More by BobZ
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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,598 ratings.