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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,609 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2609
Reviews: 1049
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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BuxMontBeerLover

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle was purchased and consumed at the Broad Street Bullies Pub at Xfinity Live! in Philadelphia.

Beer was brought to the table uncaged and uncorked along with the proper glassware, a tulip glass.

A - The beer pours a very cloudy, hazy golden color. A one finger, rather dense head on the initial pour. Small particles of yeast from the in-bottle fermentation are floating around. A small amount of lacing left after drinking.

S - A nice aroma of yeast and fruit-like sweetness.

T - A very smooth, easy drinking beer. There is a mixture of spiciness, along with the classic banana taste. A background of an earthy/grassy taste is noticeable as well. The alcohol is pretty well disguised but does peak through a bit during the sampling.

M - A moderate to heavier consistency. Light carbonation.

O - A good beer. This is a style that I don't normally lean towards but since it was a beer I had never had before and had heard a lot about, I decided to give it a try. I know that I was out at a pub but at $9/bottle, I don't think this is worthy of a repeat purchase on a return visit. It's not that its a bad beer, just simply that for a cost/enjoyment value, I'd get something else.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2012 17:43:48 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,609 ratings.