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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,865 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,865
Reviews: 1,058
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 330
Gots: 578 | FT: 45
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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FosterJM

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4.22/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

14th review on BA
Bottle poured into snifter
Corked and Caged 375 ML, Batch #59

Being the 3rd RR I've had but the first sour, I am extremely excited. While its not the best belgian style i've had its certainly up there with the best.

App- I didn't get the giant head that some people got off of theres but it could be it was a smaller bottle but I got a hazy, cloudy orange. Very thin head only about 1/4" and white. Great lacing and very carbonated.

Smell- Very citrus with orange mostly. Got a lot of floral in the nose as well. Has that lush and full belgian style nose I love.

Taste- Not at all what I was expecting. Bubbles away on each sip. Not the big scary beer I was hoping for but more a delicate and intricate balance of all flavors. For a medium 7% ABV. Doesnt feel like it

Mouth- Like a belgian champagne with the dry feel and with all the bubbles and complex flavors working together. I enjoyed it very much.

Drink- I'm sure it's not an everyday beer. However, it was a good beer and for what it is a great example of what RR can do with a beer. I don't think I could handle more than 1 or else a second would sneak up on you and make you forget a section of time.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2010 17:53:05 | More by FosterJM
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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,865 ratings.