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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
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2,861 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,861
Reviews: 1,058
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 328
Gots: 576 | 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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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Russian River ales are always fun and special because they are bottled and presented well initially. The ale itself poured with a thin fizzy head that dissappated in mere moments. The color was of an apple cider like tint, cloudy and yellow but almost reddish in a way. The aroma is of apple and cloves but the taste follows on the apple. The taste is more complex than just apple as three distinct stages were present. It felt as the first taste disappeared quickly, a new taste emerged at the swallow and the aftertaste linger softly for some time. I simply could not describe each taste and it seemed I wanted more. My only complaint would be the feel was quite carbonated and bubbly, almost thin. Overall this was an experience and a good one at that.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 03:03:13 | More by KYGunner
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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,861 ratings.