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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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92
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2,591 Ratings
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Ratings: 2591
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:
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(Beer added by: beerguy101 on 09-19-2003)
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blackc5

Washington

3.65/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap, served in a goblet.

A - A deep honey gold that is just ever so slightly hazy. Minimal head and little in the way of lacing.

S - Perhaps this beers strongest point - very strong aromas coming off of this. Lots of bready Belgian yeast, sweet honey, plus citrus hops and floral. Some banana as well. Quite nice.

T - Doesn't quite live up to the smell I am afraid. Overall, I would describe the taste as light (even edging towards bland), with the expected bready aspects finishing with a slight amount of apple bitter and citrusy hops. Some pineapple is there, just a touch of funk lingering in the background. Alcohol is prevalent in the taste as well, something I found a bit disappointing.

M - High carbonation, with a somewhat slick mouthfeel. Light to match the flavor.

D- Suffers from the noticeable alcohol in the taste, yet is balanced with the light on the palate flavors.

Not my favorite offering from RR and arguably quite overated IMHO, especially given it's premium price-point.

Serving type: on-tap

01-24-2010 06:17:07 | More by blackc5
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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,591 ratings.