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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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92
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2,596 Ratings
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Ratings: 2596
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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ghetto90007

California

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the 375 mL caged and corked bottle into a New Belgium snifter.

An elegant and attractive beer. Pale golden color, delicate white head, luscious micro-bubbles of carbonation flowing to the surface. Holding this one up to the light - it just looks heavenly, like I would want to swim in this stuff.

Smells like a Belgian pale ale. That twang of Belgian yeast, golden pears and some other non-descript fruitiness (though all subtle), and some grainy flavors. Remarkably balanced nose.

Sweeter than many Belgian pale ales. Ripe pear and mild peachy flavors intertwined with spicy Belgian yeast. Not as clean or dry as, say, Duvel.

Carbonation is there, but gentle. Yields a somewhat soft mouthfeel. Fairly buoyant and light bodied, but given some gravity from the level of sweetness.

An enjoyable take on the Belgian Strong Pale Ale. A little sweet for my taste, but that is not reflected in my ratings. My ratings reflect the solid craftsmanship this brew presents.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2011 03:35:22 | More by ghetto90007
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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,596 ratings.