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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,873 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,873
Reviews: 1,058
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 330
Gots: 579 | FT: 46
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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Ratings: 2,873 | Reviews: 1,058 | Display Reviews Only:
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csustar001

New York

5/5  rDev +21.4%

03-30-2013 20:10:08 | More by csustar001
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap in a goblet.

A-Pure liquid golden color, one-finger white head, rings of lacing. Lively carbonated, clean and clear.

S-Light fruits, pear and banana. Grassy and yeasty. Very fresh with just a hint of alcohol.

T-Citrus hoppy and Belgian yeast. Some light frutiness.

M-Lots of smooth body, lots of carbonation. Very easy drinking with a crisp dry lingering hop finish. The abv takes a low profile.

O- A great beer.

Serving type: on-tap

03-30-2013 11:19:52 | More by NiceTaps
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BAsbill

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-30-2013 04:09:47 | More by BAsbill
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9%

03-30-2013 01:59:07 | More by nrs207
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DmouthCaliBrewz

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-29-2013 07:08:23 | More by DmouthCaliBrewz
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DMc8ride

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-28-2013 21:43:34 | More by DMc8ride
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Jae9979

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9%

03-27-2013 01:38:52 | More by Jae9979
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Zorora

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-26-2013 14:43:45 | More by Zorora
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Rainier

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-26-2013 02:20:08 | More by Rainier
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KelsoSaaz

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-26-2013 00:33:00 | More by KelsoSaaz
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle, the ale was a golden color with a generous white head. It left lacing around the sides of the glass in a manner appropriate for the style. In the aroma, one detects an almost grape-like wine aroma. In the mold of wine, it projected notes of a dry wine. In the initial taste, one detects notes of grape, grape skin, wheat, dry biscuit, yeast, and banana. The ale was smooth, yet pleasantly bubbly. When the fruits of the initial tastes evaporate, a dry aftertaste becomes apparent. In my overall impression, this is a complex beer with several tastes occurring at once. Though this is not the most respected Russian River, it holds up nicely against other beers.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 00:15:52 | More by JohnnyHopps
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9%

03-24-2013 21:20:22 | More by Gonzoillini
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brheuer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-24-2013 20:34:53 | More by brheuer
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cquinn17

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9%

03-24-2013 06:42:40 | More by cquinn17
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rand

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-24-2013 06:15:03 | More by rand
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3Pope7

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-24-2013 00:32:48 | More by 3Pope7
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nefelim

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -33.3%

03-23-2013 19:42:46 | More by nefelim
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-23-2013 19:23:45 | More by Sparky44
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nrb1

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

03-23-2013 15:25:09 | More by nrb1
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BeerBucks

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-23-2013 01:34:02 | More by BeerBucks
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 11/8/12. Purchased at a bar for $18 (my first Russian River beer - decided to splurg)

A - Golden yellow, clear, but plenty of sediment in the bottle due to bottle conditioning so be careful if you want to avoid the yeast and cloudiness. One-finger white head. Nice lacing. Well carbonated.

A - Minimal but hints of yeast and a little funk.

T - Dry, fruity, yeast, hides the ABV well.

MF - Bright from the carbonation. Resulted in quite a few burps (I never say this).

O - Quaffable strong belgian ale. Not to Duvel standards, especially when the price is considered. Disappointing for the price.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 00:19:29 | More by Sludgeman
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aslamm75

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -15%

03-21-2013 18:02:53 | More by aslamm75
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-21-2013 04:23:00 | More by DIPAFAN
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HoppyDaze1127

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-20-2013 23:45:12 | More by HoppyDaze1127
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

03-19-2013 02:41:41 | More by gratefulbeerhead
Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,873 ratings.