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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
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3,267 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,267
Reviews: 1,079
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 356
Gots: 710 | FT: 48
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:
Beer added by: beerguy101 on 09-19-2003

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured into a goblet/snifter from a corked and caged 375ml bottle. Pours a cloudy rich golden straw with a foamy two-finger head. Solid retention.

Aroma: Fruity and spicy notes, subtle banana, some fresh grains. Some mild spiciness perceptible as the beer warms.

Taste: Sweet and spicy, but the flavors are beguilingly subtle, and blend together very effectively. Alcohol is not noticeable, unlike some in this style. Slight (very slight) tartness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied and very smooth, eminently drinkable. If it were't the price tag, I could drink more than a few of these.

Overall: Excellent, easily drinkable, well put together beer in this style. Lower in alcohol and slightly less harsh then some other examples.

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Poured minimal head on a clear, straw colored body.
The aroma is wonderful: apple, pear, dry grain and barnyard.
The taste is full of fruit: apple and pear again. There's a sour note middle to end and some lemon bitterness too. Nicely balanced.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Enjoyable.

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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,267 ratings.