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Damnation - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,945 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 2,945
Reviews: 1,060
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 333
Gots: 595 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerguy101 on 09-19-2003)
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Poured from the bottle into my DFH tulip, leaving the yeast behind... *Sigh*

A - Pours a cloudy, light copper. The aggressive pour produces a HUGE 3-finger rocky head, that hangs on for an eternity. (Pun intended) As the head diminishes, thick, white lacing abounds around the glass. The head is as white as Angel wings, and the carbonation is insanely, over the top, and flowing. Hooray.

S - Wheat-malt, Candi Sugar, and banana/clove esters abound. The smell is more akin to a Hefe, and less to a Belgian Golden ale. Light citrus notes are in there somewhere too. Yummy.

T - Creamy, and smooth on the palate. Bits of banana's foster-esque sweetness hit the front of the palate, with wheat notes and bready yeast notes on the back. The alcohol is well hidden,
and warming, but not hot. A little persimmon hits as well, with some minerality closing out the finish.

M - Again, creamy, without the carbonation overtaking the whole show.
Soft, and smooth, like raw silk in beer form. RRBC scores again!

O - A damned fine beer. The sad part is, I'm in Texas, and will have to wait for another kind soul to send one my way. Needless to say, I'm glad I got to have it, and given the chance, would gladly do so again! If you find a pint of Damnation in reach, DAMN THE TORPEDOES, and DRINK ONE!!!

Cheers!

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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,945 ratings.