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Redemption - Russian River Brewing Company

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1,393 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,393
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 281
Gots: 277 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.15% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 05-09-2004)
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Higuerah3


4/5  rDev -1%

08-24-2014 00:43:00 | More by Higuerah3
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-22-2014 08:52:27 | More by browniewithnuts
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jordanimal

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-21-2014 03:23:05 | More by jordanimal
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timotao

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-21-2014 01:03:54 | More by timotao
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-19-2014 15:01:07 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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Keananmichael5

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-18-2014 21:34:01 | More by Keananmichael5
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RPH2327

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-18-2014 20:45:32 | More by RPH2327
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Stillyman11

California

3.76/5  rDev -6.9%

08-18-2014 01:50:33 | More by Stillyman11
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cfadams17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

08-17-2014 02:36:52 | More by cfadams17
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MasterfulIdiot

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Poured into a Riedel tulip glass. The liquid is a super-cloudy orange that almost looks like it could be OJ. The pour kicks up a thick, creamy off-white head that fades relatively quickly and leaves a nice amount of lace.

Aroma is dried lemons, cardamom, cloves, bananas, and the other smells typical of yeasty belgian blondes. More emphasis on cardamom here than normal, though.

Taste is similar, with cardamom and cloves taking the lead, and a nice dark-fruitiness makes itself known mid-palate, bringing some raisins and grapes into the mix. Finish is slightly drying and a little bit spicy, and the aftertaste is a nice mix of all the flavors. This one tastes a lot more meaty than most other Belgian blondes I've had, probably due to the heavy-handed emphasis on cardamom here. It's a little overpowering, but welcome to me since this is a style I don't often like as much as this.

Mouthfeel is amazingly silky. Medium-bodied, with a nice creaminess imparted to every sip from the lingering foamy cap.

Overall, this is a really nice Belgian blonde. It manages to keep the trademarks of the style (yeast, lemons, cloves, etc), while tweaking them slightly to make it a bit more interesting.

08-17-2014 00:05:54 | More by MasterfulIdiot
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DanFromIndy

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-14-2014 19:48:52 | More by DanFromIndy
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sjrodriguez

California

2/5  rDev -50.5%

08-14-2014 04:58:42 | More by sjrodriguez
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Texas

3.92/5  rDev -3%

08-14-2014 02:15:12 | More by Wayne17
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Keelin

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-13-2014 15:09:05 | More by Keelin
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MrDave

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-13-2014 14:08:58 | More by MrDave
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bcerv-ca

California

4/5  rDev -1%

08-09-2014 21:11:44 | More by bcerv-ca
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gkoz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-09-2014 03:11:13 | More by gkoz
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sillyhed8

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-08-2014 22:30:01 | More by sillyhed8
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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-08-2014 03:18:02 | More by spark3148857
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tsgooch79

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-08-2014 03:06:07 | More by tsgooch79
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Ready4aHeady

New York

3.45/5  rDev -14.6%

A: Pale straw color, slightly cloudy, thin white lacing

S: Lemon, citrus, tequila, vanilla, fresh and slightly funky

T: Similar to the smell, funky yeast with lemon and bread, clean, refreshing finish

M: light carbonation, minimal finish

O: Not my favorite style but much less cloying and sweet than other Belgian styles-- drier and crisper. Well-made.

08-07-2014 23:31:55 | More by Ready4aHeady
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Skunkdrool

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-07-2014 18:44:23 | More by Skunkdrool
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banger7

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-07-2014 02:05:33 | More by banger7
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sbangs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-07-2014 01:46:10 | More by sbangs
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webmouth247


2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

08-06-2014 11:52:25 | More by webmouth247
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Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,393 ratings.