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Redemption - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,440 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,440
Reviews: 542
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 289
Gots: 283 | FT: 12
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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

fox227, Dec 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

gcare02, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of yourefragile
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft at the brewpub.

Pours a bright golden color with a fluffy white head that has nice retention and leaves rings of lacing. Very fruity aroma, more so citrus than yeast, with pale malt, banana and mild floral hops. Flavor is similar to the nose, citrus and ester sweetness over a light malt body and a hint of floral hop bitterness in the finish. Nice light texture on the palate with medium carbonation. My favorite of the regular rotation non-BA -tion beers.

yourefragile, Dec 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

BHOBS, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of Mahlik
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12.68 oz bottle from Belmont Station. Poured into a tulip glass. Batch 11.

A - Pours a hazy golden yellow with a puffy white head. Head dissipates to leave a thick soapy ring. Some sticky streaks of lacing. Lots of carbonation. Plenty of bubbles shooting up the sides of the glass.

S - Belgian yeast is very noticeable. Pears, apples and grapes create a nice fruity tartness. Peppery with notes of coriander, clove and orange peel. Some funk and grass/hay round out the aroma.

T - Again, Belgian yeast makes its presence felt. Tart apples and pears blend with lemon zest, pepper and coriander. Grassy hops finish everything out.

M - Light and crisp with lively carbonation. Very smooth and finishes dry. Alcohol presence is minimal.

O - A quality RR beer for sure. Definitely worth a try. While I enjoyed it more than its "sister beer" Damnation, I find it inferior to some of Russian River's other offerings (e.g. Temptation, Consecration, Supplication).

Mahlik, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Leftofthedial, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

tclapper, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

CelticAleMan, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

KSimley, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

readicculus, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

jtk, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

jheezee, Dec 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

spycow, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

CaptainNomihodai, Dec 13, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

JonBoy47, Dec 13, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

drummermattie02, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

beerhorn12, Dec 12, 2011
Photo of david131
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to warnerry for the bottle.
Batch 009.

A- Pours a light yellow,color with just the slightest haze to it. The white head is thin and creamy with some nice retention.

S- White bread, light fruit, just the slightest hint of pepper, and some Belgian yeast. Simple but nice.

T- Light fruit, white bread, and a bit of pepper. Simple.

M- Abundant carbonation keeps it light with a bit of a bite. The finish is clean.

O- This is a simple and tasty beer. Refreshing, but not too interesting. I don't think I would have as high of a regard for it if the packaging was simpler.

david131, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

BrewinHeadBanger, Dec 12, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

EasyReader, Dec 12, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

twelveinches, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

cycoduck, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

ObeMaltKinobee, Dec 09, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

WarnerJC8, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

tubbnik, Dec 08, 2011
Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,440 ratings.