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Redemption - Russian River Brewing Company

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90
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1,356 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,356
Reviews: 537
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 273
Gots: 266 | FT: 14
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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Ratings: 1,356 | Reviews: 537 | Display Reviews Only:
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

10-22-2012 14:48:13 | More by tedho21
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Bloodbuzz99

Georgia

3/5  rDev -25.7%

10-21-2012 12:52:54 | More by Bloodbuzz99
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mdavidson

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

10-20-2012 19:46:21 | More by mdavidson
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jlkaufm

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1%

10-19-2012 22:13:08 | More by jlkaufm
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

375ml bottle thanks to stmgl01 for the hook up! Poured into Founders tulip. Batch 11.

A- Pours a slightly hazy mostly translucent light lemony yellow color with about a finger of white foamy head that recedes to a thin layer leaving some lacing. Nice consistent rising carbonation bubbles.

S- Lemony grassy hops with some light funky brett and a light sourness, a hint of barnyard hay in the background. Smells similar to Damnation with a light brett smell that isn't too overpowering.

T- Light lemony grassy hops, hay, some light sourness that kind of mixes with the grass and lemon and doesn't really assert itself too much. A little bit of a watery finish that ends in a light lemony aftertaste that lingers.

M- Fairly thin, over carbonated which in my opinion kind of clashed a little bit with the farmhouse qualities, easy to drink.

O- This was a decent beer that I enjoyed drinking but wasn't overly impressed. I definitely enjoyed Damnation (the base beer) more and there are plenty of beers from RR that I would choose over this. I would drink this again, but definitely not pay the price tag on it or seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2012 22:40:24 | More by jaasen64
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

10-17-2012 00:09:15 | More by UNCCTDawg
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

10-16-2012 16:41:51 | More by cbnz
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amylew


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

10-16-2012 03:38:13 | More by amylew
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atone315

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1%

10-15-2012 15:09:05 | More by atone315
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1%

10-11-2012 03:41:50 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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cleonile2000

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

10-11-2012 00:53:28 | More by cleonile2000
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mixed_master7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

10-09-2012 18:20:26 | More by mixed_master7
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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

10-09-2012 04:31:16 | More by anteater
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12.7oz bottle into a tulip. Batch 11, so bottled September 2011?

A: Pours a clear light gold with a nice white head.

S: Slightly spicy yeast, rice, vanilla, a bit floral.

T: Dryish floral esters, a bit of grain. hint of grassy hops.

M: Light with active carbonation.

O: Definitely dryer than I was expecting, leaving it a bit flat flavor-wise. Pretty refreshing though.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2012 03:39:48 | More by Etan
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C2H5

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

10-06-2012 04:56:49 | More by C2H5
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SupremePie

Vermont

3/5  rDev -25.7%

10-05-2012 03:21:53 | More by SupremePie
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

10-04-2012 15:06:28 | More by jwat
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Grant89

California

4/5  rDev -1%

10-03-2012 22:59:51 | More by Grant89
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crowsoup

California

4/5  rDev -1%

10-03-2012 19:22:56 | More by crowsoup
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spoony

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 375 ml bottle into a tulip. Bottle dated 7/18/12.

A--There is a nice, fluffy 2.5 finger off-white head that recedes slowly. The beer leaves a cap of foam and some lacing. The brew is slightly cloudy and a has a pale yellow color. There were a few streams of carbonation visible.

S--There is a pleasant smell of light lemon, straw, and yeast. It is not terribly funky, but still has earthy, stoney undertones.

T--Mostly follows the smell, i.e., earthy and musty with some citrus/lemon fruit and spice notes. The spice is there, but not overwhelming. This beer is not a huge palate-wrecker, but has more subtle flavors.

M-Lighter to medium bodied brew with measurable, but not substantial carbonation. Quite drinkable.

O-I liked this beer for its balance and drinkability (almost a session beer), but for 6 bucks I felt like it was just a bit too subtle when compared against some of its Belgian pale ale competition.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2012 05:09:43 | More by spoony
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wisrarebeer

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Batch 012. Thanks to Alissa for bringing this back from Colorado.

A: pale amber hue, some cloudiness, nice puffy head when poured that kept to a thin veil
S: estery, full nose, some yeast
T: very mellow, well-balanced, estery up front with nice hop bitter balance in finish without going over the top, some yeasty overtones in finish
M: quenching, snappy, very refreshing beer, highly drinkable

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 00:28:39 | More by wisrarebeer
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InHoc-Sims


4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

09-27-2012 00:11:48 | More by InHoc-Sims
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ckobes

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

09-26-2012 18:02:58 | More by ckobes
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Andrew_T


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-26-2012 02:28:59 | More by Andrew_T
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%

09-19-2012 23:51:32 | More by Molson2000
Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,356 ratings.