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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: 276 | FT: 15
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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tswater

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1%

12-14-2012 15:30:45 | More by tswater
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tmt71883

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

12-14-2012 04:25:47 | More by tmt71883
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elgiacomo

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev -3.5%

12.7oz bottle, batch 12. Served at around 45F.

Pours hazy yellow with a two finger white head that recedes to a small cap and leaves a few sheets and spots of lacing behind.

Very yeasty, dusty, musty aroma, along with banana and a hint of lemon and spice. Good to very good strength.

Flavor is banana, Belgian yeast, lemon, other light fruits, spice, mild sweetness, minimal bitterness, minimal alcohol.

Mouthfeel is on the light side of medium, a bit sticky, good, sometimes sharp carbonation.

Pretty good Belgian-style Blonde or Pale Ale. Not a style I normally seek out, but someone generously gave me this bottle and I’ll never turn down a chance to try a Russian River brew.

12-13-2012 03:31:36 | More by elgiacomo
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

First had: on tap probably at Monk's

Pale golden beer, clearish, with a fluffy white head that retains well and leaves nice lacing on the glass. Lots of trub and floaties if you're pouring it from the bottle. Citrus and yeast in the nose, fruity esters and floral hops. In the taste: pale malt sweetness, bready yeast, pear and banana notes, citrus zest, floral and slightly earthy hops. Light-medium mouthfeel, generously carbonated, quiet pleasant overall. RR rarely disappoints.

12-13-2012 01:55:04 | More by Rifugium
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mrebeka

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

12-12-2012 04:01:04 | More by mrebeka
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

12-09-2012 01:02:43 | More by mcsauter82
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

12-07-2012 22:00:49 | More by WiscoBrewsco
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B00ZER

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

12-04-2012 20:59:38 | More by B00ZER
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1%

This is some sort of blonde ale. Tulip glass.

A: Pours a light orangish color with two fingers of (not dense) white crackly head which slowly descends into …

S: Light, yeasty malt, just a hint of banana and spice.

T: Light, yeasty malt and the barest perceptible spice, with slight bitterness and flabby finish. Exceedingly well integrated and smooth, though not that interesting.

M: Medium body and medium-high carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel.

O: Well crafted, simple beer. But not much going on.

12-04-2012 05:17:19 | More by pmarlowe
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

12-02-2012 03:41:09 | More by Hugonaut13
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SourAddict

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1%

12-01-2012 07:06:13 | More by SourAddict
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e30todamax

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1%

11-30-2012 20:08:51 | More by e30todamax
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Pelican5

California

4/5  rDev -1%

11-29-2012 22:48:59 | More by Pelican5
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-27-2012 19:40:09 | More by InspectorBob
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SDG1070

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

11-24-2012 15:14:20 | More by SDG1070
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baker2gs

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

11-21-2012 15:10:47 | More by baker2gs
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Chugger

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-19-2012 22:10:09 | More by Chugger
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2012 21:08:44 | More by barbellsNbeers
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bbadger

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

11-18-2012 03:40:35 | More by bbadger
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-17-2012 17:17:31 | More by sneaks2210
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

11-16-2012 08:23:11 | More by Anonymous1
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sliks96

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

11-16-2012 03:10:16 | More by sliks96
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +6.4%

A-slightly cloudy yellow gold with a nice white head. Slow bubbles. Some floaties.

S-banana, honey, some pale Belgian spices. Almost faint.

T-comes in with an awesome aged taste of pale Belgian spices and black peppercorn. It has a very awesome rawness to it that is reminiscent of a true Belgian. It's absolutely a wonderful taste a such a low abv. The peppercorn has a stinging on the tongue that lasts awhile. Has a good matching after-taste.

M-heavy carbonation with a dry finish. Almost perfect.

O-one major problem. It's the price. Well I got this in western PA, so I'm pretty sure I overpaid. The truth is I dream about a pale Belgian ale with this much flavor, kept at a very drinkable abv. I just wish it wouldn't wreck my wallet to get a case of this. It definitely doesn't have the flavor of the stronger pale Belgians, but it still has an awesome rawness.

11-16-2012 00:51:12 | More by AdamBear
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FATH3RH0P5

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-15-2012 21:58:38 | More by FATH3RH0P5
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paleoplant

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

11-12-2012 23:35:33 | More by paleoplant
Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,393 ratings.