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Redemption - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,348 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,348
Reviews: 536
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 270
Gots: 269 | 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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Ratings: 1,348 | Reviews: 536 | Display Reviews Only:
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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
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Travisnin

Idaho

4/5  rDev -1%

09-13-2012 06:41:09 | More by Travisnin
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1%

09-09-2012 16:36:12 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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philaflava

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

09-09-2012 16:10:57 | More by philaflava
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +23.8%

09-08-2012 18:00:05 | More by KC9LDB
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crownrl28

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-08-2012 01:17:25 | More by crownrl28
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GregoryMo

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

09-04-2012 22:17:59 | More by GregoryMo
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azdback

Arizona

3.8/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into a pilsner glass, straw colored and clear. Large carbonation bubbles lead to a huge three finger head. Head is bright white colored and creamy in appearance but does dissipate rather quickly. Lace is very sticky and beautiful.

Smell is musty, earthy, banana, nuts.

Taste is exactly like the smell. Lots of musty yeast and hop varieties. Wheat and banana. Earth and funk.

Mouth is bright and light. Carbonation is medium with a decent finish that is rather dry.

Overall I know I should grade this on the style and not on my personal preference and I did but I will tell you here in the after notes that I hate everything this beer and brews of it's style are. I hate the smell, color, taste, popularity. I find it so hard to believe that so many BA's seek out this style of beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2012 06:39:34 | More by azdback
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-31-2012 00:17:23 | More by rolltide8425
Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,348 ratings.