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Redemption - Russian River Brewing Company

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1,398 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,398
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 283
Gots: 274 | 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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david131

California

3.9/5  rDev -3.2%

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.

12-12-2011 04:46:15 | More by david131
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BrewinHeadBanger

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-12-2011 03:09:35 | More by BrewinHeadBanger
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EasyReader

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +24.1%

12-12-2011 00:52:32 | More by EasyReader
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twelveinches

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

12-10-2011 07:00:27 | More by twelveinches
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cycoduck

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-10-2011 06:08:46 | More by cycoduck
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-09-2011 08:02:19 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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WarnerJC8

Delaware

5/5  rDev +24.1%

12-09-2011 04:23:00 | More by WarnerJC8
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tubbnik

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-08-2011 16:12:15 | More by tubbnik
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kornkid8600

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

12-08-2011 06:52:06 | More by kornkid8600
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JStep

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-07-2011 19:00:42 | More by JStep
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rbrefbeerman

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-07-2011 02:12:21 | More by rbrefbeerman
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slentz

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +4.2%

Batch 11. Bottle to 'tion glass at about 55 degrees.

A: Easy pour down the center of the glass leads to a half finger head that quickly dissipates to a thin ring. Golden yellow slightly orange colored hue. A little murky however I believe that is because I poured the yeast. Looks ok in the glass. 3.5

S: Pretty funky, belgian yeast, slight banana, a bit of grass. Smells really nice. 4.0

T: Slight sourness...more tart that sour. Nice and smooth. Not that I drink white wine much but this has somewhat of a white wine character. 4.5

M: Mouthfeel is good with nice carbonation, very prickly on the tongue. 4.0

O: Overall a really nice beer, nice mouthfeel, always enjoy every beer from Russian River. 4.0

12-07-2011 02:09:26 | More by slentz
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MikeRMII

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-06-2011 04:18:37 | More by MikeRMII
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PhatAtUT

Texas

5/5  rDev +24.1%

12-05-2011 21:59:23 | More by PhatAtUT
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-05-2011 21:30:48 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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TGS

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

12-05-2011 17:39:47 | More by TGS
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zac16125

South Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -11.9%

375mL bottle poured into a snifter
Batch 10

A: Poured very slowly but still is quite hazy. Golden with an almost brownish hue, and a massive amount of bubbly snow-white head, which takes minutes to dissipate down. Leaves a good amount of lacing. Lots of carbonation bubbles can be seen racing up the class. The color just isn’t very appealing though, especially with the haziness.

S:Sweet fruits, pear and banana, alone with a spice character consisting of clove and white pepper. A little bit of lemony citrus as well. Would agree with others in that is has the characteristics of a hefe, except heavier on the spice.

T: The most prominent flavor is clove. Other characters noted are lemon, peppery spice, a wheat flavor, some orange, and a touch of banana.

M/D: Has a bubbly mouthfeel, but kind of leaves an odd film in the mouth. Might be the yeast that escaped in the pour. Medium bodied and easy to drink. That lingering mouth film bothers me though.

O: Overall, I found this underwhelming. I was lucky enough to get my hands on 5 RR brews on my west coast trip, this is the 4th of the 5 and so far is it by far my least favorite. It’s enjoyable but it’s nothing special. I also think I drank this too warm. I usually prefer my beers at slightly higher temps than recommended but I would suggest to drink this one quite chilled.

12-05-2011 02:51:42 | More by zac16125
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pixieskid

Germany

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-04-2011 20:27:49 | More by pixieskid
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kmatlack

California

3/5  rDev -25.6%

12-04-2011 18:35:38 | More by kmatlack
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Joecaddie

Delaware

5/5  rDev +24.1%

12-04-2011 11:57:11 | More by Joecaddie
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

12-04-2011 03:37:51 | More by bigred89
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caseyoharaa

California

5/5  rDev +24.1%

12-03-2011 19:20:09 | More by caseyoharaa
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vonburgey

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.1%

12-02-2011 17:23:16 | More by vonburgey
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-02-2011 04:44:20 | More by deapokid
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Captainren

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-01-2011 14:58:17 | More by Captainren
Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,398 ratings.