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Redemption - Russian River Brewing Company

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1,392 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,392
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 280
Gots: 276 | FT: 17
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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MareInfinitus

California

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-28-2011 08:11:00 | More by MareInfinitus
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -4.7%

Thanks to n8dietz for picking this bottle up for me.

Quick head with a half ring of residual foam. Good bubbling, but not great. I poured this beer without the yeast sediement in the bottle. Faintly pale hay yellow in color.

Very faint, tart apple, lightly toasted and unmalted barley aromas.

Lightly toasted and unmalted barley comes together with a fruity Belgian yeast that gives off some ripe apple and tart blackberry nuances. I could drink this all day. Smooth, and somewhat grassy palate. This beer has flavor and spunk, but not the alcoholic punch of most Belgian style beers available in the USA.

11-27-2011 22:01:58 | More by scruffwhor
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PthPndr

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-27-2011 21:58:54 | More by PthPndr
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tigervette

Washington

4/5  rDev -1%

11-27-2011 15:38:22 | More by tigervette
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Elemenopy

California

4/5  rDev -1%

11-26-2011 20:35:28 | More by Elemenopy
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koolk

Australia

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-26-2011 10:44:28 | More by koolk
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GarrettB714

California

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-26-2011 05:27:49 | More by GarrettB714
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

11-25-2011 19:55:50 | More by Exiled
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1%

11-25-2011 14:32:46 | More by Rochefort10nh
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

11-25-2011 02:24:48 | More by mdillon86
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cavedave

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Big thanks to andrewk for this RR treat. Label says it is an abbey style "single", though listed in its broader cat. BPA on BA.

Even with a gentle pour some yeast gets in to cloud the straw colored beer, and a nice head of purest white tops it. Nice, but some of the better looking in this style make one want to capture photos.

Smell is tart and mineral sharp yeast, candi, a little bit of herbal bitter to it, even a hint of floral.

Sharp yeast tart hits first, with a nice full taste of sweet ,and dry mineral following. Really simple mix of flavors, but all of them very clean and balanced for a delicious taste. As it warms I taste what might be wheat in there, but it would be hard to label this a bready taste, it isn't, but the grain flavors are part of what makes this work. The mineral becomes spicy along the way, very nicely so, the bitter at the end of the sip becomes more evident.

Mouthfeel is what broad guidelines say this should be. Medium carb., coating on the palate, a bit spicy and tart and lightly bitter finish, and it stays clean.

Vern nice beer, gonna try it's brother Damnation next to compare. I recommend this beer to all who love simple clean refreshing beers that feature tasteful Belgian yeast tart and tangy at center stage.

11-24-2011 19:50:17 | More by cavedave
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gkangas

Washington

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-23-2011 05:58:13 | More by gkangas
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winegourmet76

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

11-23-2011 04:52:54 | More by winegourmet76
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PostVinyl

California

4/5  rDev -1%

11-23-2011 04:46:03 | More by PostVinyl
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Stigs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

11-23-2011 04:32:57 | More by Stigs
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stevefinny

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

11-23-2011 01:22:51 | More by stevefinny
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

11-22-2011 15:57:28 | More by wdarcy77
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-22-2011 03:46:20 | More by bob727
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jh1982

Nevada

4/5  rDev -1%

11-21-2011 05:37:58 | More by jh1982
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vandemonian

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev -4%

Russian River Redemption is a dry and metallic Belgian pale ale. Everything was great, except I didn't love the metallic flavour.

A: Cloudy yellow colour and a 15 mm head that lasts due to high carbonation. 5

S: Malt and yeast with a little zesty lemon taste. Maybe some clove spices too. 4.5

T: Malt and yeast with some metallic sourness and maybe some lemon zest. The aftertaste is very dry and a little bitter. 3.5

M: Silky. Foamy. 4.5

O: 4

11-21-2011 03:10:08 | More by vandemonian
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MichiganHopHead

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-21-2011 01:10:45 | More by MichiganHopHead
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jhighlandbrewing

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-20-2011 23:25:15 | More by jhighlandbrewing
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-20-2011 21:46:20 | More by DrinkSlurm
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-20-2011 16:34:15 | More by brandoman63
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Sixofsigmas

California

4/5  rDev -1%

11-20-2011 08:07:48 | More by Sixofsigmas
Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,392 ratings.