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Redemption - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,437 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,437
Reviews: 542
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 289
Gots: 284 | FT: 13
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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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

BHOBS, Dec 20, 2011
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3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12.68 oz bottle from Belmont Station. Poured into a tulip glass. Batch 11.

A - Pours a hazy golden yellow with a puffy white head. Head dissipates to leave a thick soapy ring. Some sticky streaks of lacing. Lots of carbonation. Plenty of bubbles shooting up the sides of the glass.

S - Belgian yeast is very noticeable. Pears, apples and grapes create a nice fruity tartness. Peppery with notes of coriander, clove and orange peel. Some funk and grass/hay round out the aroma.

T - Again, Belgian yeast makes its presence felt. Tart apples and pears blend with lemon zest, pepper and coriander. Grassy hops finish everything out.

M - Light and crisp with lively carbonation. Very smooth and finishes dry. Alcohol presence is minimal.

O - A quality RR beer for sure. Definitely worth a try. While I enjoyed it more than its "sister beer" Damnation, I find it inferior to some of Russian River's other offerings (e.g. Temptation, Consecration, Supplication).

Mahlik, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

readicculus, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

beerhorn12, Dec 12, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

david131, Dec 12, 2011
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Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,437 ratings.