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Salvation - Russian River Brewing Company

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964 Ratings
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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 450
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 329
Gots: 209 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 05-09-2004)
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assurbanipaul

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4.47/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a dark roasty brown with a tall off-white head. Aroma is lots of candy sugar and malt sugar, somewhat dry and a little yeasty.

Taste is roasty malt, more dry instead of sweet. Any sweetness comes from candy sugar flavors, not necessarily from the malt background, although some cola/caramel flavors are present. Some light elements of raisins or plums, a little bready, traces of banana and yeast. Some chocolate malt and more light fruits emerge as it warms, but overall it remains dry with no trace of alcoholic flavors

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated and very drinkable. Much lighter than expected, lighter than most other Belgian ales of the same style, which makes it much prefereable. A great American version, actually better than some Belgians I've had, one I would drink again.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2006 02:17:13 | More by assurbanipaul
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Salvation from Russian River Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 964 ratings.