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Salvation - Russian River Brewing Company

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962 Ratings
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Ratings: 962
Reviews: 450
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 329
Gots: 208 | FT: 6
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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elgiacomo

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

C&C bottle, batch 010, served at cellar temperature.

Pours reddish/brown with a large foamy light tan head that leaves some sticky spotty lacing and holds a light cap.

Aroma is belgian yeast, bread, fruit such as raisins and figs, very yeasty and bready overall. Very good strength but wish there was more going on.

Flavor is dark fruits, cherries, raisins, plums, figs, black currants, yeast, toasted dark bread, a hint of chocolate, lightly sweet with some alcohol on the finish.

Mouthfeel is thin to medium bodied, creamy at times but mostly with strong prickly scrubbing carbonation.

Pretty good Belgian Dark Ale, but I've had better examples that are much easier to obtain for somebody out east. Was really hoping for more due to all the praise RR receives.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2012 02:57:54 | More by elgiacomo
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Salvation from Russian River Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 962 ratings.