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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: 330
Gots: 208 | 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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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pouring cellar temp bottle into a snifter, the bottle says Batch 005. The beer pours a dark chocolate brown color with creamy beige head of 1 cm after a gentle pour. Head remains as a sturdy tightly packed edge layer for the entire sampling. Nice lacing on each sip.
The aroma is rich and malty with some chocolate powder and dark fruit. I get red grape and raisins with some brown sugar and a little booze.
First sip reveals an average body with smooth gentle carbonation. Easy drinking smooth and gentle on my palate.
Flavor is rich and malty with brown sugar and raisins dominant throughout the tasting. Some chocolate powder and a bit of bready yeast come through on the finish.
The booze is pretty well hidden with just a little warmth on the swallow.
Very well crafted and a big malty brew, I dont get any hop presence anywhere.
This is enjoyable and drinks very easy, could sneak up on me by the end of the bottle.

Worth a purchase if you see it.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 03:32:22 | More by sulldaddy
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Salvation from Russian River Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 964 ratings.