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Erudition - Russian River Brewing Company

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Erudition
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BA SCORE
88
very good

152 Ratings
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 27
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.15% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 04-28-2005)
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Ratings: 152 | Reviews: 45 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

HaveUSeenMyCellar, Feb 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

BlackTuesday, Feb 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

sansho, Feb 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

laurastradford, Feb 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Adamostella, Feb 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

jsanford, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.51/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at O'Brien's Pub in San Diego, CA.

Pours a clear yellow-orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, spices, and yeast. Taste is much the same with a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

BeerLover99, Jan 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

drewone, Jan 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

drummermattie02, Jan 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

n2185, Jan 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

brandoman63, Jan 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Gobzilla, Jan 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

spycow, Jan 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

msondel, Dec 30, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

arash1000, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

ber12, Dec 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

tswater, Dec 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

FATH3RH0P5, Nov 15, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub. So-so saison, certainly displaying white pepper, coriander, and yeast which is an obstacle. Not a lot of inviting spices, however. Quaffable. Blonde coloured body. Merely hint of lemon. Appropriately carbonated. Would like some more bold taste.

Sammy, Nov 13, 2012
Photo of jethrodium
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a growler. Pours a hazy golden amber with a small white head that has good retention and leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma is earthy with a light mineral note, a hint of apple, and a peppery note. The Taste is dry and earthy with a bit of pepper. The finish is dry and earthy with some light apricot. Medium body. Medium carbonation. A pretty solid American Saison.

jethrodium, Nov 01, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Imbibed on tap at Russian River Brewing on 9/30/12. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a hazy orange with thin, irregular white head. Lots of spices: clove, pepper, but very light with some coriander and banana. Lots of lemon in the nose. Malt is perceptible, but not enough to describe other than light. Pungent, slightly barnyard yeast with a swirl. Taste starts with with honey-like sweetness and turns pungent quickly. Orange and some grapefruit citrus come next followed by a soft bitterness and nectar with hay. Feel is slightly viscous, finish dry. 

It becomes a little too thick over time, but I like the spiciness. Very complex, and overall light Saison. I wish I could manipulate yeast the way RRBC does.

Philousa, Oct 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Andrew_T, Sep 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

theempire, Sep 14, 2012
Erudition from Russian River Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.