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Shadow Of A Doubt - Russian River Brewing Company

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209 Ratings
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 7.84%
Wants: 29
Gots: 19 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.86% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: litheum94 on 03-13-2013)
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Reviews by kevanb:
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kevanb

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

64oz growler poured into a Russian River pint glass.

The beer pours a nice dark cola brown color with a thick, billowy, caramel colored head, about 2 fingers high that leaves a small amount of spotted lace behind. The aroma is fairly innocuous, dark chocolate, slight roast and toasted dark grain with some astringent alcohol that lingers. The flavors are right in line with the nose, soft yet bitter dark chocolate, light roast character with some underlying smokiness and an almost salinous character that finishes with a nice richness from the grain bill and just a touch of sweet alcohol. The body is awesome, rich, thick, full bodied that has just enough lively carbonation to dance around the tongue and has a silky smooth finish.

Verdict: A pleasant Porter from Russian River but nothing mind blowing. It's well made, simplistic and very quaffable. I do prefer their regular porter to this beer, but both are still enjoyable.

Serving type: growler

03-30-2013 01:05:14 | More by kevanb
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Shadow Of A Doubt from Russian River Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.