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Shadow Of A Doubt - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

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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MrGone

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

04-06-2014 04:11:35 | More by MrGone
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Zaximus

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

04-05-2014 01:39:52 | More by Zaximus
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tinterlande

Maine

4/5  rDev -2%

04-03-2014 19:18:35 | More by tinterlande
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

04-01-2014 01:55:33 | More by mattmarka1
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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

03-31-2014 00:09:35 | More by jschott75
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Schulte30

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-28-2014 02:46:12 | More by Schulte30
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ArrogantB

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle courtesy of drunkensloth, thanks a lot man. Appearance is dark black, standard porter, healthy head. Aroma is sort of yeasty and roasted malts, definitely won't be mistaken for an imperial stout. Flavor is again yeaty, roasted malts tastes very much like a porter and not an imperial stout, slight touch of chocolate. This was a very solid beer and the alcohol was well hidden. Nice to have a non-Belgian, non-IPA from Russian River.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 17:10:36 | More by ArrogantB
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Goalcam

California

4.89/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I have never been a fan of porter style beers. They typically remind me of the beers you'd have a the pub after work in England... no frills just something to get a buzz from. This one is exceptional It has a very good smooth flavor to it. It didn't have the typical aftertaste that darks usually have. If you like Porters you'll love this one.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2014 19:20:04 | More by Goalcam
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Melman

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

03-23-2014 18:00:02 | More by Melman
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cdean801

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-23-2014 04:01:10 | More by cdean801
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james582

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

03-22-2014 18:18:37 | More by james582
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cbgoods

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-22-2014 02:55:04 | More by cbgoods
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Rubalaca

California

4/5  rDev -2%

03-19-2014 02:31:40 | More by Rubalaca
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SavvyStudent

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-17-2014 20:35:27 | More by SavvyStudent
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NCalement

North Carolina

4.36/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Duvel globe.

A- Black, with a mocha color head that holds nicely. Strong lacing.

S- Chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, milk chocolate and slight vanilla.

T- Lots of roast and chocolate. Slightly bitter crisp finish. Dark chocolate up front followed milk chocolate and roasted malts. Semisweet bakers coco finish. Wow this is good.

M- Perfect. Medium carbonation, thick body, viscus, no sign of ABV, dry finish and refreshing.

O- What a great porter. This might be the first dark non-Belgian style beer that I've tried from Russian River and it's spot on. But what do you suspect from a world class brewery.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 15:41:13 | More by NCalement
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-07-2014 15:53:45 | More by mklisz
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pinnser

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

03-06-2014 23:07:09 | More by pinnser
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

As a sampler from the source, pours dark brown, opaque, with a half finger super creamy looking khaki head. Roasty with a big part chocolate covered raisins on the aroma. The flavor is full of big chocolate notes, has some dark fruit finish, and just a hint of roast or smoke on the palate. Medium creamy mouthfeel, low to medium carbonation that drinks easy for the ABV. Not bad at all, but probably not worth going out of your way for.

Serving type: on-tap

03-05-2014 05:23:56 | More by BMMillsy
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Doodler

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 05:40:31 | More by Doodler
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-24-2014 21:00:14 | More by Shandycan
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GraduatedCashew

California

4/5  rDev -2%

02-24-2014 18:14:22 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

02-23-2014 22:20:09 | More by Gregaroo
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

02-19-2014 00:09:52 | More by PhatAtUT
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

02-15-2014 19:06:55 | More by KAF
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dansmcd

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-14-2014 22:14:48 | More by dansmcd
Shadow Of A Doubt from Russian River Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.