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Russian River Brewing Company

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Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company
BA SCORE
100
world-class

655 Ratings
Ratings: 655
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 9.63%
Active Beers: 50
Beer Ratings: 47,334
Beer Avg: 4.08
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

725 4th St
Santa Rosa, California, 95404-4407
United States
phone: (707) 545-2337

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4.83/5  rDev +5.7%

Always a great time at Russian River Brewing Company.

Once you've gotten past the fact that there is always going to be a wait here purely because of the calibre of the food and drinks they sell here, this place is nothing short of paradise.

I won't speak for the beer, because any idiot with an internet connection can actually look up reviews on the "Beers" section of this site and read about the A/S/T/M/O of all their excellent offerings. What they don't typically tell you on the internet is that you can order a sampler of all their offerings (which includes all their current bottle releases, their sours, and their non-bottled offerings) for a bargain.

The food here is something that's often overlooked and phenomenal. The wait staff (more like beer geniuses in disguise) is very knowledgeable on food pairings that go with RRBC brews and they paired up our Blind Pig with the Paisano (Mozzarella, Feta, Pesto, Salami, Garlic) and our Pliny with the Pliny bites. Before that fateful night, I never really paired up my beer with my meals or had drinks by the table because my chief interest when it comes to drinking beer is well... beer over food. But the Pliny bites turned me into a believer.

One thing that the RRBC Brewpub didn't have were obnoxious sports bros like the rest of Santa Rosa does; Game 7 of the Western Conference Playoff tie between the Warriors and Clippers were on, and myself being a Clippers fan have been threatened to be kicked out of a few bars upon other people realizing that I don't root for their home team. Not a single drunken unpleasantry was shared at RRBC, however, and people just watched their game and enjoyed their beer as any cultured beer aficionado slash sports fan would.

They also have cool little water cups that have the RRBC logo on them, nice branded glassware you can purchase for 8 dollars, and a whole array of shirts. The only shirt I really wanted to buy was unavailable that night, but I guess that just gives me one more reason to go back!

I love you, RRBC. Never leave me.

amano_h, Jun 12, 2014
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Got there as they opened and a line already formed outside. Service was quick and friendly. Food was good but not great. Beer was obviously exceptional. Sampler option is insane with 18 beers offered. Never seen a sampler like this before. Would definitely recommend but understand there will be a line on the weekend and the wait can be lengthy. It is a pretty small seating area.

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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 655 ratings.