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Russian River Brewing Company

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Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company

613 Ratings
Ratings: 613
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 9.19%
Active Beers: 54
Beer Ratings: 44,689
Beer Avg: 4.06
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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Photo of amano_h
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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5/5  rDev +9.4%

hopazoid, Friday at 11:03 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

define333, Friday at 05:11 AM
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1.4/5  rDev -69.4%

Cblackmar, Wednesday at 09:43 PM
Photo of RogueOz
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

I visited on a recent weekday and walked right in at opening time. Checking in for a few brews and a bite to eat. Sat at the lengthy bar near the register for quicker all-round service/attention. Nice selection of house brews and select others. Great service at the bar with facility full by 12p. Ample parking outside (cheap meters or close parking structure) and bathroom small but meets the need. Great food selection and great food in general. I love this place for the mellow yet vibrant ambiance. Easy to strike up a conversation with those local, and not so local. The combination of food/beers/service/take home bottle selection/ parking/bathrooms make this a go to on my list when in the area. Hope this helps. Cheers.

RogueOz, Monday at 04:54 AM
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

boot11222, Oct 19, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev -6.3%

beerdog205, Oct 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

ncelauro, Oct 17, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +5.9%

shperry1, Oct 16, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev -4.6%

ochiricho, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7%

whitenads, Oct 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

anteater, Oct 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

Top-notch...Hill 2 Row 56 on tap. Great experience.

TraderReese, Oct 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

Spike-likes-beer, Oct 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

Rocklobsterbrew, Oct 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

Brian1980, Oct 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

NorCalBeer, Oct 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

MonkeyKnfeFight, Oct 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

MRVermont, Oct 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

t2grogan, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of ESCO138
5/5  rDev +9.4%

What can I say about this place that hasn't already been said. World class beers, great food and great customer service. I recommend a Blind Pig IPA with a Paisano pizza or Pliny Bites. This place is superb in every which way and form.

ESCO138, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

mbw314, Oct 08, 2014
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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 613 ratings.