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Russian River Brewing Company

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

570 Ratings
Ratings: 570
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.75%
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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Reviews by AdamBear:
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4.78/5  rDev +4.6%

This is where the magic happens...

Atmosphere: the brewery as a whole was much smaller than I imagined. The restaurant itself was fairly large. its very clean and beautiful inside. it has a woodsy feel to it.

Selection: 15 different Russian River beers on tap....what else in the world could you want when you visit a brewery??? they did have a guest tap...sierra nevada's california common ale when i was there. there is a really awesome sampler you can do: 15 samples for $15...amazing.

Service: amazing. even though it was extremely busy, the staff was patient enough every time i needed help or assistance.

Food menu isn't large, but their pizza is all you need. it was amazing.

The prices are the best you can get for Russian River beers.

Visiting this place was reminiscent of my first trip to Disney World.

AdamBear, Jul 10, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.25/5  rDev -7%

so as beer goes, there is no place better than russian river, these guys absolutely kill it, we all know about the ipas and the sours, those are some of the best in the world. the place though maybe isnt quite as good as the beer. overly crowded all the time from what i gather. service was awesome, we had a friendly girl who handled here huge workload with grace and ease, but it was noisy and unrelaxing inside. beer medals are strewn about the place like they come pretty easy, other decor is unremarkable. the beer list is impressive, they had all the heavy hitters pouring. the beers of theirs that werent sour or hoppy didnt do much for me sadly. i had higher hops for some of the base beers, but i suppose thats not really a focus here. prices were fair, food looked good, cooked all in a pizza oven, but we didnt eat. a place that has been demystified a little for me, having visited and seen its run by humans. a place of lore that is somewhat of a beer lovers mecca, but the beer is better than the location, hands down.

StonedTrippin, Today at 05:05 PM
Photo of ELS
5/5  rDev +9.4%

Probably the best beer drinking experience I've ever had was at Russian River Brewery! Arrived two days after the Younger release was over so we had no problems with crowds. Yes, we missed a great beer but I'm not willing to wait 4-8 hours. The pub has a great atmosphere with a lot of energy, between the locals at the bar and the out-of-towners sitting at the tables. The people next to us drove up from LA just for the beer. The flight of 17 beers was the best I've ever had and included some great sours like Supplication and Consecration. The pizza is great, the Pliny was good as expected and I took a bottle of Consecration home. Next stop was Laganitas.

ELS, Today at 05:58 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

BKotch, Thursday at 06:16 AM
Photo of jhestand
5/5  rDev +9.4%

What hasn't been said about this place at this point? Its world class! I had a smile on my face the whole time I was there.

jhestand, Wednesday at 10:37 PM
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

dagubna, Tuesday at 09:33 AM
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

gspeer711, Monday at 06:50 AM
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4.65/5  rDev +1.8%

wethorseblanket, Monday at 03:59 AM
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

rastlin, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

teamchevymxer, Sep 12, 2014
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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 570 ratings.