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Russian River Brewing Company

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Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company
BEER AVG
4.06/5
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49 Beers
50,617 Ratings
Place Score: 100
Ratings: 739
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
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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Ratings: 739 | Reviews: 331
Reviews by Cooker_stp:
Photo of Cooker_stp
3.88/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

My friends and I(from New York) were hiking in Yosemite and had a day to kill. So we made the 260 mile trek to Russian river. Being this close, it was an opportunity not to be passed up. We got there @ 1245pm on a Thursday and the bar was packed. There was only a few tables open. Quickly after being seated the other tables filled up. We had some beer bites and then our lunches. I ordered a California flight and it was top class. Wished I ordered the full flight with all the beers. Waiter was good and upon exiting we headed up to the bar to get beer to go. My friend went first and was treated like crap by the bartender. Like how dare you ask for beer. After witnessing this, I went to the far end of the bar to put in my order. Unfortunately the same bartender came down to get my order. He was rude to me as well. Like I was bothering him by ordering an embroidered glass and six bottles of Pliny the elder. Big turn off. Outside of that it was a great experience.

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Photo of Coldstorage
4.79/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Lost points on the vibe cause of all the melvins infesting my local spot but they can't be blamed for that. Top notch beer, good enough service (if you aren't a dick), and the food is pretty damn good too. Pliny bites go great with everything, the wings are HOT, the meatball sandwich is great, and the pizzas are all tasty. Clear out the nerds and you'd have a near flawless joint.

Photo of Japsican23
4.53/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Pretty much packed every time I go regardless of a special release or not. The beers speak for themselves and they always have a great selection on tap. Food is pretty good and pairs well with their beers. Service is spotty depending on how crowded the place is. If I lived closer I would be here a lot more, but the drive and wait is well worth the end result.

Photo of Pwbres
4.51/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of CJS
3.91/5  rDev -14.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of orange85
4.3/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Photo of T100Mark
4.06/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Vibe - Lots of Hipsters in this place.

Quality - Great beer!

Service - Plenty of friendly help.

Selection - Many beers to choose from.

Food - My margherita pizza was tasty.

Overall - A cool space in downtown Santa Rosa (a great little town). The place is half dive bar/half retro watering hole. Plenty of seating inside and a nice outdoor patio in front. If you're in the area, stop on by.

Photo of Bill69
4.3/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of JamLand
4.36/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Typical brewpub atmosphere. Service is usually solid. The food is consistently disappointing. The best sampler of any brewery you'll ever go to. And you can follow it up with extra Elder and usually Supplication and Consecration.

Photo of BigGingDrinker
4.39/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of RStansel
4.59/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of HolidayDarling
4.81/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Pooles26
4.91/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.29/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of april333
4.95/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

The flight was huge with so many great beers. Great service for a packed place. The food was yummy too!

Photo of PardonMyDrool
4.48/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Irvinator
4.86/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of abravo52
4.33/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of JPond4
4.61/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of MattXT
4.64/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Hopped_head
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Pliny the Younger, is quite possibly the greatest beverage I have ever consumed. And that monster sauce, is definitely not to be taken lightly

Photo of sohearn
4.71/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of snaxcat
4.49/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Ironstutz
4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 739 ratings.