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Russian River Brewing Company

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Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company

580 Ratings
Ratings: 580
Reviews: 306
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 8.99%
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 GJ40:
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

I'd been dreaming about a visit to Russian River and I finally got there during a business trip to SF. And it didn't disappoint.

RR is in a quaint, interesting downtown area with lots of shops and restaurants. It's in an old building and makes use of the age very well. The exposed walls really shine with vintage beer signs displayed. It has a very authentic feel.

The tap list is solid with most of their beers available and one guest (Sierra Nevada when we were there). We had the full sampler with one of each beer on tap. It leads you first through the American styles then the Belgians. There were no disappointments. I followed that up with a Pliny.

RR has a great atmosphere, interesting crowd and outstanding beer. I highly recommend a visit. And if you want to eat somewhere else afterwards, try Tex Wasabi's (Guy Fieri's place) just down the street.

GJ40, Sep 12, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -17.8%

dheldman, Sep 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

great tap list. awesome food plus a great venue to enjoy it

indianabeerman, Sep 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

banger7, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

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, Sep 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

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, Sep 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

BKotch, Sep 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

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, Sep 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

dagubna, Sep 16, 2014
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_morandi_, Sep 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Took a vacation to Santa Rosa for a nice three day getaway. Fucking place was phenom. Super busy and had to wait 45+ minutes to get a decent seat 3/3 visits, but certainly didn't stop me. a+

sidewaysscott, Sep 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

IPeteA91, Sep 09, 2014
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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 580 ratings.