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Russian River Brewing Company

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

573 Ratings
Ratings: 573
Reviews: 306
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 tjensen3618:
Photo of tjensen3618
4.15/5  rDev -9.2%

In a great part of, i guess it would be, downtown Santa Rosa. I was in here at dinner time on a Thurs. it was busy but we were able to get a table right away.

Small outdoor area, small stage in the corner of the place, giant beer board with 20 or so selections, you can catch a small glimpse of the barrel room from the dining area. The brewing/barrel area looks so small, do they have an offsite production brewery somewhere?

Checked out the beer board and of course I ordered a few draft only RR beers. Beers of course were world class, I kinda wanted to try the flagship dish here, which happens to be pizza. The pizza was decent, I'd rank it above average, but honestly if it weren't for the beer, I probably wouldn't come back for the pizza alone.

I can see myself making several beer geek trips to this part of CA, and Russian River would have to be a stop on every one of them.

tjensen3618, Dec 22, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of dheldman
3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

dheldman, Yesterday at 08:24 PM
Photo of indianabeerman
5/5  rDev +9.4%

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

indianabeerman, Yesterday at 01:35 AM
Photo of banger7
5/5  rDev +9.4%

banger7, Saturday at 10:45 PM
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, Saturday 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, Saturday at 05:58 AM
Photo of BKotch
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
Photo of dagubna
5/5  rDev +9.4%

dagubna, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of gspeer711
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

gspeer711, Sep 15, 2014
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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 573 ratings.