Dribble Belt | Russian River Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States
rrbeer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by largadeer on 02-02-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
211
Reviews:
20
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
8.03%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
For Trade:
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of mtvolkens
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Hands down the best session ale I've had.

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.73/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Light yellow pour, virgin white head, 1/3" on the top, very clear and professional looking. Aroma was bursting with hops, simcoe, citra, pops for a medley of all the desired hop aromas, pine, tropical fruit, citrus.

Taste drops a massive amount of hops in a low bitterness, super light body. Exquisite. Mouthfeel is good, sure its 'thin' but that is the idea here. Bought a growler of it I liked it so much, sucked that it lost its carbonation real quick, but it is what it is.

Elite 1st tier world class session ipa, possibly the absolute best in the world.

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Photo of duluoz
4.69/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Russian River.

This was an eye-opener. Great piney nose... full, bright, big hoppy flavor with just a touch of candy sweetness to balance the bitterness.

Most impressive thing was the feel--crisp and light, but not watery like a lot of these. Tastes like a typical RR IPA, flavor-wise, but drinks like a cotton candy version.

Just plain wizardy to pull off a beer like this at 4.2% abv. Up there with Alpine's Hoppy Birthday as my favorites in the class. Lots of similarities there.

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4.6/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.47/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really like the taste of the hops

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4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AgentMunky
4.44/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Served in a pint glass at the brewery. This is simply phenomenal, maybe even better than my favorite, Happy Hops. Crisp, drinkable, hint of malty backbone. Loads of hops. Dry but not astringent, powerful with hints of citrus, pine, and fruits.

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4.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ryanster8
4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Session ale with nice complexity and semi dry lingering finish.

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Photo of breadwinner
4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Tasty as heck low-ABV hops here, just enough crackery maltiness to back up the pungent, herbaceous/piney hops, with just a touch of tropical character thrown in for good measure. Bracing and satisfying, just like I like 'em.

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4.35/5  rDev +5.8%

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Dribble Belt from Russian River Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 211 ratings.
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