Dribble Belt | Russian River Brewing Company

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208 Ratings
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by largadeer on 02-02-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
208
Reviews:
20
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
8.03%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 208 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nataku00
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GFish
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stillyman11
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
3.8/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.85/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I feel like the ratings on this are something of a new money backlash. This is a stellar session IPA. But, the problem with session IPAs is you can't make them juice bombs ... they depend upon a balance of aromatics, clean malt, bitterness. This hits all those elements in classic fashion. Pine, but not overly piney. Hints of citrus but not a fruit bomb. Cracker malt character that keeps it from feeling watery. Crisp, refreshing, excellent with food.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of kbgratz
3.85/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewery_Decimal_System
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jroof1
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Joeperl47
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.78/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phil-Fresh
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Citrusy, moderate tropical fruit, slightly piney hops with a light clean malt character in support.

A: Golden color, clear with moderate dense white head. There is some lacing left in the glass.

T: Moderately hoppy upfront with a light clean malt presence. The beer is semi-dry and finishes with a moderately light hop bitterness.

M: Light bodied with moderate carbonation. The beer does not drink thin though, there is definite depth, smooth, and very drinkable.

O: Excellent; this beer has a great aroma and flavor, very clean, super easy to drink and quite sessionable!

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Photo of jebrew
4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of icemanls4
4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheEpeeist
3.76/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaverCS
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice, light, and refreshing. Nice amount of grapefruit pith and pine.

85/100.

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Photo of beerserk
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of davegray
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dribble Belt from Russian River Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 208 ratings.
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