Damnation | Russian River Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.75%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by beerguy101 on 09-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,804
Reviews:
1,147
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
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4.32/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Russian River ales are always fun and special because they are bottled and presented well initially. The ale itself poured with a thin fizzy head that dissappated in mere moments. The color was of an apple cider like tint, cloudy and yellow but almost reddish in a way. The aroma is of apple and cloves but the taste follows on the apple. The taste is more complex than just apple as three distinct stages were present. It felt as the first taste disappeared quickly, a new taste emerged at the swallow and the aftertaste linger softly for some time. I simply could not describe each taste and it seemed I wanted more. My only complaint would be the feel was quite carbonated and bubbly, almost thin. Overall this was an experience and a good one at that.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 77, into a tulip.

A: Pours a darkish orange with a huge spongy white head.

S: Soft grain, vanilla bean, some sweet floral esters.

T: Moderate BPA esters - floral, white cake, cloves, some peppery spiciness. Palpable candi sugar sweetness on the end.

M: Light-bodied with frothy carbonation.

O: This is pretty good - not up there with beers like La Chouffe, but good.

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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
4.12 out of 5 based on 3,804 ratings.
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