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
Ranking:
#2,030
Reviews:
1,157
Ratings:
3,855
pDev:
9.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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419
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Ratings: 3,855 |  Reviews: 1,157
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4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.85/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.89/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

American Thanksgiving (celebrated in Canada by a Canadian) - 375 ml cork and cage bottle - pours a cloudy golden with a large puffy head into tulip. Aroma is of earthy hops, fruity and slightly peppery yeast - the head has a pronounced hoppy bite. Taste is slightly hoppy fruit with spice, earthy, some piney bitterness, a touch of black pepper. As the beer warmed the bitterness dissipated and a bit more of the warming boozy nature appeared. I thought the beer was just ok as I started it but actually really liked it at the end. But if going to pick one beer from Santa Rosa, stick with Pliny.

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4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy yellow with a pillowy white head and lots of carbonation.
Aroma is banana, fruit, funk and light spice.
Tastes of banana, funk, a snap of spice and an almost piney bitterness. Earthy.
Mouthfeel is medium and bubbly with a cleansing carbonation.
Very good.

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4.78/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Look: One finger white head, hazy yellow body.

Smell: Same as below.

Taste: Banana, pear, apple, clove, slight yeastiness. Almost tastes like a Belgian version of a hefeweizen!

Feel: Medium body and carbonation, balanced. Mildly dry.

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3.89/5  rDev -5.6%
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4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
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4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
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3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
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4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
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3.7/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
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4.39/5  rDev +6.6%
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Damnation from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 3,855 ratings