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Redemption | Russian River Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.15%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by xlperro on 05-09-2004

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

Appearance: Hazy gold almost straw. Head is bright-white and pillowy. Nice retention. Drops to a fluffy cap that pulls tight to the edges. Lively carbonation. Some notches of lacing.

Smell: Powdery and a tiny hint of lemon. Hints of Belgian spice and some mild funkiness. So very mellow. Powdery yeast. A touch of grass and musty basement. Pale malts and grains add a bright characteristic to the whole thing.

Taste: Same as the nose, almost identically so. Very mild. Very delicate. Almost floral. Belgian spice leaves some mild peppery notes, but it's a very mild funkiness. Lingering notes of musty basement and a touch of grass. Incredibly light. Very pale. Yeast leaves its own distinct trace that leaves some earthiness on the tongue.

Mouthfeel: Light and clean. So very clean. After each sip it hits with a burst of flavor and then disappears.

Overall: Definitely a solid take on the style. Loads of mild flavor. So much going on, but you have to work for it. Very easy to drink and doesn't seem like it needs any age to improve. Easy drinking, but not a blockbuster from Russian River.

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

This is a, tasty, but light-bodied beer. It is bright gold with tiny bubbles, and a huge white head that slowly shrinks down to a permanent thin head that’s creamy and leaves some foamy lace. The aroma is tropical fruit, banana, a hint of pine, generally rather sweet but light. The taste is light and sweet with a lot of light fruit, citrus, hints of pine and herbs, and some yeast. It has a light sweetness with a balancing bitterness and a very faint yeasty sourness. It’s light and crisp, refreshing and easy to drink, very satisfying.

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Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 1,663 ratings
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