Redemption | Russian River Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

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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Ratings:
1,661
Reviews:
566
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
10.62%
 
 
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341
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft at the brewpub.

Pours a bright golden color with a fluffy white head that has nice retention and leaves rings of lacing. Very fruity aroma, more so citrus than yeast, with pale malt, banana and mild floral hops. Flavor is similar to the nose, citrus and ester sweetness over a light malt body and a hint of floral hop bitterness in the finish. Nice light texture on the palate with medium carbonation. My favorite of the regular rotation non-BA -tion beers.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12.68 oz bottle from Belmont Station. Poured into a tulip glass. Batch 11.

A - Pours a hazy golden yellow with a puffy white head. Head dissipates to leave a thick soapy ring. Some sticky streaks of lacing. Lots of carbonation. Plenty of bubbles shooting up the sides of the glass.

S - Belgian yeast is very noticeable. Pears, apples and grapes create a nice fruity tartness. Peppery with notes of coriander, clove and orange peel. Some funk and grass/hay round out the aroma.

T - Again, Belgian yeast makes its presence felt. Tart apples and pears blend with lemon zest, pepper and coriander. Grassy hops finish everything out.

M - Light and crisp with lively carbonation. Very smooth and finishes dry. Alcohol presence is minimal.

O - A quality RR beer for sure. Definitely worth a try. While I enjoyed it more than its "sister beer" Damnation, I find it inferior to some of Russian River's other offerings (e.g. Temptation, Consecration, Supplication).

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to warnerry for the bottle.
Batch 009.

A- Pours a light yellow,color with just the slightest haze to it. The white head is thin and creamy with some nice retention.

S- White bread, light fruit, just the slightest hint of pepper, and some Belgian yeast. Simple but nice.

T- Light fruit, white bread, and a bit of pepper. Simple.

M- Abundant carbonation keeps it light with a bit of a bite. The finish is clean.

O- This is a simple and tasty beer. Refreshing, but not too interesting. I don't think I would have as high of a regard for it if the packaging was simpler.

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Redemption from Russian River Brewing Company
4.05 out of 5 based on 1,661 ratings.
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