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Benediction | Russian River Brewing Company

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3.85/5
Very Good
224 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by watermelonman on 01-04-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,650
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
224
pDev:
10.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frasergrove
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BergBeer
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBrewsky
4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mnine
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BarleyAndBrett
4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of daem3384
4.26/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VelvetExtract
4.11/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of swanfungus
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffSK
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sgregory
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kavinci
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.12/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of flagmantho
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I had this beer on-tap in a tulip at the brewery.

Appearance: rich dark amber with practically no haze. Head is a finger of creamy ivory foam. Great!

Smell: caramelly, bready and biscuity. About what I expect from the style.

Taste: biscuity and bready as a dubbel usually is. I mean, it's perfectly to style, but ... it's still a dubbel.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and creaminess.

Overall: it's good for a dubbel, but I'm still not totally on board.

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3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rand
3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at O'Brien's TION weekend, poured into a little goblet.

A: Raisin-brown in color, almost no head or lacing.

S: Breasy, yeasty bouquet with strong notes of whole grain bread, allspice, coffee.

M: Medium body, light viscosity

T: Malt-forward, but grainy aspects are relatively dry. The coffee tone in the nose comes through here as well, which was kinda unexpected. There's a bit of caramelly sweetness at the back, along with some booze and bittering hops. Short finish for the style, dry.

Quaffable little Dubbel - not the most complex but smooth and tasty.

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3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Benediction from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 224 ratings
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