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Dead Leaf Green | Russian River Brewing Company

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3.74/5
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86 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by GClarkage on 06-05-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,224
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
86
pDev:
10.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 17
Reviews by antilogic:
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at O'brien's TION night in a 10oz taster.

An interesting named pub beer, very light as a follow-up to Pliney the Younger. The British influence is definitely there - I mean, I tried this without knowing what it was and thought it was an IPA mixed with a British ale. Color is light orange/yellow, big white head, sweet malt, smooth and very drinkable (and low abv compared to many IPAs), but nothing too memorable.

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Photo of mj001jk
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this as fresh as it can get, at the Russian River Brewing Co. in Santa Rosa. I love taking field trips...

It is light orange color and produced a nice head. The aromas are what is most interesting about this beer. Immediately I am struck by a smell that I have never experienced in a beer before - Blue Cheese. I am convinced it is not a flaw, it is the subtle combination of the malts, hops and yeast that created the slight blue cheese-like character that actually enhanced this beer. Imagine a nice hamburger with melted blue cheese on top, or even a cheese platter and crackers with this one, a perfect pair.

Flavors are good, slightly sweet malts and a little high on the alcohol, but all-in-all not a bad beer. I definitely would like to hear if anyone else got the same aromas as I did.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.38/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at O'Brien's today.

Pours a dark clear copper. minimal thin white foam cap from the bartenders pour. Smell is grainy and earthy, in a hop sorta way. Taste has a nice and smooth combination of earthy hops and mild crystal grains. A perfectly good session beer. I've never been a fan of this style but found it amazingly drinkable if in the right mood. Nothing to complain about in the carbonation department.

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3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.28/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.94/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Dead Leaf Green from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 86 ratings
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