Janet's Brown Ale | Russian River Brewing Company

BA SCORE
70.7%
Liked This Beer
3.84 w/ 116 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.92%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Georgiabeer on 08-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,291
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
116
Liked:
82
Avg:
3.84/5
pDev:
12.24%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 116 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of frasergrove
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cubbyZilla
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of northbay47
3.59/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Brown ale with a small 2/5" white head on it. Hit the chocolate malt notes, some citrus, has those citrus and chocolate notes that ladies are into sometimes.

Taste was the same, this is already a 1st tier brown ale in my mind. Hits nutty stride as well. Hides the alcohol amazingly well. Well done.

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Photo of Redgoatman
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dipso123
4.34/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
2.75/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ronricorossi
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3.1/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lzepplin01
3.62/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigGingDrinker
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattXT
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Forplay678
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It's been better other years, but still one of my favorite brown ales.

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Photo of spoofer
4.58/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of M_chav
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dertyd
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tbone1384
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KMani
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJNAPS
4.11/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdlb44
3.42/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of blabaer
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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Janet's Brown Ale from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 70.7% out of 100 with 116 ratings
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