Russian River Brewing Company

Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company
Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

725 4th St
Santa Rosa, California, 95404-4407
United States

(707) 545-2337 | map
rrbeer.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
4.1
Beers:
107
Ratings:
64,358
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.57
Reviews:
390
Ratings:
636
pDev:
8.75%
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Ratings by BerryKumquat:
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Rated by BerryKumquat from California

4.54/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Sep 30, 2019
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Reviewed by GoBearsWalter34 from Illinois

4.61/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75
The first obvious thing that jumps out at you s the quality of beer and the price. Even for California, this is probably the best price point for amazing beer anywhere in the world. $6.25 for drafts of some of the best beers I have had, 16oz…can’t believe beat. Carry out for $5.30 16 oz bottles, are you kidding me?? Seated immediately, great food in which my college graduates even liked, priceless. The girls went to Walmart for me to finish!!! I had to wait a little between draft # 1&2 is only complaint.
May 25, 2022
 
Rated: 4.23 by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

May 23, 2022
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Reviewed by Pivopijak from Washington

4.03/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75
This is a classic bar, atmosphere and decor wise. A fairly narrow room with much dark wood for the bar. tables, chairs and walls. Then one learns from the name of their Irish style stout that the place was indeed a tavern named The Old Vic, before Russian River Brewing. They serve tasting flights 5 at a time on a board that has bottle caps imbedded in it with the beer names on them, nice touch. Pliny the Elder was the favored beer of the five and got six bottles of it to go.
May 19, 2022
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Rated by not2quick from Missouri

4.59/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5
They have a legendary beer sampler. Pretty sure it holds every beer on tap which is 15 or so.
Jan 19, 2022
 
Rated: 4.35 by dannyexists from California

Dec 31, 2020
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Reviewed by rorjets from Connecticut

4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5
Arrived on a Wednesday afternoon in January. Pleased that there was no line to enter, and the 4 of us got a table right away. The place was close to full upon arrival, and was certainly full when we left after about an hour. Unfortunately due to other obligations we couldn't stay long. I had two of their classic beers - Pliny the Elder DIPA and Shadow of A Doubt Imperial Porter. Both were excellent, but I think I enjoyed the imperial porter a bit more, probably because it wasn't something you get too often. Loved al the old beer signs hanging around the place, and picked up some merch on the way out. I'm hoping this isn't my only trip to RR, but if it is I had a great time there!
Jan 29, 2020
 
Rated: 4.81 by Crusher81a

Jan 17, 2020
 
Rated: 4.61 by wc94wc from California

Dec 23, 2019
 
Rated: 4.5 by Montanabeerz from Montana

Nov 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.38 by MAS from California

Sep 28, 2019
 
Rated: 4.1 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Sep 01, 2019
 
Rated: 4.5 by Noah_Aimar from Oregon

Aug 02, 2019
 
Rated: 4.17 by cryptichead from Illinois

Jul 02, 2019
 
Rated: 5 by JonnyS from California

Jun 23, 2019
 
Rated: 4.74 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Apr 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4.65 by paulman86 from California

Mar 09, 2019
 
Rated: 4.21 by fehrminator from North Carolina

Mar 02, 2019
 
Rated: 4.9 by Hondafit682311 from Arizona

Feb 24, 2019
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Reviewed by ManapuaMan from Massachusetts

4.58/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25
Windsor Brewery...new new new and huge huge huge. Wow! What a large setup that caught me off guard. Full disclosure- I've never been to the Santa Rosa pub.

Sparkling new brewery with enough space to brew multiple batches of whatever they like. I had the kids in tow so the space worked out very well - large, distinct spaces for the pub, gift shop (with bottles to go), tasting room that was closed during our visit, self-guided tour (basically you can look down into the brewing and packaging areas) and a large outdoor area to let the kids stretch their legs. I can see this being gangbusters over the summer.

Such joy knowing that you can take home bottles upon bottles of Pliny, Happy Hops, Pig, select -"ations" . Wonderful and easy. Food was solid and reasonably priced. Pliny was snappy and crisp from draft. Beautiful.

Nothing quaint about it - it's a destination that you can spend several hours enjoying, and that's just what we did.
Feb 20, 2019
 
Rated: 4.2 by Clembo1957 from England

Feb 14, 2019
 
Rated: 4.83 by fegelFatso from California

Feb 09, 2019
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Rated by BWood from California

4.36/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75
Pliny the younger release 2019. 15th anniversary. Good experience.
Feb 07, 2019
 
Rated: 4.75 by COBEERHUNTER from Colorado

Feb 01, 2019
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Rated by edsanchezz28 from California

3.73/5  rDev -18.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5
bring blank growlers, they will not fill ones from other breweries
Jan 20, 2019
 
Rated: 4.07 by acurtis from New Jersey

Dec 25, 2018
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Reviewed by Psaulnier from Vermont

4.31/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25
Finally made it from the East Coast to Santa Rosa to try Pliny the Elder and some of their other brews. Definitely worth a visit and a wait for a table. The pizza is really good too and with a crowd of happy beer enthusiasts of all ages its all good.
Nov 28, 2018
 
Rated: 4.78 by bolanosco from New York

Sep 28, 2018
 
Rated: 4.33 by Billybass from Idaho

Sep 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4.79 by HeadHeadman from Louisiana

Sep 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4.64 by jrmeeinc from Illinois

Sep 26, 2018
 
Rated: 4.7 by Dexman from New York

Sep 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.11 by DaveCash from New York

Sep 13, 2018
 
Rated: 5 by BigMatt408 from California

Aug 13, 2018
 
Rated: 4.11 by sweetbrew82 from California

Aug 05, 2018
 
Rated: 4.13 by heymikew from California

Aug 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.36 by pioneer13 from Minnesota

Jul 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.76 by BeerMe8 from Florida

Jul 05, 2018
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Rated by Nuke from California

4.47/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4
Hard to find... But Delicious!
Jul 03, 2018
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Reviewed by DT509er from California

4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5
Great beers, second to no one. Food is limited but the pizza is excellent. To me service is great but I know at times it falters, sometimes because of staff, most times because of the customer. With the opening of their new brewery 8 miles away much is expected of the new pub but for my friends and I, the 4th St pub will be the place where everybody knows our name!

Prost!!
Jun 23, 2018
Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
Brewery rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 64358 ratings