Russian River Brewing Company

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4.05/5
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Russian River Brewing CompanyRussian River Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

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

(707) 545-2337 | map
rrbeer.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
56
Reviews:
15,310
Ratings:
61,138
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.58/5
Reviews:
383
Ratings:
984
pDev:
8.95%
 
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Ratings: 984 |  Reviews: 383
Reviews by ericfb18:
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4.53/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Made a detour from my business trip in Napa to take a Saturday afternoon ride over to Santa Rosa...

Started early - about noon or so. Place was relatively crowded, but believe this to be a result of a town parade that was going on just out front of the brewery. Was able to score a seat at the bar...service was great - very attentive, and of course, everyone knew what they were talking about.

Started off immediately running through the sours on tap - Consecration, Temptation and Supplication. A bit disappointed as I thought Santification would have been ready by my visit. Nonetheless, amazing beers - pint after pint.

Ordered a personal pizza for lunch, which was fantastic...and highly recommended.

Overall...an awesome experience. Despite the change to purely 355ml bottles, was able to take home the Temptation in 750ml as they had a few leftover...and picked up a few other in 355ml of other beers, namely the sours. Prices on the beer to go are unbeatable, as should be expected.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tbarnes1414
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of grapeshops
4.56/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mxsluis
4.33/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Came for the Pliny and was not disappointed. We had a flight and appreciated almost all of them as very good or better. They should open a second brewery in Grand Rapids ( beer city), they would be welcomed there. The place was crowded and a little loud even though we were there for a late lunch. The service could of been a little better but was good. The bites are great and I recommend them; and I was raised on great Chicago Pizza (flat and stuffed, not deep dish). I am an admitted pizza snob, but loved the bites. The sandwich was ok, but next time I staying with the bites.

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Photo of MTKATL
4.56/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of TheBrewsky
4.68/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of blisscent
4.44/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of kd0h
4.91/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of stevoj
4.28/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Never a dull moment, hard to find a quiet time, or a seat. Good food, sours much better than expected, other beers run the gamut from decent to great Worth the wait? Depends on how bad you want a Pliny....

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Photo of RMW66
4.84/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of ogman
4.98/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Grahampuba
4.38/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Made it here during the thick of it for Pliney the Younger. Despite the mayhem, beer, food and staff were all exceptional and handling it well. Great pizzas!

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Photo of JimiTheBastard
3.65/5  rDev -20.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Great beer... average restaurant

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Photo of WalkingBrews
4.8/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Good beer and decent food. Super long wait on a Sunday afternoon but forgot all about it once I had a few world class brews.

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Photo of Shaugn
4.28/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Good place to drink great beer!

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Photo of Loli88
4.03/5  rDev -12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75

Bartender was overall great, the hostess not so much, overall vibe was okay, felt a lot like southern California, if you know what I mean, lol, am from San Diego and appreciate NorCal's more humble vibe but this place I wouldn't exactly call humble but their beer was exceptional!! The only beers I did NOT like were the sours but am not a sour beer fan.

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Photo of garrettyoung
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

a little loud inside and long waits. love the pliny bites

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Photo of skiking70
4.28/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of crobinso
4.36/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sirnickatnite
4.63/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of tylerstravis
4.3/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of WRXSTV
4.69/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of AlexCarls
4.55/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of J_Arbizzle
3.38/5  rDev -26.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2

Photo of LibertyBlaine1774
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great brewery, awesome beer. I would come back and will come back many times. Only complaint is the price. Buy a 6 pack for 33 bucks? Come on

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Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA
Brewery rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 61,138 ratings