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In the great beer producing country of Belgium, some brewers have made it a tradition to give their beers an unusual name. Sometimes the name is curious, now and then it is diabolical and other times it is just plain silly. Damnation is our brewmaster’s interpretation of a Belgian style Strong Golden Ale. It has extraordinary aromas of banana and pear with mouth filling flavors of sweet malt and earthy hops. The lingering finish is dry and slightly bitter but very, very smooth.

Editor’s Note: this entry is for all batches EXCEPT batches 23, 46 and 69 see separate entry.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olr1984 (1116) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Golden pour with large white head. Yeast and citrus aroma. A peppery banana taste.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Matt_Foran (43) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Very nice Belgian beer, my first beer from Russian River. Very impressed, nice fruity notes and yeast flavored from the yeast. A few good beer! I want more beer from this brewery!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (609) - Iowa, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden with bright white head. Nose is nice belgian spice. Taste is nice belgian with some sweetness. Nice dry aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (112) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2014
Pours golden (as the style would suggest) with a fluffy, foamy white head that sits atop for quite some time. Aroma is earthy, with hints of hay in a barn. Taste is initially coriander, some lemon then sweet malts, almost Pilnser-ish, with a slightly warming and spicy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FunkyF (110) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Flaska frĺn BottleRock LA. Ljust gul med vitt skum. Endast doft av jäst. Syrlig med smak lite humle och jäst.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (904) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle. Hazy yellow golden pour with a big white head. Grape, yeast, hop. Medium to full body. Sweet and dry. Very flavorable and complex until finish. Nice

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2654) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 24, 2014
On tap at Russian River. Hazy light Golden, very frothy stable White head. Nose has a lot of grapes. Taste is balanced, but on the grapey side, with notes of yeast in the finish. Medium body with soft carbonation.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
crazy_cat_lady (142) - - OCT 13, 2014
Sept. 8, 2014. Bottle from SF purchased two years ago. Golden yellow colour with big white head. Strong white wine aroma, smelled it across the way while it was being poured. Sweet grape and peach flavours. Extremely smooth mouthfeel, quite lovely.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maddmatt639 (277) - Pacifica, California, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Light retention and no lacing. Smells of yeast, banana and wheat. Tastes of yeast, floral and wheat. No aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
"this one’s a strong golden ale, not a dubble. it’s more assertive than other RR belgians, and has a fuller feel. Spicy, yeasty, a little fruit, and warming. Not bad, but pales in comparison to RR’s special brews."

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
BadWhiteShark (4) - - OCT 1, 2014 does not count
Aroma: alcohol, sweet Appearance: golden, hazy, Taste: medium sweetness Palate: full, thick, fizzy, astringent


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