Russian River Brewing | Santa Rosa, California
Places > United States > California > Santa Rosa

Russian River Brewing
World Class based on 257 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

725 4th St
Santa Rosa, California United States 95404 [ print map ]
707 545 2337 | facebook | food menu | beer menu

Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11AM-12AM Fri-Sat 11AM-1AM

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (12) | Taps: 19 | Bottles: 8

Russian River Brewing

Create a free account for these features:
Edit This Place | Add Event Here

Beer Available At Russian River Brewing (arranged by most recent)
Russian River Pliny the Elder 100, Russian River Pliny the Younger 100, Russian River Supplication 100, Russian River Perdition 96, Russian River Mortification 98, Russian River Gaffers Bitter 84, Russian River IPA 98, Russian River Damnation Batch 23/46/69 (Oak Aged) 99, Russian River Happy Hops 95, Russian River Consecration 100, Russian River Sanctification 100, Russian River Shadow of a Doubt 99, Russian River Blind Pig IPA 100, Russian River Janets Brown Ale 96, Russian River Row 2/Hill 56 99, Russian River Dribble Belt 91, Russian River OVL Stout 93, Russian River STS Pils 89, Russian River Aud Blonde 75, Russian River Salvation 99
More Beers Available Here
add beers to this location Sign in to add beer    |    Sign in to edit availabile beers    |    Print Shelftags    |    Customize Shelftags

257 reviews for Russian River Brewing
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  80%
 Selection  90%
 Food  78%
 Value  85%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
kevinestes  (10) Kentucky | March 3, 2010
Had a great time. Left all my wine drinking friends in Napa and drove up to check it out. It was worth the trip. Loved the Damnation.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
brokensail  (990) Orange County, California | February 22, 2010
I arrived around 9:30 on a Friday night since I had to drive from my grandmotherís in San Leandro where I was staying for the weekend, so I was expecting it would be quite was. I should say that being from So. Cal and making a trip to Stone every few months, Iím much more used to the upper-scale atmosphere of their brewery and bistro. But Russian River is much more of a regular bar/pub. My girlfriend and I stood and had a drink (I had a Sanctification) while we looked for a table or some bar stools to open up. We finally were able to get a table around 10 and ordered the Nu Deal pizza. It was one of the better pizzas Iíve had, and it was a lot more than I was expecting. I ordered a Consecration, but the keg was nearing empty so I only got half a glass--the bartender didnít charge me for it and I got to try this excellent beverage. Pretty nice of him. I also had a pint of Hop2It. The service was pretty good. They were attentive but not always in your face. Again, more than I was expecting considering the general atmosphere. The prices are quite reasonable as well, especially considering the quality of the beer that youíre getting. The growler fill (2 liter) was only $14 for Blind Pig. My only gripes would be that they were tapped out of Consecration (so I only got that half-glass) and they were out of Blind Pig bottles. And they do have a fairly large tap list but I do wish it was a bit bigger (I know, Iím being needy here). Otherwise, a great experience.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
ajm  (192) Los Angeles, California | February 21, 2010
Cute little town, nice wooden decor, sweet people. I would go again and again. The selection is what youíd expect from a place that makes some of the finest beers in the world. The release I went to was nuts but itís a great little place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
MaltOMeal  (38) Land of Sugar, Texas | February 10, 2010
We made this place on our beer pilgrimage to Cali for the PtY release and SF Beer week. Cool little place on a narrow street with retail shops and restaurants lining it. We didnít do a brewery tour as it was the beer release party going on and was very crowded in the pub. We wanted to eat and drink, anyway. Their selection was fantastic with both sides of the board filled up with list of taps and a few bottles to choose from. We got a table and the service was pretty good, considering the packed house. Had a pizza, which was very tasty, and a PtY x2, PtE and some samplers. Prices were very good. They brought over the bottles we purchased to take, as well. Spent quite a tidy sum as I couldnít resist buying bottles of Supplication, PtE, Blind Pig, Temptation and three growlers of PtY. What a score!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
JoeMcPhee  (511) Toronto, ON, Ontario | February 7, 2010| Updated November 2, 2012
Definitely worth the drive up. My first stop after landing at SFO. Dark, loud space with lots of beer paraphernalia on the walls. A nice view into the barrel room from a front of the bar. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable and was willing to offer suggestions to my non-beer drinking wife. The food was great, we split the spinach salad and the pizza marguerite and both were great. As for the beer... what is there to say that hasnít been said before? Awesome selection of styles, both the regular brewpub lineup as well as the barrel-aged sour stuff. Well-priced and the quality is second to none. Glad to have finally gotten to see where the magic happens.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
nbutler11  (316) Wiesbaden, Germany | November 2, 2009| Updated March 28, 2012
WORTH THE DRIVE. I absolutely loved this place. It reminds me a lot of Pizza Port Carlsbad, only smaller and with better food. Great atmosphere, service, and above all BEER. Their samplers are amazing, and there are few things as good as getting Temptation and Consecration from the tap. Bottles? Yes, please.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
mkade8883  (28) Chicago, Illinois | September 28, 2009| Updated February 7, 2010
My personal favorite brewpub is Russian River. Great beer on tap (half American styles and half Belgian styles), and pretty darn good food (including pizza bites, salads, calzones and pizzas). Live band on some nights always seem good. How can you not love it?
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
snuffla  (5) Chch, New Zealand | September 23, 2009
Great brew pub - great beer, good food. Came twice in one night, had some dinner then came back after a walk round downtown for some more beer. Great venue, nice vibe, just felt friendly and welcoming. Food was excellent and the beer range phenomenal. Only wish it was closer - still, back again i think on my next visit
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
billk  (59) Coeur díAlene, Idaho | September 7, 2009
If this place isnít the premier American brewpub it sure is a contender, especially if youíre into Belgians. Prices are right, beer is good to excellent, selection is abundant, service is good considering the crowd. Food was good. Good thing itís not in my area Iíd be there way too often. Big blackboard with the current brews (the way it should be). Was in the area 3 days and got sucked back in every night like it was the center of the milky way. What a great place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
roundballref13  (2) Santa Rosa Ca., California | August 28, 2009
Always a crowd ,great beer ,and you wonít go hungary

for more info on NorCal beer
What's Your Opinion?
Add your review

Checked In

Proximity Map

View Proximity Map
Print Travel Map

Proper Glassware
Real Ales
Edit Info | Add an Event  
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50