Saturday, April 4, 2015

Russian River Brewing Company Salvation Dark Ale

Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.

Tonight’s featured beer is Russian River Brewing Company Salvation Dark Ale.

From the Russian River Brewing Company website: “This beer has nice fruity and spicy notes from the Belgian yeast used in fermentation. The chocolate and raisin flavors are well-balanced with a lingering dry finish. Excellent on a cold winter night and paired with heartier dishes like stews and roasts. Also excellent with chocolate desserts.”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours dark brown with red hues a large tan head and nice lacing.
Aroma: Dark fruits, mostly raisins, nutty, toasted malts, spice, some chocolate and banana.
Taste: Sweet caramel, toffee and roasted malts, dark fruits (again, mostly raisins), spice, chocolate and a touch nutty.
Overall: Creamy and sweet, Russian River Brewing Company Salvation Dark Ale is tasty.  This 9.5% ABV offering is yet another fine beverage from an outstanding brewery.


Mark Harvey

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