Pliny The Younger - Russian River Brewing Company

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Ratings: 2,458
Reviews: 845
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 4,681
Gots: 141 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pliny the Younger, the man, was Pliny the Elder’s nephew and adopted son. They lived nearly 2,000 years ago! Pliny the Elder is our Double IPA, so we felt it was fitting to name our Triple IPA after his son. It is almost a true Triple IPA with triple the amount of hops as a regular I.P.A. That said, it is extremely difficult, time and space consuming, and very expensive to make. And that is why we don’t make it more often! This beer is very full-bodied with tons of hop character in the nose and throughout. It is also deceptively well-balanced and smooth.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 01-27-2005)
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The benchmark of all beers as far as I'm concerned.

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Cheers for this beer and a second cheers for it's limited production.

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Pliny The Younger from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,458 ratings.