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Blind Pig IPA - Russian River Brewing Company

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Blind Pig IPABlind Pig IPA

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

4,041 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,041
Reviews: 1,303
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,383
Gots: 366 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RedwoodGeorge on 03-26-2005)
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Reviews by kevanb:
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kevanb

Illinois

4.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Blind Pig pours a lovely clear copper color, hues of golds and oranges with just a touch of light amber, a few bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass while a nice thick white head rises about 2 fingers high out of the glass that has great retention and leaves behind a great sticky network of lacing. The aroma is great, bright and vibrant floral hops, juicy grapefruit and tangerine with some nice pine and grassy flavors at the back end, just a touch of sweet pale cereal grain comes out. The flavors are just as nice, huge grapefruit presence on the tongue, light floral notes with a big burst of bitter earthy pine and grass flavors but the brightness is still there which is remarkable, a touch of sweet pale grain at the finish reminds you that there is some malt used in this beer but this is all about the hops. The body is great, medium carbonation, a touch higher than anticipated and moderately prickly with a full body and and great dry bitter finish.

Verdict: An absolutely fantastic IPA from Russian River, it should come as no surprise that they have mastered the art of hoppy beers. The flavors across so wonderfully with such mild bitterness, this really is one of the most drinkable IPAs on the planet. This really is a must try for anyone who loves hops.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2011 00:05:18 | More by kevanb
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Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,041 ratings.