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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

4,219 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,219
Reviews: 1,308
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,424
Gots: 409 | FT: 19
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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mtrog313

Michigan

4/5  rDev -8.3%

10-22-2013 02:29:46 | More by mtrog313
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sorvats

California

5/5  rDev +14.7%

10-21-2013 21:53:52 | More by sorvats
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cherche

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

10-21-2013 18:50:36 | More by cherche
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NickyT

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-21-2013 12:07:42 | More by NickyT
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

10-21-2013 03:41:41 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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SCZ

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-21-2013 01:32:32 | More by SCZ
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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.3/5  rDev -1.4%

A- Poured into a tulip glass. Pours a hazy golden yellowish-orange with a big foamy and frothy white head with great retention and lacing upon settling. Carbonation bubbles floating to the top

S- Citrusy hop aromas with some grassy notes, slightly spicy with some pine. Quite a bit of sweet doughy malt with some caramel undertones

T- Lots of fruity notes up front with some citrusy hop and pineapple flavors. Some piney/grassy flavors transform to a sweet and malty body with caramel and bread. The finish is somewhat dry with a subtle-but-noticeable hop linger

M- Medium body and carbonation lead to a creamy and smooth mouthfeel and a silky finish, drinkability is solid

O- RR continues to impress me. This beer is balanced in a way that I've rarely seen in an IPA. The hoppy notes are fresh and leading the flavor profile, but the bread caramel malt backbone compliments this beer so well. Like Pliny The Elder, it's drinkability is world class to so easy to drink. I wish this was available to me, as I would purchase it every chance I could.

10-20-2013 19:03:25 | More by Treyliff
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johntfox

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-20-2013 18:23:24 | More by johntfox
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chickenflea

Florida

4.4/5  rDev +0.9%

Bottle from my friend Jim. Thanks, Jim. Pours yellow orange with a beautiful one finger foamy head. A lot of bubbles coming up through the beer. Lots of retention and lacing. The aroma is incredibly intense. Unbelievable. Makes me wonder what I have been drinking all these years that called itself and IPA. I get some pine (Simcoe?) and citrus on the nose. Slight floral accent is there, too. The wonderful thing about this beer is it does not taste like so many hop bombs I have had lately. I would describe the bitterness as medium and just toward the low end for the style. Finish is long and smooth. No harshness, just lingering bitterness. A pleasantly light sweetness balances the bitterness perfectly. The texture of the beer is creamy like the head. Medium body and mouthfeel is lightly tingly. Unlike some beers this beer does not improve as it warms. It is best drank in the first 25 minutes. Overall, a terrific beer. I intended to knock this beer down, because I am sick of all the hype surrounding the brewery. I came away from this beer with incredible respect.

10-20-2013 16:54:12 | More by chickenflea
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jroof1

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

10-20-2013 01:16:45 | More by jroof1
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

10-19-2013 17:50:55 | More by Sarge3130
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pottergator

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-19-2013 02:35:17 | More by pottergator
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zenithberwyn

California

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

10-17-2013 23:47:52 | More by zenithberwyn
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detrockcitey

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

10-17-2013 23:43:06 | More by detrockcitey
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jumboj11

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-17-2013 15:18:48 | More by jumboj11
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Irishace9

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

10-17-2013 03:11:12 | More by Irishace9
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SeanInDC

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

10-17-2013 01:31:25 | More by SeanInDC
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swetsastonic

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-17-2013 01:02:42 | More by swetsastonic
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Kevinhcraig

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

10-16-2013 21:02:09 | More by Kevinhcraig
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DanSmith17

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

10-16-2013 18:42:34 | More by DanSmith17
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4/5  rDev -8.3%

10-16-2013 02:49:13 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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Flashyspoons

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

10-15-2013 23:27:36 | More by Flashyspoons
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MatthewPlus

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

10-15-2013 18:14:24 | More by MatthewPlus
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-15-2013 00:32:40 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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coriswrasse

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.7%

10-14-2013 18:47:22 | More by coriswrasse
Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,219 ratings.