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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

4,216 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,216
Reviews: 1,308
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,424
Gots: 408 | 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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denver10

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -8.3%

Pours orangey golden with a white head. Aroma is citrus and its rind, floral, grainy, and piney. Flavor is floral, citrus rind, toasted bread, interesting graininess, and pine. A crisp, active mouthfeel. Overall, very nice IPA. While I definitely get why so many people love this beer, I only liked it, personally. Would drink again.

11-09-2013 23:17:19 | More by denver10
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rwhitmore

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-09-2013 22:47:18 | More by rwhitmore
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mattvandyk

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-09-2013 17:43:24 | More by mattvandyk
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constantine_272

Oregon

4.03/5  rDev -7.6%

A: Clear, save for the mess of sediment at the bottom if the bottle. Golden with a tinge of orange. Medium carbonation leaves a small persistent foam ring.

S: Straw. Lemon lime and orange.

T: Starts off cool and clean and rushes in with floral and citrus hoppy bitterness. Slight tinniness through the middle with faint sweetness of orange rind. Finishes a bit dry with a bit of pine and tree sap.

M: An odd mouthfeel: it starts off light but slowly grows in heaviness. Probably building from the somewhat long and dry hop aftertaste.

O: Really great IPA. Good full acidic hopiness; strong bittering, but not over the top. I can't see myself drinking more than one and really appreciating the second though. The flavors are too light and would get lost in the dry finish.

11-09-2013 05:02:45 | More by constantine_272
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev 0%

Pours clear golden with thick bubbly white head. Aroma is crisp hoppy floral citrus. Taste is crisp clean hops upfront with a touch of sweet malt and bitter orange peel on the follow through. Aftertaste is lingering bitter citrus and dank piny hops. Palate is clean and a little sticky. Overall very well balanced IPA.

11-08-2013 20:22:43 | More by jbaker67
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bccocx

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-08-2013 04:44:58 | More by bccocx
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yummybeer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.3%

11-07-2013 23:41:23 | More by yummybeer
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BullBearHawk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-07-2013 22:59:20 | More by BullBearHawk
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AmericanSpeller

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-07-2013 22:31:59 | More by AmericanSpeller
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TheRealPour

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-07-2013 01:30:03 | More by TheRealPour
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BeerBuffalo

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

11-06-2013 21:25:10 | More by BeerBuffalo
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space_guy9

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-05-2013 20:00:41 | More by space_guy9
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dkw0063

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.3%

11-04-2013 16:50:34 | More by dkw0063
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collino

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

11-04-2013 05:37:35 | More by collino
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sphyrn

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-04-2013 00:12:00 | More by sphyrn
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-03-2013 22:12:10 | More by Kruja5
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thlf84

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-03-2013 21:32:03 | More by thlf84
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Rheaume17

Vermont

4.63/5  rDev +6.2%

A big thanks to Bob for saving this one for me!

Poured into a tulip glass. Bottle dated 9/26, enjoyed on 10/25.

Appearance - Pours a nice golden color with a slight orange hue. A solid inch of head. Great lacing throughout the session.

Smell - Lots of hops! Smells bitter, probably from grapefruit. Slight hints of tropical fruits.

Taste - Very similar to the smell. A ton of hops. Some hints of pine and certainly some grapefruit. Slightly sweet. The hops are balanced out a little with a subtle bready malt.

Mouthfeel - Good carbonation. Feels pretty dense and sticks to your teeth a little.

Overall - An excellent IPA from RR. In my opinion this is just as good as PtE. (obviously two completely different aspects though) Was glad to try this one and would definitely recommend if you have the opportunity.

11-03-2013 19:42:31 | More by Rheaume17
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JDelder

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-03-2013 15:14:57 | More by JDelder
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SanFranJake

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-03-2013 01:01:14 | More by SanFranJake
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sisterthelonious

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -8.3%

11-02-2013 23:12:08 | More by sisterthelonious
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baklo

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-02-2013 21:57:00 | More by baklo
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Tee2Grn

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-02-2013 20:55:32 | More by Tee2Grn
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bcerv-ca

California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

11-02-2013 19:48:51 | More by bcerv-ca
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bamarado

Colorado

4/5  rDev -8.3%

11-02-2013 19:20:25 | More by bamarado
Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,216 ratings.