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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

3,975 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,975
Reviews: 1,301
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,361
Gots: 353 | 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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kendellmarie

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-01-2012 21:32:27 | More by kendellmarie
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poiuytr

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-01-2012 06:34:52 | More by poiuytr
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mcintire78

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.3%

09-29-2012 21:54:15 | More by mcintire78
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colbyguy

Maine

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-29-2012 02:58:44 | More by colbyguy
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BrianGaynor


3.88/5  rDev -11%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: beautiful orange amber color. Mostly clear. Two finger white head.

Smell: my god. The smell of this beer is right on. So perfect. Spectacular citrus scent.

Taste: there’s something about this beer that I’m not sure how to explain. I’ve never eaten a hop, but I think it might taste something like this. Smells much better than it tastes.

Mouthfeel: exceptionally smooth and easy to drink.

Overall: everything about this beer screams amazing, except the taste. Still enjoying it but I really wish I could give it a higher rating.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2012 03:34:46 | More by BrianGaynor
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arash1000

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -8.3%

09-26-2012 17:52:22 | More by arash1000
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Andrew_T


4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-26-2012 01:34:58 | More by Andrew_T
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ChuckGnarly

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-25-2012 03:27:12 | More by ChuckGnarly
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CaliBrewCrew


4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-24-2012 21:33:02 | More by CaliBrewCrew
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mattdbh

California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

09-24-2012 21:17:40 | More by mattdbh
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DennyCrane

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

09-23-2012 00:44:35 | More by DennyCrane
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JCrandall

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.7%

09-22-2012 14:08:39 | More by JCrandall
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SnowFlowMfg

California

3.95/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this really fresh and poured into a tulip; an early September batch.

A: Pours a slightly hazy straw-amber with a decent one finger head that remained to the finish. Nice and sticky on the sides with an oily looking legs. Hard to have a beer look bad in my opinion.

S: Smells like a lighter version of Pliny but a little bit harsher, maybe. Otherwise it has the nice piney smell initially followed by a light sweetness mixed with some tropical fruits. A little bit of booze smell on the end. Smells great but not as heavenly as the Pliny.

T: I feel like this tastes like a slightly less refined and lighter Pliny. I know I keep comparing this to Pliny but I had these side by side and the two were somewhat similar. This has the strong piney hop flavor initially hitting you with bitterness holding to the end. Very slight sweetness and a little harshness from the hops in the middle but finishes smooth and clean.

M: I did not like the mouthfeel too much. It honestly felt very much like water to me. Too light both in body and carbonation. Considering the oily appearance I was a little disappointed that it didn't feel more substantial.

O: Feels like a less refined Pliny with a mouthfeel like water. Easy drinking, but not as refreshing or extraordinary as I would expect.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2012 23:48:17 | More by SnowFlowMfg
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JPortillo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14%

09-21-2012 23:40:16 | More by JPortillo
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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

09-19-2012 01:04:16 | More by kjyost
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jisom123

Indiana

4/5  rDev -8.3%

09-17-2012 23:49:41 | More by jisom123
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46andBrew

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-16-2012 03:38:36 | More by 46andBrew
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Weebay

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +14.7%

09-16-2012 02:13:03 | More by Weebay
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HopsintheSack

California

3.75/5  rDev -14%

09-15-2012 03:09:29 | More by HopsintheSack
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Travisnin

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -14%

09-13-2012 06:39:03 | More by Travisnin
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cde1218

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-13-2012 00:10:32 | More by cde1218
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Boz12

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-12-2012 11:12:54 | More by Boz12
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Odysseyalien

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

09-10-2012 22:27:55 | More by Odysseyalien
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-09-2012 04:09:11 | More by heddar33
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rmaste6282

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-08-2012 03:52:16 | More by rmaste6282
Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,975 ratings.