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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

4,778 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,778
Reviews: 1,344
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 1,575
Gots: 545 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: RedwoodGeorge on 03-26-2005

No notes at this time.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bright golden body with a pillowy white head. Beer is nearly transparent as it is definitely well crafted. The scent is piney with some citrus rind and some grassiness. A hint of sweetness that balances it out. The taste is refined. The hops are in balance but certainly center stage. No strong malt notes or sweetness in the taste. You get light pine and some citrus rind. There is enough bitterness to let you know you're drinking an IPA. Well made beer, and certainly worth seeking out.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on date of 03/21/13

Appearance - Pours clear and golden with a white, 2 finger head. Fair retention. Leaves a somewhat smooth surface, with bubbles clinging at the edge of the glass. Lacing is streaky and spotty, with good stick.

Smell - Orange zest, stone fruit, hints of pine and black pepper. Lesser notes of sweetened bread.

Taste - Starts with orange and a touch of stone fruit character, backed by a strong, sweet, bready malt background. Black pepper spiciness. Good balance. Finishes with slight pine, a touch of grass and orange pith bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium body with soft carbonation. Very drying finish.

Overall - Good, but I'm not big on super dry IPA's like this. Lagunitas IPA is the same way; in fact, these two beers are quite similar in many ways. For the price, I'd just as soon drink the Lagunitas than buy this again.

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Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,778 ratings.