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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: 1,382
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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coldriver

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle born on 11//22/2011 - consumed on 1/1/2012 (Happy New Year!). Pours a deep gold with very good head and lacing. Nose is sweet malt, lemon, and floral. Complex hop profile with lemons, grapefruit, pine, floral, and vanilla. The sweet malt that I noted in the nose is rather subdued in the taste.
How does Russian River get such an amazing mouthfeel in their beers? Delicate but at the same time oily and in your face. A little thin perhaps, although that contributes to the delicacy. Very nice dry finish and tongue numbing aftertaste that begs you to take another sip.
An excellent IPA from Russian River!

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2012 18:56:20 | More by coldriver
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emdawg

New York

4/5  rDev -8.3%

01-01-2012 05:46:34 | More by emdawg
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hawkmage

California

3/5  rDev -31.2%

12-31-2011 17:02:57 | More by hawkmage
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bbeane

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

First time having one of these from the bottle... Thanks Lt. Sour
A- Poured into a Duvel tulip... starts with a nice finger thick head with good retention. A light coating of lacing lingers on the wall of the glass. Beer is a crisp light amber color with light activity

S- Lots of grapefruit with a hint of sweetness

T- Like the nose... pure grapefruit. Unlike the nose... no sweetness

M- A little thin, lighter body with light carbonation

O- I enjoyed this one more than the other times when I've had it on draft. This bottle is just over a month old so maybe the kegs I've had were a bit older. All in all... an excellent beer. One of the best IPAs I've ever had

CHEERS

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 23:21:25 | More by bbeane
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PthPndr

Florida

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-30-2011 22:37:45 | More by PthPndr
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DCRA

California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-30-2011 08:12:16 | More by DCRA
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icepik

Rhode Island

4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Golden-amber color, clear, light head, good lacing.

S: Light piney hop smell with malt in the nose.

T: Very clean, well balanced IPA. Pine-citrus hop flavor blends with a clean malt flavor. Good hop bite at the finish.

M: Smooth malt feel, perfect for style.

O: Like the little brother of Pliny the Elder, it shares some of its flavor profile. Great IPA.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 00:06:38 | More by icepik
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Corkpuller

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -31.2%

12-29-2011 22:04:12 | More by Corkpuller
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jcone17

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

12-29-2011 19:31:49 | More by jcone17
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johnhenryconway


4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-29-2011 07:17:44 | More by johnhenryconway
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-29-2011 07:16:21 | More by Callmecoon
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Nightrain87

California

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-28-2011 18:56:07 | More by Nightrain87
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tripelhops

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-28-2011 15:54:52 | More by tripelhops
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-27-2011 23:03:38 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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Skye1024

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-27-2011 19:26:04 | More by Skye1024
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-27-2011 17:12:57 | More by zekeman17
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Lantern


5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-27-2011 15:55:16 | More by Lantern
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GuisseppeFranco

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-27-2011 02:21:15 | More by GuisseppeFranco
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-27-2011 02:13:40 | More by TXhomebrewer
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cdwil

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-26-2011 14:00:46 | More by cdwil
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-26-2011 04:23:00 | More by jsnoek
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DangerDawg

Ohio

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-25-2011 17:13:57 | More by DangerDawg
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furthurgone

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-25-2011 04:11:55 | More by furthurgone
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -14%

12-24-2011 23:26:19 | More by acurtis
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Hophead717

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -42.7%

12-24-2011 06:16:32 | More by Hophead717
Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,041 ratings.