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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

3,974 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,974
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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MiScusi

California

5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

From a bottle of the first batch.

A- When in good lighting it pours a clear golden orange, though sometimes can look reddish orange.

S- citric, orange marmalade, a bit floral.

T- Bitter, citrus rind, grapefruity, quite floral actually. Way more floral than I remember it.

M- medium to light-medium body. Carbonation in these bottles is fine.

I must say when I first had Blind Pig a couple years ago I became an instant fan and it was my favorite RR brew. Recently I have found the regular house RR IPA to be more satisfying, though I still enjoy Blind Pig very much.
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1/29/09
Bumping the last rating up from 4.3-->5.0 This is just an amazing IPA as I have always known but I love the mango fruit aspect to it so much... makes it so unique.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2008 01:40:32 | More by MiScusi
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wilfonzo

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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New York

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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sorvats

California

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Beertracker

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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BrahptimusPrime

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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California

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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shrek806

New York

5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a Surly Darkness snifter. Thanks to Stupac2 for the 500ml bottle.

This lovely specimen poured a light and crisp orange/yellow with a tight 1/2 inch foam head and some serious sticky resin-like lacing.

The smell is tropical fruit all the way-Mango-grapefruit-a hint of peach maybe.

The tatse is so smooth. Much more balanced than i imagined based on the smell. The tropical fruit taste hits you up front. But, after a bit the fruit subsides, and the floral and pine take over, only to finish with just the right amount of bitterness.

The mouthfeel is a tad thin, but nothing earthshattering. It still finishes with a good amount of body and flavor.

The overall drinkability is top-notch.

5/5

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 02:45:15 | More by shrek806
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California

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,974 ratings.