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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

4,224 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4,224
Reviews: 1,308
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 1,425
Gots: 409 | 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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Johnny58

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

07-25-2013 07:38:35 | More by Johnny58
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alecvdpoel


4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-05-2012 19:52:22 | More by alecvdpoel
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seavercm

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

07-14-2014 20:55:32 | More by seavercm
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cfadams17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

08-15-2014 22:40:39 | More by cfadams17
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cspieth

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-20-2012 04:45:57 | More by cspieth
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jbh26

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-22-2012 18:42:24 | More by jbh26
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blabaer

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

10-26-2013 03:49:38 | More by blabaer
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

08-21-2014 00:18:55 | More by qcbrewer
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Lucho

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-28-2012 01:42:28 | More by Lucho
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-08-2014 21:16:24 | More by Hessian257
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aleckpa

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-18-2012 22:36:38 | More by aleckpa
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sjones5045

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-16-2013 22:04:17 | More by sjones5045
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Dduquette

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

10-23-2013 03:48:26 | More by Dduquette
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MPPHISH

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-30-2014 01:03:42 | More by MPPHISH
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Double06

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-14-2012 13:32:35 | More by Double06
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Schwegler

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

08-06-2014 04:15:49 | More by Schwegler
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Hobbit

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

08-02-2013 02:05:13 | More by Hobbit
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HuaiDan

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-12-2014 16:29:27 | More by HuaiDan
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joh04587

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

10-12-2012 21:12:15 | More by joh04587
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-30-2013 00:00:21 | More by zonker17
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output01x

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Huge thanks to Dan3279 for yet another awesome trade.

Poured from a 22 oz. capped bottle (Bottled On 121911) into a pint glass.

A strong pour yields a 1 1/2 finger cream-colored head that fades after a couple minutes to a thin, even dusting and thick, seafoam-like ring. The body is a clear golden amber with an interesting mix of both tiny and fat carbonation bubbles charging from the deepest depths of the glass to reinforce the diminishing head. Some decent but spotty lacing can be seen clinging sporadically to the sides of the glass.

Clean and balanced, the nose is a delicious mix of both citrus hops and bready malt. While the aroma of this beer isn't exactly a nostril-blaster, it does carry excellent notes of grapefruit, orange peel, and pineapple with notes of biscuits and bread crumbs in the background.

Each sip offers initial flavors of grapefruit, mango, mandarin oranges, and white bread crust. As the beer is swallowed, a pine hops flavor rushes into the picture, overwhelming all the previous flavors. As this fades, the citrus hops and bready malt flavors reemerge with a good grapefruit tang. As these flavors also taper off, a slight piny bitterness lingers as an aftertaste.

This is a beer that would be perfect on a warm spring afternoon, or a hot summer day, or a cool fall evening, or a cold winter night. It really would be perfect for nearly any occasion. The body is smooth and mellow, like a filtered fruit juice. The carbonation is just a bit fizzy but is definitely helpful.

03-02-2012 03:32:21 | More by output01x
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tweezer159

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Steve_Oldrati

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-07-2013 06:42:50 | More by Steve_Oldrati
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Sisky

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-14-2013 03:57:01 | More by Sisky
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-30-2013 22:18:27 | More by blindpiggie
Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,224 ratings.