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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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GABrew

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

07-09-2013 21:55:30 | More by GABrew
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oline73

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this on-tap at Capone's on Black Friday. Poured into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear light amber color with a finger of fluffy white head. The head leaves a ring around the edge of the glass and a good amount of lacing.

Smell: Milder than I expected. Citrus peel hops with a very mild sweetness.

Taste: Much stronger than the smell. Bitter with a good amount of malt to balance things out. The bitterness increases throughout the sip. Citrus peel hops with a bitter and peppery finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly carbonation and a finish that is a bit dry.

Overall: This is just an awesome single IPA The hop profile is wonderful, but there is just enough malt to balance it out. Definitely have it again.

Serving type: on-tap

11-26-2011 02:56:20 | More by oline73
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nollie77

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-12-2012 02:31:39 | More by nollie77
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woodchopper

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

07-24-2013 14:06:27 | More by woodchopper
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ejyoung

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

01-22-2013 18:20:06 | More by ejyoung
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-07-2012 03:41:54 | More by Zaphog
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rrski198

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-02-2014 17:51:12 | More by rrski198
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jkendrick

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Cloudy, golden color with minimal head and lace

S: Citrusy, mostly grapefruit. Also some pine and pineapple and a touch of malt in the back

MF: medium-bodied with a nice prickly carbonation

T: Wonderful citrus (grapefruit and orange) and pine and pineapple hops flavors are given plenty of space as the malt takes a backseat

D: It's a little bitter in the finish

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2009 16:17:20 | More by jkendrick
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lurpy1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-13-2014 18:55:20 | More by lurpy1
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djgustafson

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-28-2013 01:50:06 | More by djgustafson
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beerinNV

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-13-2013 19:47:09 | More by beerinNV
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nitter

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-28-2014 00:33:36 | More by nitter
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audiojon

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I didn't know what to expect from the brewery behind Pliny the Elder, but this was a nice surprise! Turns out this brew got its start at a Temecula micro, but recently got picked up (saved?) by Russian River. Appearance was lovely, very nice amber hue. Smell was also lovely, obviously hoppy. Taste was delicious! It reminded me of a lighter Ruination, not as balanced as Pliny, but lots of great in your face hop character. Insanely drinkable at 6%, this is a must try from one of my favorite breweries.

Highly recommended, this may become a great session beer... where are the bottles?

Serving type: on-tap

04-12-2006 06:35:34 | More by audiojon
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Rion

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-30-2013 12:54:46 | More by Rion
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Da314man

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-24-2014 19:43:06 | More by Da314man
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biernatryan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-13-2013 02:31:56 | More by biernatryan
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BeerSnob1022

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

01-20-2013 18:39:53 | More by BeerSnob1022
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straightlambic

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

12-18-2013 22:53:19 | More by straightlambic
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AmericanSpeller

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-07-2013 22:31:59 | More by AmericanSpeller
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swaghawk

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-11-2012 02:06:38 | More by swaghawk
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Pelican5

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-29-2012 22:47:57 | More by Pelican5
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gtank

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-19-2013 05:47:31 | More by gtank
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kdown

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-20-2013 23:18:32 | More by kdown
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-16-2013 02:41:05 | More by IcemanCometh
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bryc9194

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-18-2014 01:23:08 | More by bryc9194
Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,974 ratings.