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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,862 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 9,862
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,531
Gots: 1,502 | FT: 55
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003)
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Coppery straw, brilliant clarity. Modest head but relentless lacing.

Smell is pleasant.... citrus, pine, floral.... the usual suspects for a quality ipa or dipa. Sturdy bready, raisiny malt undertones.

Flavor is somewhat underwhelming for such a hyped beer. The citrus from the nose shines. Well balanced and phenomenally drinkable.

Mouthfeel is pretty standard. No faults detected.

This is a case where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. No one aspect is all that striking,other than the fact that this is a completely flawless beer from start to finish. Impressive brew.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2013 03:52:35 | More by CurtFromHershey
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,862 ratings.