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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,658 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,658
Reviews: 3,120
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,429
Gots: 1,398 | FT: 53
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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IllNate

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

This one courtesy of chswimmer, cheers man!

A - Golden yellow, nice finger of off white head, subsides to lacing. Has some hop haze going on.

S - Grassy, pinny hops dominate the aroma. Some citrus.

T - Grassy, pinny hops dominate the flavour. A bit fruity. Big bold bitterness.

M - Mouthfeel is surprisingly smooth. I expected to get a puckering effect with this beer, but it's well balanced.

D - Pretty drinkable really. Surprisingly balanced for the hop content.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2010 22:49:29 | More by IllNate
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,658 ratings.