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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

Pliny The ElderPliny The Elder

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100
world-class

8,761 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8761
Reviews: 3058
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%


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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,761 | Reviews: 3,058 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Ivegotmule:
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Ivegotmule

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +7.5%

01-06-2013 15:46:51 | More by Ivegotmule
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Kramerwtmf

California

4.95/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I am lucky enough to have enjoyed Pliny countless times both in the bottle and on draught. First time was several years ago and every time I get a glass of it I take 2-3 whiffs of it before even taking a sip. That's how good this beer is. If you haven't tried it beg borrow or steal to try this one!

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 03:43:18 | More by Kramerwtmf
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Quattrofiend

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

04-17-2014 01:54:04 | More by Quattrofiend
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Greyam21

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +7.5%

04-16-2014 22:38:58 | More by Greyam21
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BCPope

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +7.5%

04-16-2014 22:07:56 | More by BCPope
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mhind52

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-16-2014 18:32:01 | More by mhind52
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hvy1

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-16-2014 18:06:20 | More by hvy1
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Westyn

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

04-16-2014 18:02:48 | More by Westyn
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Akericson

Illinois

5/5  rDev +7.5%

04-16-2014 02:41:37 | More by Akericson
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Cutty

Michigan

5/5  rDev +7.5%

04-16-2014 01:28:51 | More by Cutty
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jc310

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -46.2%

04-16-2014 00:48:51 | More by jc310
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Bonsall_Phil

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-16-2014 00:44:43 | More by Bonsall_Phil
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dsigmon

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

04-16-2014 00:18:59 | More by dsigmon
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joshfullam

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +7.5%

04-15-2014 20:37:13 | More by joshfullam
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cam12

Texas

4/5  rDev -14%

04-15-2014 05:22:35 | More by cam12
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powerlaces

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-15-2014 04:48:13 | More by powerlaces
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BreakfastStout

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

04-15-2014 01:27:01 | More by BreakfastStout
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RummyRedbeard

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

04-14-2014 21:48:41 | More by RummyRedbeard
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Rob_Z

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +7.5%

04-14-2014 19:11:21 | More by Rob_Z
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Danfransisco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

04-14-2014 18:31:02 | More by Danfransisco
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lochef81

Michigan

4.73/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Wow!!! Finally got a bottle of this coveted ale and it definitely lives up to the hype. The pour is one of the sexiest golden copper colors I have ever seen. The head is thick, bone white, frothy and long lasting. Plus there is silky lacing for days. The nose is dank and citrusy. An abundance of grapefruit, pine, grass, mango, and tangerines abound. The mouthfeel is great but I'd actually like it to be a bit stickier. The flavor is a balanced bomb of west coast hops; taking all the notes of the nose and making them shine even more. This is mist certainly one of (if not the) best dipa I've ever had. Just wish it'd show its face in Michigan more often.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2014 17:33:51 | More by lochef81
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Gunch52

Texas

5/5  rDev +7.5%

04-14-2014 17:21:06 | More by Gunch52
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Cath

New York

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-14-2014 14:18:22 | More by Cath
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MarkOberempt

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

04-14-2014 13:44:38 | More by MarkOberempt
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nicole309

Alaska

4/5  rDev -14%

04-14-2014 08:04:42 | More by nicole309
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 8,761 ratings.