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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

9,789 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,789
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,492
Gots: 1,453 | 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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Reviews by Mertzy81:
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Mertzy81

Maryland

4.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A...pours clear, honey yellow with a white fluffy head. Lots of vey sticky lacing down glass.

S...wish I could rate the smell higher than a 5. Lots of floral smell at first, like a bouquet of fresh flowers. Then there is wonderful pine resin scent in here. I just want to push my nose right into this brew it smells incredible.

T...wow! I didn't think this could live up to the hype but it does. Hop head paradise. Every bit of that great nose is in the taste and then some. Lots of hops right up front that have a punch in the mouth bitterness without the over done malts like a lot of DIPAs. It gets a peppery tingle in your mouth before letting into an earhty pine flavor and finishes quick and crisp.

M...perfectly done. Carbo is just right and gives it a light mouthfeel even with such a full taste.

O...this is right on the money. It is hard to be better than this. I thaught I would be let down after finally tracking down this exceptionally rated brew but, I was not. Every bit as great as I would have hoped. I love this beer and can't wait for my next chance to drink it.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 08:40:28 | More by Mertzy81
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,789 ratings.