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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,608 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,608
Reviews: 3,120
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,403
Gots: 1,379 | FT: 52
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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TenHornsProud

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4.45/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light, golden color with thick white head that does not dissipate.

Smells of fruity hop and subtle malt

Tastes of hop....fruity (tropical fruit notes), tangy, slightly bitter, sweet...grapefruit in the back.

Mouthfeel is great, silky smooth.

I was expecting to be knocked out by this beer, but it is subtle and really makes its point on the smooth, fruity hop flavor that lingers on the palate longer than you would want most other beers.

Edit: Two more bottles later and drinking other, comparable beers, this really is worth the hype. The oily finish is simply like no other.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2011 02:32:04 | More by TenHornsProud
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,608 ratings.