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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,812 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,812
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,507
Gots: 1,468 | FT: 54
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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bigaltemple

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4.58/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 7/22

Looks like a shiny new penny, with a bright copper color. Minimal,soapy, off white head that turns to a filmy cap rather quickly. Some very light and wispy lacing.

Really great nose. Floral hops are prevalent, along with a lot of citrus and fruit. Able to pick out some biscuit, honey, and caramel too. Nothing punches you in the face, it just keeps asking for another smell to see what you'll pick up next.

Extremely well balanced! Get the evidence of a sweet caramel malt base, but the floral hops immediately wash over that. Get a dry, citrus rind finish. Just want to keep drinking. Medium body with crisp carbonation.

Great beer. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 19:12:41 | More by bigaltemple
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,812 ratings.