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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,621 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,621
Reviews: 3,120
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,410
Gots: 1,384 | 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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blackc5

Washington

4.83/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Basically everything I said about the bottled version, but even moreso. On tap, this beer is just something really special. The flavors are all there just as expected, but the mouthfeel is really improved - silky smooth with a bit more carbonation and perfect body. Truly a joy to sip and enjoy.

All that said, I just updated my bottle review with a bit lower taste score. The last few bottles, dated 6/10/09, seem to have lost a bit of the hops flavor profile. Perhaps I am being harsher after having it on tap, but I hope that the increased production they are pushing has not impacted quality.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2009 18:07:11 | More by blackc5
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,621 ratings.