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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,610 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,610
Reviews: 3,120
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,402
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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chadmoe1

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4.93/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

From notes on 1/23/12

Finally! I have waited to try this beer for awhile now, and considering the only RR we get in Pittsburgh is Consecration and Temptation (both in my top 10 list no doubt), I was excited to finally have it.

A -- Amber/dark Amber; 1/4"-1/2" white head; nice lacing

S -- Strong pine hops, some grapefruit hops, spicy hops, earthy. Hop aroma is strong and complex.

T -- Hops up front (more grapefruit flavors), followed quickly by toasty malt and a super strong hop finish (more pine flavors)

M -- Medium carbonation, thicker than expected

O -- Amazing! Smooth hops, balanced yet exploding with hop flavor. Highlights hops and how to use them...way more complex than I anticipated. Love it!

Bottle, RR pint glass

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2012 14:55:59 | More by chadmoe1
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,610 ratings.