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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,804 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,804
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,498
Gots: 1,461 | 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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dahlen22

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

Overall: Heard all the hype, so I drove 30 minutes in pouring rain to have this on tap at Isaac Newton's in New Town, PA on August 1st which is now IPA Day for some reasons? Bad news was they limited it to one glass per person (was not loving that). Good news was the WOW factor. This beer is everything I expected it to be. Huge fruit bomb in the nose...super smooth drinkability with a variety of tropical fruits (too many to list going on here), hops, and some subtle bread notes. The hops were not at all overbearing as I sometimes find with this style of beer. The flavors were so balanced and tasty...This is without a doubt the best Double IPA I have ever had and could have easily drank this all afternoon despite the 8%. And they say the Younger is better...if that is true, I eagerly await that one to come around. Cheers!!

Serving type: on-tap

08-02-2013 11:59:42 | More by dahlen22
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,804 ratings.