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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,872 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,872
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,537
Gots: 1,501 | FT: 53
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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dowen17

Alabama

5/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a perfectly clear golden hue with a beautiful creamy off white head. Holds at two fingers and leaves hug spots of lacing all the way down the glass.

On the nose is wonderfully fresh citrus. Huge, fresh grapefruit. Mango and tangerine. Lemon zest. Just wonderful. Huge hop nose with some earthy tones beneath the citrus.

Taste mirrors the nose. Massive grapefruit tones and wonderfully bitter hops. Lemon zest and tangerine come through on the middle of the taste. Just fantastic. Crisp, clean finish with a big bitter punch on the back of the tongue. As I let the beer warm, some spicy notes begin to appear from the hops. Very complex and delicious IPA.

Mouthfeel is light with creamy carbonation. Really keeps the flavors moving and alive in your mouth. Delightful and refreshing.

What a beautifully brewed DIPA. Would absolutely drink again. Definitely worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 02:50:29 | More by dowen17
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,872 ratings.