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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,781 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,781
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,486
Gots: 1,447 | 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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Reviews by dowen17:
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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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A - A little light for an IPA, but looked very clear and very nice. Great amber color.

S - Hoppy and perfect for an IPA

T - Great. High on bitterness but not the bad kind.

M - The best part. Extremely light and smooth going down.

O - Worth the hype.

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,781 ratings.