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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,769 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,769
Reviews: 3,124
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,482
Gots: 1,442 | 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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goindownsouth

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Many thanks, again, to brother BA mikesgroove for spotting me this gem... Consumed on 11/02/08...

On opening and dispensing into a snifter, this brew offers a clear, golden to orange hue with a respectable head that left a sticky lace throughout. Aromas are bold and in your face with spritey, juicy, tangy hops. The flavor followed suit with great balance with the hops and malt body playing in excellent concert with one another. The alcohol is very well hidden here. The finish is dry. The sweet malty backbone and hoppy bitterness leaving something of a twang on the palate.

Without a doubt one of the best double IPAs I have had to date. Very solid and undeniably drinkable.

Zum wohl!

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2008 23:17:47 | More by goindownsouth
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,769 ratings.