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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,818 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,818
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,511
Gots: 1,470 | 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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kasper

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4.47/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a translucent golden yellow with single finger, ginger-colored, tight creamy and bubbly off-white head. Nice sticky lacing all over the glass.

S: Strong aromas of sweet citrus and floral hops. Individual aromas of tangerine & pink grapefruit. Lots of underlying bready malts -- extremely inviting aroma.

T: Sweet fruity malts followed by a light bitterness pop. From the smell, you think you're are gonna get slammed with hops. But Pliny is one of the most composed and balanced DIPA's I've ever tasted.

M. "Wow factor" -- real luscious. Coats the palette nicely -- real smooth like a baby's bottom. Best part of the beer right here. Everything melds well.

D: One of the most balanced brews yet. Alcohol not very noticeable. Could be a candidate for a session-able DIPA.

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2009 17:56:52 | More by kasper
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,818 ratings.