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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,911 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,911
Reviews: 3,127
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,558
Gots: 1,513 | 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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markaberrant

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - hazy, glowing orange, thick off-white head, pretty much leaves a sheet of lacing behind

S - sweet mango, tropical, bitter grapefruit, light pine, very nice nose, though not huge, quite sweet-ish, though not from malt

T - tight bitter pine, great interplay with sweet malt and tropical hop notes, awesome hop flavour from start to finish and well into the aftertaste

M - very creamy and smooth, despite the light body, alcohol is certainly present, very dry finish, lip-smacking

D - believe the hype, and excellent DIPA, insane drinkability despite the alcohol

It has been a while since I have had a fresh, quality IPA/DIPA. It is so easy to throw hops into a beer, but crafting an excellent IPA is a completely different thing. Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2010 20:27:38 | More by markaberrant
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,911 ratings.