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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,610 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,610
Reviews: 3,120
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,402
Gots: 1,379 | FT: 52
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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pb9613

Michigan

4.83/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – It pours a clear gold with a huge foamy head. The head sticks around and never goes away.

Smell – It smells like I am walking through a pine forest in the UP just after a rainfall. There is just a hint of malt in there somewhere.

Taste - A good balance of hops and malt. The pine resin of the hops is strong but not overpowering the sweetness of the malt.

Mouthfeel – The balance of the malts and hops play well on the together with just the right amount of carbonation to keep the head until the experience is complete.

Overall – There was no way that this beer was going to live up to the hype of the ratings and the beer snobs. It was a great beer but nothing that I would go to great lengths to search out. Though, if I could find it at my local beer store, it would be on the “To Buy List”.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2012 01:06:21 | More by pb9613
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,610 ratings.