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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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9,781 Ratings
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Ratings: 9,781
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,483
Gots: 1,445 | 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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sfoley333

Brazil

4.72/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into pint glass from tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad 09-30-07.
One of my favorite double IPAs first tried here back in 2004.
Poured copper orange color with nice sticky head with scents of the herbal pine of Norcal with hints of citrus. Taste more grapefruit pine flavor with nice balance between very bitter hoppiness and sweet maltiness. That where this beer shines the most. Mouth feel nice smooth feel that helps with the flavor to mask the 8% alcohol content. This helps make it very drinkable but becareful because this one will pack a nice punch.

Serving type: on-tap

10-01-2007 05:30:45 | More by sfoley333
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,781 ratings.