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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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world-class

9,783 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 9,783
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,486
Gots: 1,447 | 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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shadetree67

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4.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottled 11 days ago.

A. Pour yielded 1.5 fingers of frothy head. Clear golden amber in color. Nice lacing and head retention. A slow swirl rebuilds the head nicely. 4.75

S. Lots of hops. Malt is also noticeable. it smells well balanced. 4.5

T. Orange Zest and Pine. The malt is present as well. This is a very well balanced IPA; the hops are in your face though not overbearing. Finish is not sweet nor too bitter. 4.75

M. Medium mouthfeel and carbonation. Leaves a sticky feeling in your mouth with a semi-dry finish 4.75

O. I really enjoy PTE and have had it several times now. I can say that it doesn't age gracefully and is best drank as fresh as possible. Very well balanced and delicious. I would drink it all the time if it was local

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2014 02:10:15 | More by shadetree67
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,783 ratings.