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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,617 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,617
Reviews: 3,120
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,407
Gots: 1,383 | 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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slayer3604

California

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

Had this kid at my friend's house, we had a 10 hour, two beer brew day and he had some plinys at his house WOOT!

A- Poured a flawless 1 1/2 inch head that sat upon a light orange honey colored body, and after a couple minutes, the head subdued to a 1 inch head.

S- A rush of everything citrus that includes grapefruit, orange peel, and ground up lemon peel. It touched on sweet as well, there was a grip of wildflower honey, and subdued red licorice as well.

T- Bouquets of floral hops, ceder, pine, incredable balance of dry acidity thats counter ballanced by a rush of malt depth thats hard to find these days.

M- big bodied, bold, and fat on the pallet. AWESOME example of an IPA.

D- Good price, not very rare around here I guess, saw it in a couple stores. Will be visiting this guy again.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2008 23:11:57 | More by slayer3604
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,617 ratings.