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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,850 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,850
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,528
Gots: 1,494 | FT: 55
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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williamjbauer

West Virginia

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

The heavens opened and filled my pint glass on glorious tap.

A - Clear honey amber with 2 finger white head with good head retention and excellent lacing.

S - A hops orchestra plays notes of pine predominately with grapefruit, nectarine, lemon, with a bit of malty bread and just a hint of booze.

T - This journey treks back and forth through the palate starting with a bold grassy pine and a tiny sweet at the front and sides of the palate then off to a plethora of hops from floral, herbal, and citrus with mainly pine and grapefruit notes. More apple fruit to follow with a final game winning shot of smooth dry bitter finish with a touch of fiery alcohol.

M - Full body, moderate carbonation, smooth most the way with a chewy, dry finish.

O - One of the finest bottled IPAs ever and among my favorite brews. Put this one on my death-row last meal if we can't get the Younger.

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2012 17:12:56 | More by williamjbauer
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,850 ratings.