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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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100
world-class

9,804 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,804
Reviews: 3,125
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,499
Gots: 1,462 | FT: 54
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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yemenmocha

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4.81/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Very seductive DIPA. Pours a peachy amber to golden color with white head that starts thick and dissipates to a thin layer that lasts well. Lace is present.

Nose is the best feature of this ale. I get an appetizing tropical fruit, and perhaps we could call it candied tropical fruit like in those tropical versions of trail mix, where you might get some coconut thrown in for good measure. I'm also picking up something that is in the direction of mango with pineapple.

Taste is grassy and dry up front, with a reflexive mouth pucker from the hops leaping across the palate. Not a lot of malt here, and the alcohol is amazingly subdued.

The hoplover will relish this one but if you're not into the style I can see why some see it as too much.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2009 04:58:39 | More by yemenmocha
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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 9,804 ratings.