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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,672 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,672
Reviews: 3,309
rAvg: 4.66
pDev: 7.94%
Wants: 5,590
Gots: 2,319 | FT: 75
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003

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4.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Moonshae_D
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerIsntBad
4.31/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pyite
4.58/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ParadoxGuitarist
4.32/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fogindex
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Fahmie25
4.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pnelting
4.79/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: Nice golden orange color. Clear with a full head and nice lacing.

S: Wonderful smell. A citrus hop explosion in my glass.

T: Citrus up front, followed by pine. Perfect balance with just the right amount of bitterness.

M: Medium mouth feel and medium carbonation. Super refreshing.

O: This was my first time having Pliny the Elder and it did not disappoint. This is a tasty and refreshing brew that I look forward to having again and again.

Photo of dcmchew
4.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of phlogiston
4.44/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrs3994243
4.46/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BoozerMcGee
4.5/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
4.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.67/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wsay
3/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Yo beer world, you need to get your shit checked cause this beer is just alright. There is nothing wrong with it, but it sure as hell isn't the second coming of beer Jesus, thats for damn sure.

Hype must count for a lot when people claim that this beer is so great, its good but I have had IPA's that are far superior.

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4.91/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.84/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.74/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TonyStines
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Schlegz
4.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of btrammel
4.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keiferfillinger
4.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,672 ratings.