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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

10,278 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10,278
Reviews: 3,141
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 4,722
Gots: 1,669 | 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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Jdoggie

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -8.6%

08-25-2014 20:10:13 | More by Jdoggie
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Goatdavemac

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-25-2014 11:36:38 | More by Goatdavemac
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Eustisfirestone

Arizona

4.99/5  rDev +7.3%

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BTCase


5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-24-2014 23:29:16 | More by BTCase
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beerMeporfa

California

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

08-24-2014 18:58:53 | More by beerMeporfa
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5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-24-2014 17:42:32 | More by AFCuevas
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4.8/5  rDev +3.2%

08-24-2014 11:29:30 | More by Peg_greene
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Bergs

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -12.3%

08-24-2014 02:15:43 | More by Bergs
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rohankalra

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-24-2014 01:00:53 | More by rohankalra
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quantim0


4.76/5  rDev +2.4%

08-24-2014 00:56:27 | More by quantim0
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rlovitt

New Jersey

1.24/5  rDev -73.3%

08-24-2014 00:53:09 | More by rlovitt
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mdg59


5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-24-2014 00:50:32 | More by mdg59
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caw76

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-24-2014 00:18:31 | More by caw76
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MarkGamber

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

From a tap at Teresa's in Wayne, PA.

It looked great in the glass. Lighter than most of the IPAs I've been drinking later, more of a yellow then an orange and a bit hazy with a perfect head. It also smelled great. Lots of hops, some fruit and pine. The taste was the best part. It reminded me of Sucks but there was more to it with some effervescence on the tongue that was reminiscent of Heady Topper. I thought the finish was a tad bitter compared to Heady or Sip of Sunshine but fairly dry and very refreshing. In all, an excellent beer worth the hour's drive.

08-23-2014 22:10:48 | More by MarkGamber
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handcrafty

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

08-23-2014 20:25:29 | More by handcrafty
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MikesnoHSL

Florida

5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-23-2014 19:58:41 | More by MikesnoHSL
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Ohio

4.61/5  rDev -0.9%

08-23-2014 19:55:27 | More by AlienSwineFlu
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billyd77

Washington

1/5  rDev -78.5%

08-23-2014 19:10:50 | More by billyd77
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rxchris

Oregon

5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-23-2014 18:57:50 | More by rxchris
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Dellpepper123

Oregon

4.7/5  rDev +1.1%

08-23-2014 16:24:29 | More by Dellpepper123
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ChiBrewKing

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

08-23-2014 14:47:56 | More by ChiBrewKing
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papman

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Bradaplast

North Carolina

4.47/5  rDev -3.9%

08-23-2014 13:51:32 | More by Bradaplast
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cmmacdonald

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +7.5%

08-23-2014 12:49:06 | More by cmmacdonald
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MLDucky

Texas

5/5  rDev +7.5%

There is nothing I can say that hasn't been articulated. So balanced. Like being in a piney dream. It will always have a special place in my heart. Light amber color, great lacing, great malt balance, tropical notes resonate throughout with a great pine smell and resinous taste, but not sticky and not overly dank. I am already craving my next experience.

08-23-2014 04:49:59 | More by MLDucky
Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 10,278 ratings.