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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

10,210 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10,210
Reviews: 3,136
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 4,691
Gots: 1,633 | 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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codyhaskell

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -8.6%

09-28-2012 17:02:13 | More by codyhaskell
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arash1000

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -24.7%

09-26-2012 17:49:12 | More by arash1000
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Andrew_T


5/5  rDev +7.5%

09-26-2012 02:28:19 | More by Andrew_T
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4/5  rDev -14%

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reviticus


4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

09-25-2012 23:33:58 | More by reviticus
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BuddhaBrews

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-25-2012 20:51:56 | More by BuddhaBrews
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +7.5%

09-25-2012 12:48:00 | More by chefduff2
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JonIrabagon

New York

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-24-2012 21:48:39 | More by JonIrabagon
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CaliBrewCrew


4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-24-2012 21:37:07 | More by CaliBrewCrew
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mattdbh

California

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

09-24-2012 21:18:29 | More by mattdbh
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JimsArcade

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -10.8%

Pours a medium, crystal-clear shade of amber. Citrus/herbal hops hit the nose with a faint hint of malty sweetness. These notes continue into the taste with a surprising crispness added in. Drinkability is above-average for this kind of beer,

I'm fortunate enough to get semi-regular samplings of PtE this far east. Seek it out if you're ever in Philly.

09-24-2012 19:18:05 | More by JimsArcade
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MagillaGriller


4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-24-2012 01:58:14 | More by MagillaGriller
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jkchristy

New York

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

09-24-2012 01:25:35 | More by jkchristy
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whodeyvols

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

09-23-2012 22:46:19 | More by whodeyvols
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MutatedZombieRat

California

5/5  rDev +7.5%

09-23-2012 16:13:48 | More by MutatedZombieRat
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DennyCrane

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-23-2012 00:45:15 | More by DennyCrane
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

4/5  rDev -14%

09-22-2012 22:09:44 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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terententen

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +7.5%

09-22-2012 20:13:56 | More by terententen
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ErrandWolfe

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-22-2012 14:13:26 | More by ErrandWolfe
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JPortillo

Illinois

5/5  rDev +7.5%

09-21-2012 23:39:23 | More by JPortillo
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Tracker83

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -8.6%

09-21-2012 09:12:04 | More by Tracker83
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KenC

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-20-2012 22:38:39 | More by KenC
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pgetchell

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -32.7%

Head was nice and it was consistent with the appearance. It maintained the head for an average amount of time
Smell was very mild with the obvious presence of hops.
Taste was too bitter for my palate, I did not enjoy the hoppiness. This also was reflected in the mouthfeel. I had a bitter aftertaste for more than a comfortable amount of time after I swallowed.

09-20-2012 19:44:46 | More by pgetchell
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CraftedBlackout

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

09-20-2012 02:55:01 | More by CraftedBlackout
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match1112

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev -4.7%

Big thanks to ehammond1 for sending me my first bottle!

bright crisp looking copper colored body with a generous three fingers of thick white suds. loads of lacing and ring after ring around the mug as the beer dwindled. huge tropical fruit in the nose, i could smell this all day! pineapple, mango, lemon, orange, grass, malts and toasted biscuits. taste is very pineapple forward. bright, crisp and juicy all describe what i taste, very fresh tasting nectar of the gods. a little sticky pine oil on the inside of my cheeks helps to keep the sweetness under control. a dry bitter finish is quickly washed away by more juicyness and leaves me wanting more. one bottle of this is not enough and only lasted as long as it did because i was taking notes. i'm a believer!

09-19-2012 16:43:56 | More by match1112
Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 10,210 ratings.