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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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California

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California

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California

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California

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Maryland

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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California

4.55/5  rDev -2.2%

Appearance - Pours a clear, golden yellow with orange hues. The off-white head sits two-fingers thick before settling down. Leaves a fine, sticky lace.

Smell - Prominent, clean grapefruit hoppiness on the nose. A bit of malt character lingers in behind.

Taste - Crisp, fresh grapefruit hop bitterness upfront, a bit of malt sweetness follows through toward the finish to balance it out.

Mouthfeel - Wow. Full body, but incredibly smooth. Goes down easy. This is a double IPA? Carbonation is on point. This could be chugged, if it weren't so darn savory.

Overall - Pliny gets rave reviews, and for good reason. The hops don't overwhelm, a trap too many IPA's and 2IPA's fall into, but rather serve as evidence that when done right, IPA's can be just as drinkable as any other style.

03-04-2012 03:32:50 | More by TheSixthRing
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Oregon

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Minnesota

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 10,210 ratings.