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Pliny The Elder - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

10,629 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10,629
Reviews: 3,179
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 4,902
Gots: 1,796 | FT: 58
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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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Clear golden slightly orange coloring with a solid, slightly rocky head that follows with a good lacing. Fruity nose (pineapple, orange, grapefruit) with slight floral undertones. Medium body with light carbonation. Great balance with hop sweetness out front and a dry finish. Excellent all around!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I find myself staring at the last two inches of PtE in the glass and quite frankly I don't want to finish it because I realise I ain't gonna be in this position again in the near future....

Does it live up to the hype? Yes.

This bottle is approx three months old, just arrived in Aus, so I suspect Wonders in a Glass if fresh.

I won't review in detail, others have done so, suffice to say flavours are massive, complex, and integrated. Christmas Tangerines and hops dominate a lingering palate

thanx to Adam @ Platinum for this.

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 10,629 ratings.