Pliny The Younger | Russian River Brewing Company

Pliny The YoungerPliny The Younger
BA SCORE
4.7/5
3,095 Ratings
Pliny The YoungerPliny The Younger
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States
rrbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.25%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pliny the Younger, the man, was Pliny the Elder’s nephew and adopted son. They lived nearly 2,000 years ago! Pliny the Elder is our Double IPA, so we felt it was fitting to name our Triple IPA after his son. It is almost a true Triple IPA with triple the amount of hops as a regular I.P.A. That said, it is extremely difficult, time and space consuming, and very expensive to make. And that is why we don’t make it more often! This beer is very full-bodied with tons of hop character in the nose and throughout. It is also deceptively well-balanced and smooth.

Added by xlperro on 01-27-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8
Reviews:
946
Ratings:
3,095
pDev:
7.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6,522
Gots:
512
Trade:
1
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For all the hype, this has a lot to live up to. It does! From the first hoppy quaff to the last, Younger is a great beer.

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I've had this the last four years running and i think its getting a little bit duller each year

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Pliny The Younger from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.7 out of 5 with 3,095 ratings
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