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Blind Pig IPA | Russian River Brewing Company

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Blind Pig IPABlind Pig IPA
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Blind Pig IPABlind Pig IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by RedwoodGeorge on 03-26-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#314
Reviews:
1,453
Ratings:
5,803
pDev:
8.72%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,896
Gots:
996
Trade:
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Photo of BayAreaJoe
4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On draft at Slow Hand BBQ in Pleasant Hill, pours clear gold with a small head. Aroma is mildly pleasant pine, floral and hops. Hoppy flavor is bigger than the aroma suggests. Solid light-medium, smooth feel. Overall a great IPA that I'd probably drink more of if it was more readily available.

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4.19/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WRXSTV
4.56/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sd123
4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mapagano
4.62/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mxsluis
4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coryhk
4.05/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmurphy7
3.61/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JakerLou
4.37/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Botulizard
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On draft at Ladyface Alehouse. Can’t believe it’s my first time trying this.

Pours an orange gold, two finger head of creamy foam, heavy lace clinging to the glass.

Like Pliny, this IPA is very balanced. Hop presence, citrus, and floral qualities all see better than the pig as they climb through your nostrils. Very balanced.

A milder beer than Pliny, but still packs a nice bitterness at 6%. Not as much citrus as on the nose, but you get so much nice floral, malty notes to compliment the bold hops.

Crisp and clean. Very drinkable, and a solid flagship IPA from RR.

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4.73/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Aroma: A mild hop presence in the smell with a floral, sweet and slightly fruity presence.
Flavor: Hops are very prominent bringing about bitterness. Slightly dry character presence.
Appearance: Color - Gold. Slight haziness. Very good head retention.
Taste: Palate: Medium body with medium level carbonation. Dry finish. Slight astringency

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.02/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.83/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.84/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.91/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 5,803 ratings
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