Blind Pig IPA | Russian River Brewing Company

Blind Pig IPABlind Pig IPA
BA SCORE
96%
Liked This Beer
4.36 w/ 5,781 ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by RedwoodGeorge on 03-26-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#318
Reviews:
1,449
Ratings:
5,781
Liked:
5,549
Avg:
4.36/5
pDev:
8.72%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,897
Gots:
988
Trade:
26
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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

Appearance: Nice golden yellow color, good white head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Citrusy, grapefruit, and some floral notes

Taste: Some bitterness, nice citrus flavors, and a little pine. Just enough malty sweetness to keep things in balance, but no too much to overdo it. Stikes an amazing balance few beers do

Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation

Overall: Excellent IPA, a gold standard. Wish Russian River had a bigger distribution area, but I'm glad they focus on quality.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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

The beer has a white two-inch foamy head that dissipates quickly and leaves a very white with lacing. The beer is an orange and golden amber that is clear and filtered. Even though the head quickly dissipates, the beer still has some creamy covering. The beer smell has citrus and orange hoppy notes. However, the smell has a bit of lightly roasted malt as its backbone and a hint of pepper as well. The beer taste is very different from the beer smell. The lightly roasted malt backbone is more prominent with a grapefruit hop taste as well as hints of pepper and other mineral taste. The beer has a medium body with clean smooth feel as well as a clean aftertaste feeling. The beer has biting carbonation. A pretty good and unique IPA that I would like to have again.

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Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 96% out of 100 with 5,781 ratings
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