Blind Pig IPA | Russian River Brewing Company

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Blind Pig IPABlind Pig IPA
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Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States
rrbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RedwoodGeorge on 03-26-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,772
Reviews:
1,448
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.78%
 
 
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1,899
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987
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Ratings: 5,772 |  Reviews: 1,448
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Rheaume17
4.62/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A big thanks to Bob for saving this one for me!

Poured into a tulip glass. Bottle dated 9/26, enjoyed on 10/25.

Appearance - Pours a nice golden color with a slight orange hue. A solid inch of head. Great lacing throughout the session.

Smell - Lots of hops! Smells bitter, probably from grapefruit. Slight hints of tropical fruits.

Taste - Very similar to the smell. A ton of hops. Some hints of pine and certainly some grapefruit. Slightly sweet. The hops are balanced out a little with a subtle bready malt.

Mouthfeel - Good carbonation. Feels pretty dense and sticks to your teeth a little.

Overall - An excellent IPA from RR. In my opinion this is just as good as PtE. (obviously two completely different aspects though) Was glad to try this one and would definitely recommend if you have the opportunity.

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Photo of JDelder
5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of xVERITAS
3.93/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Falling Rock in Denver, CO.

The beer pours a yellowish-copper and is very murky looking. It has a unique aroma of citrusy pine and almost a hint of grass. It tasted quite similar to PtE but was more bitter (not in a good, hoppier way, either). It was kind of a bland PtE. I personally was turned of visually by the murkiness of it. Don't get me wrong, it tasted good, but it was nothing in comparison to some of the other RR beers.

I would recommend it, but don't search for it. If you come open it, go for it.

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4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 500 ml bottle into a nonic.

A: Golden hue. Pours a 2 finger, frothy, white head. Settles slowly, leaving plenty of dry residue as it does; but never completely. Tons of beer ring lacing. Continually rising effervescence.

S: Pine resin and honey.

T: Hops....

M: Syrupy feel, crisp hop. Sweet, hoppy finish.

D: Sip and savor for as long as you can.

Atmosphere is excellent. Nice head, great lacing. Nose is simple but full. Pristine flavor characteristics, full body, excellent. Overall, this is a great quaff.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
4.33 out of 5 based on 5,772 ratings.
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