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

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RedwoodGeorge on 03-26-2005

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Poured into tulip, pours bright orange/amber with a 2 inch white head, very clear
Smell: Hints of honey, hops, piney and citrus
Taste: Sweet with not an overpowering of hops, subtle hints of honey and fruit.
Mouthfeel: Very light and thin, easy to drink.
Overall- Not a explosion of hops but they are there. The fact that this beer is so easy to drink is attributed to the sweet notes coming through the bitter. I prefer this over Pliny the Elder.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: into a pint, solid gold beer, ivory head as big as you want it; messy head clings to sides of the glass, smearing foamy lace down the side

S: brilliant hop bouquet, suggesting grassy fields with flowers and toasted, crusty herbs - citric pith pops out atop the subtle malt aromas

T: juicy and ripe - more fruit than I expected, along with the continuation of the hop action on the nose - citrusy notes assert themselves throughout, and the subtly sweet malts underscore a fantastic beer

M: medium-light body, crisp and moderately carbonated, mellow slickness, bittering, but still wet, finish

O: this is exactly what I'd hoped for - Pliny's little cousin - a wet and juicy, hoppy, but not overpowering, and well-balanced beer.

Bottled 5/2/13

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Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 5,813 ratings
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