Blind Pig IPA | Russian River Brewing Company

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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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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle poured into a Nonic Pint. Pick up at the brewery.
Bottle on 5-28-12, so it's about a month old.

A- Pours a clear dark golden color, maybe a little orangish, with 3 fingers of thick, creamy, white colored head that has some good staying power.

S- Strong IPA smell here. Lots of grapefruit and ripe pineapple.

T- Lot's of fresh pine taste up front from the hops, ends with a nice dry finish. The pine flavors are sticky.

M- Feels like the low side of full bodied, with a refreshing amount of carbonation.

O- A solid IPA. Huge amount of bright, piny, citrusy, character. Refreshing on these hot summer days.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tap at Teresa's - hazy orange minimal head lots of lace. Brew has big hop nose, citrus and grapefruit maybe. Brew has big hops, crisp start, pineapple, corriander, some slick oil in the finish. Real good crisp finish that has some tart bitterness. Very drinkable brew here, a standout . Great stuff; An exceptional IPA here.

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

S - Earthy, grapefruity when it sits, some fruity notes right after pouring or swirling... Peaches possibly?

A - Golden with a white head, it actually looks like an American light lager

T - Pine, grapefruit, metal up front, then pine, then bitter.

M - Low medium body, somewhat bitter-puckery

O - Damn good all around, very standard IPA, but not incredibly exciting.

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4.57/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Ran through a pretty good gaunlet of Pales last night.
I appreciated them all. Zombie Dust, Blind Pig, Pliney, 90 min, hopslam...
This one was terrific.

S - wonderful citrus and grapefruit smell. Inviting to say the least.

T - Starts strong with the hops and citrus, and stays consistent. Not as balanced as Pliney, but very close. Wonderful taste.

M - Crisp and tasty.

O - Big Fan of this Pig. Russian River delivers on this one. Thanks to John Neal for returning from his San Fransico trip with some goodies to share!

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
4.33 out of 5 based on 5,759 ratings.
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