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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:
#313
Reviews:
1,451
Ratings:
5,799
pDev:
8.72%
Bros Score:
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4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

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

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

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4.37/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | 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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4.18/5  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%
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3.83/5  rDev -12.2%
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -3%
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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%
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4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
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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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4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
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4.04/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled 5 weeks ago and tasted alongside a 1-month-old bottle of Pliny

L -- Pours a filtered pale gold body with a two-finger paper white head produced with moderately aerated pour. Good retention and great lacing
S -- Dank, piney, citrus peel, wet forest, and a little sweet maltiness in the background. Much more earthy than Pliny.
T -- Quite bitter upfront, mostly grassy, herbaceous, and pithy. Semi-sweet pale maltiness
F -- Medium mouthfeel, medium carb. Smoother than Pliny, for sure
O -- Like with Pliny, this is a very well put-together IPA. One of the most drinkable hoppy west coast brews I've had

81/100

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

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4.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very good!

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4.35/5  rDev -0.2%
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Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 5,799 ratings
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