Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

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100
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14,495 Ratings
Pliny The ElderPliny The Elder
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States
rrbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
14,495
Reviews:
3,699
Avg:
4.6
pDev:
8.04%
 
 
Wants:
7,323
Gots:
4,331
For Trade:
106
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Its become trendy now to start hating on Pliny (well, not hating perhaps, but talking about how its so overrated).

This has been one of my favorite beers for years, never got around to giving it a real rating, before, but I absolutely love this beer. It is the perfect double IPA. Very strong hops, explosion of crisp flavor in the mouth, yet it never gets too heavy by the end of the glass. Truly fantastic beer and the epitome of the style in my mind. The look, smell, taste, crisp feel; Its all fantastic.

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pliny the Elder looks, smells, and tastes like beer...a really good beer for anyone. It's an IPA, but it doesn't kill it for people who says IPAs are too hoppy.

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
4.6 out of 5 based on 14,495 ratings.
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