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Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003

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Received a bottle in the mail from a good friend out in California. Having tasted Heady and knowing of the greatness of Pliny, I HAD TO HAVE IT!! Poured into a Tulip. Beautiful clear golden color with about a 1/4 head as compared to a more cloudy golden color of Heady. Smelled of amazing floral hoppyness. As far as a mouthfeel I felt it was a little thinner than Heady. VERY similar in taste to but with a little different finish at the end of a sip than Heady. All in All this beer is amazing and delicious. And left me wanting more and wanting to move to California for the rest of Russian River's lineup. Great stuff and I see why Heady and Pliny get so many comparisons.


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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 14,595 ratings
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