Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

BA SCORE
100
world-class
14,375 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:
14,375
Reviews:
3,680
Avg:
4.6
pDev:
8.04%
 
 
Wants:
7,274
Gots:
4,255
For Trade:
106
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,375 |  Reviews: 3,680
Photo of BellsFan
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance. poured from the bottle into two pint glasses. With only two bottles I had to share. A thick tan head subsided to reveal perfect lasing

Aroma. Holy cow! The nose is amazing. Hops must be in my nose!

Taste. Just like it smells. This is the best

Mouthfeel. This is an 8% DIPA but it drinks like a regular IPA. Smoothest IPA I've ever drank.
Overall. Amazing. This particular bottle was packaged 31 days ago. It's clear that Pliny is best when fresh.

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev -13%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of JSails
5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of hombrepalo
4.48/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

An amazing IPA. Great nose on this beer. Lots of citrus fruit. The mouth feel is good and I like the ABV at where it is at 8%. I think any higher and you would be able to taste the booze in the beer. I don't think it is as high as quality as Heady Topper or some of the Three Floyd's beer that has been out there, but still a amazing beer.

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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev -13%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev -13%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Syracuse12
4.61/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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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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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
4.6 out of 5 based on 14,375 ratings.
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