Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

BA SCORE
100
world-class
14,423 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:
14,423
Reviews:
3,693
Avg:
4.6
pDev:
8.04%
 
 
Wants:
7,290
Gots:
4,284
For Trade:
107
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,423 |  Reviews: 3,693
Photo of JavaNoire
4.32/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tine802
3.99/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Damn!!!! Speechless. A perfect balance. Double ipa nirvana. Why can't this beer be available in maine?!

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Photo of Jae61
4.56/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jstonerock24
4.59/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Perfect IPA. From start to finish its a hoppy citrus followed by pine w the perfect amount of limited malt. 100/100 After I drank this beer I hack loogies and swallow them just to get more of the tastes and flavores this beer possess.

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Photo of misterworldwide
4.81/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best there is. Piney, citrusy, beautifully balanced.

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Photo of njbeergeek01
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ScottRG
4.42/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RayReed522
4.31/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pagriley
4.18/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Really nice IPA

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Photo of jwenzel019
4.9/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jwps214
4.19/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HunterSBeerson
4.45/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mrblackisback
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of blee0891
4/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.91/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of toothirsty
4.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Seer_One
4.4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Moonshae_D
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerIsntBad
4.31/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pyite
4.58/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ParadoxGuitarist
4.32/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fogindex
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
4.6 out of 5 based on 14,423 ratings.
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