Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

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4.65/5
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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15
Reviews:
3,754
Ratings:
14,885
pDev:
7.74%
Bros Score:
4.68
 
 
Wants:
7,475
Gots:
4,562
Trade:
103
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4.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.67/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.54/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.79/5  rDev +3%
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4.23/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.57/5  rDev -1.7%
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4/5  rDev -14%
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4.18/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.71/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.69/5  rDev +0.9%
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4.25/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev -1.1%
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4.17/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Finally had this beer on tap. Very solid IPA. Interesting to taste this beer in light of today's IPA styles. I can see why this was an exciting beer when it was released. Very easy to drink for the ABV. Now I need to find Pliny The Younger!

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5/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.6/5  rDev -1.1%
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4.62/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.88/5  rDev +4.9%
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4.65/5  rDev 0%
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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Kwright
5/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 14,885 ratings