Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

14,451 Ratings
Pliny The ElderPliny The Elder

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Overall respect for the beer and it's maker. Im always comparing all the ipa's to Pliney. The smell is subtle balanced grapefruit. Its probably a West Coast thing but I take pride of what this beer has accomplished, so it's worth it. Blind pig, supplication, consecration are my favorites from Russian river. I just wish I was alot closer. Cheers!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle to tulip!

A: yellow- orange hue, a little hazy, reminds me of straw
S: fruity, sweet, hoppy, light malt aroma
T: Hops in the mouth! nice little malt backbone, very well balanced
M: Light, well carbonated, hops on the tongue
O: fantastic beer, great balance, just wish it had a bit more flavor from the hops

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
4.6 out of 5 based on 14,451 ratings.
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