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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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A gift from Mark Rodda (and his friend). Bottled 2/19/14. I consumed immediately upon receipt. Poured into a chalice.

No epiphany. No angels. Just a damn good beer. Smooth is what first struck me about this beer. All of the hops are up front. Comparable to Stone’s Enjoy By, but I would say not as good as Enjoy By which I have had incredibly fresh. This bottle of PtE was 2.5 months old. 4.5

A – Pours a piss yellow golden with a frothy rocky white two-finger head. Good carbonation. 4.5

S – Grapefruit, apricot, floral, sweetness. 5

T – Malt followed by a hoppy fruitiness, sweetness. 4.5

MF – Smooth, medium bodied, semi-dry finish, very little bitterness in the finish (for a DIPA). 5

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The best beer i have ever had so far. Poured into my Stella Artois glass. Pale Golden color with a little bit of head. Smells of the hops are not too strong and the taste of the hops are the perfect amount with the perfect amount of bitterness for a perfect beer. I long desired this beer and now i have finally have tried it. It went down smooth as well

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 14,629 ratings
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