Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

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4.65/5
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14,679 Ratings
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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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15
Reviews:
3,720
Ratings:
14,679
pDev:
7.74%
Bros Score:
4.68
 
 
Wants:
7,395
Gots:
4,446
Trade:
103
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Ratings: 14,679 |  Reviews: 3,720
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4.8/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I was at Russian River Brewery last week, and there isn't much to say about this beer except it is exceptional. I grew up in Escondido, California, and saw Stone grow from a roll up garage to a big, pleasant machine. Enjoy By is good, but I think Pliny the Elder is a tad better. It may be because I drink Enjoy By often, or it might be because the Pliny was fresh. These two beers are comparable, I love both of them. That is why I brought some home to Washington.

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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4/5  rDev -14%

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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

I have to say, being in the land of plentiful West Coast IPA's, this really is the king of the land. I just can't say anything more about Pliny that hasn't already been said. It's perfect from start to finish, and when it's gone, I'm sad. Believe the hype.

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.8/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 14,679 ratings
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