Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

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100
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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:
14,451
Reviews:
3,694
Avg:
4.6
pDev:
8.04%
 
 
Wants:
7,308
Gots:
4,306
For Trade:
107
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled: 3-10-14
Consumed: 3-13-14

I know we don't need another person to review Pliny, but…

A Very nice golden orange with some nice bubbling and lacing around the glass-good amount of head
S Intense pine with an assortment of hop varietals.
T Very piney up front, a bit rounded out by malt. Very clean aftertaste and very drinkable.
M Very delicate and very well balanced in terms of the carbonation. This is very pleasant on the palate.
O I think this is a great beer in terms of the drinkability; however, I think that this beer could be a little more complex. I think this is a very pine forward beer and that the hop varietals do not offer anything aside from said pine. I would like to see some citrus or a bit more malt. Overall, this is a fine beer, albeit a bit less complex and compelling than the populace at large might assert.

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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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