Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

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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:
#14
Reviews:
3,723
Ratings:
14,688
pDev:
7.74%
Bros Score:
4.68
 
 
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7,396
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Date: 4/20/14
Location: 98 Bottles (San Diego)
Glassware: Tulip
Appearance: Amber to Orange in color with a thumb size white carbonated head. The beer maintains a carbonated ring at its edge throughout. Little haze but the beer is opaque when put to light. The beer has a modest cling as the carbonation works it's way down after every sip.
Aromatics: A wonderful aroma that starts with fruits like tangerines, pineapple, and grapefruit. A very flavorful tartness that comes from the many hops in the beer yet it still smells a bit honeyed.
Flavor: Just a beautiful flavor as the yeast gives the beer a buttered silky flavor in the front. With the fruit rushing to the middle adding nice zest. Definitely getting the most from the grapefruit. The finish ends with the citrus pine and slight resin of hops.
Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is smooth and crisp as can be. Medium body with medium high carbonation. The tart stays on my tongue with some hop pine as the beer begins to fade after my last sip.
Notes: Brought from San Diego from my brother. Bottled 3/10/14.

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 14,688 ratings
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