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Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

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4.65/5
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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:
3,711
Ratings:
14,601
pDev:
7.74%
Bros Score:
4.68
 
 
Wants:
7,366
Gots:
4,394
Trade:
104
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

My review is based upon bottles that have made a 3500 mile trek. That being said, there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that this beer belongs on the stage of the world's elite, regardless of style. I VERY MUCH want to try it on tap fresh on site someday.

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 14,601 ratings
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