Pliny The Elder | Russian River Brewing Company

Pliny The ElderPliny The Elder
BA SCORE
98.3%
Liked This Beer
4.65 w/ 14,528 ratings
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
Ranking:
#16
Reviews:
3,703
Ratings:
14,528
Liked:
14,278
Avg:
4.65/5
pDev:
7.74%
Alströms:
4.68
 
 
Wants:
7,327
Gots:
4,354
Trade:
107
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Fairly wonderful golden yellow with a slight hint of orange. Nice white head with good retention

S - Wow. This stuff smells superb. Pine, lemon, pineapple, and grapefruit all come through.

T - Very similar to the smell, but with a higher intensity. Extremely well balanced between the malts and hops. Bitterness is present, but not as intense as I was expecting.

M - Great mouthfeel on this one. Very smooth, medium viscosity and well carbonated.

O - I don't think Pliny quite lived up to the hype it had built in my mind, but nonetheless, it's a VERY well balanced DIPA. I would seek this out again.

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.3% out of 100 with 14,528 ratings
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