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:
#15
Reviews:
3,723
Ratings:
14,688
pDev:
7.74%
Bros Score:
4.68
 
 
Wants:
7,396
Gots:
4,448
Trade:
103
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Did a tasting of this at work when a customer brought some back from America. Had it about a month after it had been bottled.

Pours a clear copper, white head with average retention.

On the nose some pine, citrus - mainly grapefruit.

Not actually hugely bitter like I've heard about. Slightly thin mouthfeel.

I don't get all of the hype for this beer, I've had far better DIPAs and why should the quality fade so quickly unlike some other great IPAs I've head, maybe because it's filtered.

Disappointed after seeing such high praise for it, I'd prefer Phillips Amnesiac or Stone Ruination any day of the week.

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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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