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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14
Reviews:
3,728
Ratings:
14,724
pDev:
7.74%
Bros Score:
4.68
 
 
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Summary - After waiting 45 minutes at the Russian River Brew Pub in Santa Rosa for a table and a beer, I started with the flagship brew. I am not an IPA fan, but found this one so well-balanced, that I thoroughly enjoyed it.

A - No head to speak of. Golden amber hue.

S - Piney and hoppy.

T - Bitter in the front, but smooth in the back. Doesn't taste as piney as it smells.

M - Smooth and very drinkable, despite its status as a Double IPA.

O - Subtle for an IPA. I would wait another 45 minutes to drink one, but not 4 hours for a Pliny the Younger!

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Pliny The Elder from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 14,724 ratings