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RATINGS: 739   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.35   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Pliny the Younger was Pliny the Elderís nephew, in the case of this beer, the "Younger" is a triple IPA. Pliny the Younger is hopped three times more than our standard IPA, and is dry hopped four different times.


Natai's rating

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Natai (115) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Itís been a couple of hours since I had a 10oz pour at the Russian River Brewpub on Valentineís Day, last day of the Younger. Iím going to compare this to the Elder, because if youíve had the Younger, youíve probably had the Elder. Thereís no doubt that the Younger beats the bottled Elder hands down, but Elder on tap is a different story. The bouquets are very similar, but the Younger is a little more hoppy and a little drier in the finish. Personally, I think I prefer the Elder (just barely). It strikes me as more balanced and a little more drinkable (which could be a bad thing). Either way, itís a damn fine beer you should not hesitate to try if given the chance.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ctipping (215) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Originally reviewed on 3/14/15. A beer I thought Iíd never get to try. 64 oz. growler poured into a snifter. Clear orange body with a small white head. A few wisps on the surface and a thin collar. Orange. Some pine hops. Lots of caramel malt, but doesnít smell all that sugary. Tastes like an amped up Pliny. Orange hops up front. Sweet pale malts. A touch of booze. Pine hops build in the back end with a moderate bitterness. Medium heavy. Not a sugar bomb, which I was afraid of. Medium carbonation. Glad I got to try it. Itís very good. Iíd take a lot of things over it, especially if it avoids a trip to CA to get a taste.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
PlinyDad1952 (110) - - MAY 2, 2015
I DONT NO WHY AY CANT GIVE THIS PLINY A 0 BUT IT IS NOT A NOT BAD ONE, JUST NOT THE PLINY I NO ALL ABOUT. I HAD A SIX PAcK OF THESE PLINYS"" AT MY BAR MITZVAH. MY FRIEND TOLD ME IT WAS PLINY BUT IT IS NOT PLINY AT ALL AND PLINY IS MY FAVORITE (YOU KNOW)! I DONT KNOW HOW THIS FAKE PLINY IS YOUNGER BUT I BET THE IMPOSTERES MADE IT MORE SINCE THE REAL PLINY WAS DO. PLINY DOSE THERE OWN HOPS WHO ELSE. PLINY IS #1í!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
againnagain (3) - USA - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
The ultimate!! Waited in line for 6 hours to sample this nectar of the beer gods. It did not disappoint. Unbelievable balance considering the APV. From start to finish and then some this beer earns its legendary rating.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8423) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 15, 2015
[2/12/15] Draught at Russian River in Santa Rosa. 10.25%. Clear golden. Lovely hoppy aroma with lots of tropical fruits, citrus, pine and a tiny bit of alcohol. Flavor has some sweetish malt, fruity and piney hops, some alcohol and strong bitterness. Medium-bodied. Good but not great.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
boxofrane (2415) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Draft at blue dog. Pours clear golden with a medium sized white head with a lot of glass carbonation . The aroma has a lot of citrus, tropical fruit, a bit of pine. The taste is very bitter, grapefruit, dry, no lingering booze.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
burg326 (4667) - Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Poured an amber golden color with aromas of dank hops, light malt, some sweet fruit and some light pine. Flavors are the same an amazing balance of malt and tropical fruit with some great hop flavor. This is stupid good believe the hype!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4172) - SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2015
Growler @ Pegs. Pours clear pale amber with a small off white head. Aroma is solid malty hoppy fruity tropical fruits a bit sweet. Flavor is lean velvety balanced hoppy and fruity, bitterness lingers in my mouth with all the flavors leaving a longlasting aftertaste of bitterness pipes and citrus.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (538) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Someone shared this with me and I canít thank them enough. Pour yellow with slight orange hue. Citrusy nose. Taste is bitter with notes of oranges, lemon zest and tangerines.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (10809) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2015 Draft. Pours gold white head - Nose/taste of pineapple, citrus, grapefruit resin, sticky orange. Medium body. Pretty good.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
egg (144) - USA - MAR 9, 2015
On tap on 3/9/15. Pours a slightly orange Amber. No head. Nose is really bright citrus hops, fruit, really yummy. Taste is tropical fruit, mango, alcohol, bitter, grass, pineapple. Lasting fruitiness. Reminds me a little of evil twin mango Molotov cocktail. Super yummy. One of the best DIPAs I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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