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RATINGS: 761   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.35/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pliny the Younger was Pliny the Elders 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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2007
Sampled most recently on draft at Capones (Norristown, PA) 4/18/07. Poured golden with a minimal white head. Aroma is all hops, with notes of grapefruit. Big hop flavor, hop resin coats the mouth and lingers on the palate. Some warming alcohol in the finish. I dont consider myself a hophead, but i really enjoyed this beer.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (2168) - portland, Oregon, USA - APR 19, 2007
UPDATED: APR 29, 2015 Basic clear gold... not much to look at. But the aroma is a hoppy floral nectar with a distinctly peachy note to it. Best of all, it tastes like it smells, and perhaps just a bit better. $5.75/10 ozs

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - APR 15, 2007
On tap at OBriens.Aroma of pine, citrus, banana, peach, and floral accents. Color is transparent golden with a slight cloudiness, Smooth on the palate and the flavor was superb. Full body of hop bitterness and nice fruit and pine. Good depth and with not a strong alcohol presence. Only till you are into the pint do you feel the alcohol man! Awesome Brew!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
yespr (42113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 15, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2010 Sample from handbottle, thanks to Thomas_E. Pours orange, clear. Aroma is bitterhops and peach. Caramel malty start followed by a peachy taste and good strong bitter finish. Full-bodied. Finish is rather dry and bitter with a touch of alcohol8-3-8-4-16=3.9

Growler, 2010 batch. Pours clear and golden yellow to orange with a small white head. Aroma is crisp peachy and grapefruity. Smooth fruity, mild sweetness and light hops citrusy flavoured. Grapes, grapefruit, peachy and mild pinewood. Light note of tangerine. Smooth and elegant. Lovely.9-4-9-4-18=4.4

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DirtyMartini (194) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 15, 2007
draft @ obriens - very pale gold color, very little head. strong pine aroma with a flavor to match. some sweetness but mostly pine and lemon hops. quite bitter finish that coasts your mouth. you can feel the hops just eating the enamel off your teeth.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hapjydeuce (999) - Carlsbad, California, USA - APR 14, 2007
UPDATED: APR 22, 2008 On tap at Obrians, Liars Club, and other San Diego County beer havens. An awesome triple IPA that I try and get my hands on whenever released. I like to say that the Elder is better, however it is always a tough comparison because I love them both so damn much. Clear dark golden color, usually with a nice rich and creamy white head and lacing (depending on location and tap). Mouth-watering pine forest aroma! Resiny, thick and malty...just what I look for in this type of beer! Like a sack of danky, sticky weed. Not as crisp compared to the Elder, but this stuff is amazing!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 14, 2007
(Hand bottle 33 cl) Slightly hazy amber golden with a small, off-white head. sweetish aroma of peaches and pine. Fairly full-bodied with sweetish, malty accents, lots of sweet fruit and then a bitter - but not overly so - finish. 060407

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wetherel (1872) - Cupertino, California, USA - APR 14, 2007
I loved this beer the first time I tried it, but didnt rate it. I think it had aged a year. I remember a 4.5ish quality. So I painfully waited around 4 months or more to eagery try it again. i got my hopes up too high. A bit too sharp and young. Small head, OK lacing. Pure cedar, citrus, and strong hop aroma.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jarspag (601) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 12, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2007 On tap at Liars Club....deep golden color, little head, lots of grapefruit and a mild hop bite...very aromatic. The high alcohol content makes it silky/velvity smooth rather than its crisp finishing partner in crime - pliny the elder - which I still prefer

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 11, 2007
Handbottled from tap. Hazy pale golden colour with a small off white head. Light malty sweet aroma with hoppy peach and pine notes. Malty, light caramel sweet flavor with hoppy pine notes and a wellbalanced fruity, dry and hoppy finish.


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