Pliny the Younger to be Released in February

I tasted Russian River Brewing's Pliny the Elder (double IPA) for the first time last week.  It's an amazing beer and you can read my full review here.  I'd like to try more of RRBC's beers and just learned that Pliny the Younger is being brewed this week and will be released in February.

Pliny the Younger is a triple IPA.  According to RRBC's website, it weighs in at 11% ABV and has "gobs" of IBUs.  I have a feeling that's a lot.  It's also dry hopped four different times.  You can see RRBC's full blog posting at the URL below.

It's brewed only once a year and supply is VERY limited.  It will be featured at their pub in Santa Rosa for just two weeks and servings will be rationed to 10 oz. glasses only.  No growlers and no bottles to-go.  Distribution is kegs only and will be limited to just four markets outside of California.  Fortunately, Portland is one of those markets (as well as Seattle, the state of Colorado, and Philadelphia).

I'll keep an eye out for it in February and will let you know where it's being served.  In the meantime, has anyone tasted Russian River's other beers?  If so, please let me know what you think of them.

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  1. Their sours are great. Consecration (sour cherry) is my fave. Temptation gets a lot of people around here liking it, but I don't dig it all too much. I forget what Damnation & Supplication were all about, but I know I liked them more than the Temptation.


  2. Thanks for the info Dan. I like sour beers so I think I'd enjoy Consecration. I'll add it to my list!


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