While we usually focus on cocktail recipes, we wanted to highlight a beer we truly love, Pliny The Elder. While this cult classic was once quite hard to acquire, it is now relatively available at quality pubs and retailers across the US. Learn more about the beer and why we dig it in this post.
Pliny the Elder is an iconic double IPA brewed by Russian River Brewing Company of Santa Rosa, California. It is one of the most sought-after beers in the craft beer world, and for good reason.
Pliny the Elder is an incredibly complex and flavorful beer. It features an intense hop character that is balanced by a solid malt backbone. The beer is brewed with Amarillo, Centennial, CTZ, and Simcoe hops, and has a bright citrus aroma with a hint of pine. The 8% ABV gives it a nice boozy kick that enhances the flavor profile even more.
Pliny the Elder is widely considered to be one of the best IPAs available. It has won numerous awards, including the “Best Beer in America” award at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival. It is also highly rated on sites like BeerAdvocate and RateBeer.
If you’re looking to experience this highly sought-after beer, you can buy it at select bottle shops, bars, and restaurants all across the country. It can also be purchased from Russian River Brewing Company’s website or from select online retailers.
Pliny the Elder is an iconic beer that has earned its place in craft beer history. Its intense hop character and balanced malt backbone make it one of the best IPAs you can find. If you’re looking to experience this highly sought-after beer, it’s definitely worth seeking out.
What’s for dinner? Well, fortunately beer pairs well with most meals. However, we’d recommend trying out panko fried chicken to go with this IPA.