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IPA Blind Pig

Discussion in 'Beer Database' started by deford, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. deford

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    Blind Pig is another winner from Russian River Brewing Company (ever heard of Pliny?). The site says "Full-bodied, very hoppy, citrus, pine, fruity notes with nice dry, bitter finish!" The label states that the beer is "for savoring, not for saving". An extremely hard to locate Ale that lives up to the hype...highly recommended.

    Specs:
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    Alcohol by Volume:6.10%
    Color:Copper
    Bitterness:Medium

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  2. deford

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    Why yes, I've had that!

    I actually prefer this over Pliny the Elder!! I know...crazy!! Bold, clean and well-balanced...this IPA is outstanding. Hops up front with a smooth, bitter finish. You need some.
     
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    Need to make a trip to their brewery soon.
     
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    I might have to agree with Deford on this. Super crisp and citrusy with just the right amount of hops with a nice bitter bite. The lower ABV makes this an easy IPA to drink and drink lots of.
     
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  5. chickenman

    chickenman Had way too much
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    Thrilled to be able to say...I've Had That!
     
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    I hear RR won't be bottling Blind Pig anymore???? Anyone with real facts???
     
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    All 3 stores I would get them at said no more Blind Pig. Only on tap! Kind of odd since that was the first beer they ever brewed!
     
  8. deford

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    Thats pretty much what I've been hearing...so sad.
     
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    4dr2seater Had too much
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    Bummer. Guess ill have to fill the growler then on my drive from san mateo to eugene next month.
     
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    ...or two and grab some of their sours too!!! Some of the best around. $15 to $20 each down here.
     
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    I prefer it over PTE too. I'll have to grab a growler when I'm up that way in February.
     
  12. 302JH

    302JH Cigar, whiskey, & beer boss
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    ive never had either.... next year im going to plan a vacation to cali strictly for wine and beer tasting
     
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    Forget the wine, there's more than enough breweries to keep you occupied.


    Beer friends are the best friends.
     
  14. 302JH

    302JH Cigar, whiskey, & beer boss
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    I like wine but that part of the vacation will be to keep the misses satisfied. Give and take you know
     
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    If thats all it takes hit up a few wineries...totally worth it I say. You need to stop by here too buddy.
     
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    Fo'sure!
     
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