Originally Posted by NoCalRed
Pliny the Elder is a double IPA made by Russian River Brewery in Santa Rosa, CA. I go there about once a week to enjoy a pliny and get some food. I guess you could say it's my local watering hole, but there are so many to choose from in the area it's hard to nail it down to just one.
For what it's worth I really like IPA's and Pliny is probably my favorite, but it's a little on the strong side and the aclohol flavor may take away from the hoppiness. Pliny the Younger is seasonal and is double (they say) the elder. I'm not a big fan of the Younger, but will enjoy a half pint when it is released in Feb of every year. If you like IPA's try the racer 5, another local beer that is outstanding and sold to a wider market.
The younger packs a wallop