In a blind tasting by BJCP trained experts, this beer rated


Russian River Brewing Pliny the Elder 2020

"Bright golden, with tall, stable, bright white froth. Strong pine and citrus aroma—bright orange, orange blossom—fascinating floral notes mingling with the sweet citrus and low, sweet malt. Enticing. Quite juicy in flavor—candied fruit, jungle juice, Fruit Loops—with medium bitterness and a straightforward, balancing, honey-like floral sweetness that accentuates the fruit. Ends in an easy snap of bitterness, finishing clean, though some of that bitterness lingers and builds. Don’t know the strength, but I can sense the danger. Easy to drink."