It’s Pliny Time! 10 Things You Need to Know About Russian River’s Most Famous Brew

It’s either the best of times or the worst of times, but either way, it is time. Pliny the Younger, Russian River Brewing Co.’s super-hoppy triple India pale ale, is almost here. Its 14th-annual release is expected to bring thousands of self-proclaimed beer geeks — and their money — to downtown Santa Rosa beginning Friday, February 2. To get you primed for Pliny time, we’ve answered some of the most common questions about the coveted brew. Click through the gallery above to find out everything you need to know about what Beer Advocate has anointed the world’s top-rated IPA.

Jess Poshepny-Vallery contributed to this article. 

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