Sonoma County Spots Where You Might Find Pliny the Younger, Outside of Russian River Brewing Company

Want to skip the lines at Russian River Brewing Company? A few lucky Sonoma County spots will serve Pliny the Younger, too.

Pliny the Younger, the famed beer from Russian River Brewing Company, returns to Sonoma County this Friday, February 1, 2019. Now in its 15th year, the super-hoppy triple India pale ale continues to draw a crowd: thousands of beer enthusiasts are expected to descend on Sonoma County from all over the world to taste the beer during its limited annual release.

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This year, lines of Pliny pilgrims will form both at Russian River’s downtown Santa Rosa brewpub and new Windsor brewery. But, what most people might not know – and Russian River Brewing likes to keep hush-hush – is the fact that the coveted brew is also available at a limited amount of local establishments. The beer is usually released at these spots by the beginning of the week following the release date (February 1).

We tuned into the “beervine” to find out where a beer-lover might find “Younger” outside of Russian River Brewing. Click through the gallery for details. Happy Pliny hunting!

Please note: the information listed here is preliminary and object to change. Know of any more Sonoma County spots that will get Pliny? Send us an email.