With about double the alcohol and a bitterness eight or nine times that of a standard American lager, so-called imperial IPAs are the new benchmark for India pale ales, and Pliny is the flag bearer. It strives for – and pulls off – a perfect harmony between sweet, pale malts and fresh, grapefruit-like hops. [russianriverbrewing.com]
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