We’re excited to be selected to pour Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Younger this year. We look forward to having you here to experience this one of a kind, limited beer. Due to the rarity and demand for this beer, we’re going to have a few guidelines for this release. Please read below for answers to any questions you may have.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 13th at 11:30am. 

The Beer: (from Russian River Brewing Company)

Pliny the Younger is considered a “triple” IPA, simply meaning that it is higher in alcohol and has tons of hops. The alcohol should finish at about 10.25%, although it is remarkably dry for the amount of malt used in the recipe. It is loaded with hop flavors, bitterness, and aromatics. The hops used in this year’s recipe are of excellent quality from the 2018 harvest: Warrior, Amarillo, Simcoe, Centennial, CTZ, Chinook, Crystal, and Citra.  Younger was brewed for the first time in 2005 as a winter seasonal, building upon the Pliny the Elder recipe while pushing the envelope with malt, hops, and alcohol just to see how far they could go! 

We’ll be doing a 1 pour per person limit at $9 for a 10oz pour.

We’ll also have several other Russian River beers on tap including Pliny the Elder, Supplication, and many more. 

The Nitty Gritty for our release:

  • We’ll be handing out wristbands starting at 9am on 2/13. There will be approximately 125 wristbands handed out. Only those with wristbands will be able to purchase a pour of Pliny the Younger on 2/13. 

  • Please note that the wristband is simply your guarantee to get a pour that day. You can leave and return anytime on 2/13 to purchase your guaranteed pour of Pliny the Younger. You must be 21 and over to receive a wristband

  • Cut or tampered wristbands will not be accepted.  Please keep it on until you’ve received your pour. Only Lama Dog staff will be allowed to remove a wristband once your pour is received.

  • Whatever is left after we close on Wednesday night will be available on tap starting Thursday morning when we open with no wristband needed. 

A few details on forming a line the morning of:

Please see the below photo on the place and direction the line should start and flow.

  • Please stay on the sidewalk and do not block any doorways or cutouts

  • Please also be respectful of our neighbors and other businesses in the area.

  • We politely request no one line up or camp out overnight for your safety.

  • Please no alcohol consumption in line. Anyone caught with open containers in line will be asked to leave.

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