Pliny the Elder is perhaps the most desired West Coast Double IPA out there and it can be very difficult to come by if you do not live near the Russian River Brewery.  The good news is that you can brew it yourself!  Here is the All Grain Pliny the Elder home brewing recipe.


Beer Name:Pliny the Elder
Beer Style:Double IPA
Recipe Type:All Grain
Batch Size:5 Gallons
Mash Type:Infusion
(60 Min) 152F
(10 Min) 169F Mash Out
Grain Bill:13 LBS Pale 2 Row US
1 LBS Cara-Pils
8 OZ Crystal 40L
1 LBS Corn Sugar to Last 10 Minutes of Boil
Hops:2 oz Cascade Start of Mash
2 oz Magnum (90 Minutes)
1 oz Simcoe (45 Minutes)
1 oz Columbus (30 Minutes)
1 oz Simcoe (0 Minutes)
2 oz Centennial (0 Minutes)
Other:Whirlfloc Tablet (5 Minutes)
Yeast:Wyeast 1056 American Ale Yeast
Fermentation:2 Week Primary @ 68F
Dry Hop at the end of fermentation for 5 days
3 oz Columbus
1 oz Centennial
1 oz Simcoe
Cold crash for 2 days at 40F
Bottle or Keg
Condition for 2 weeks and enjoy!
Notes:Do not rush this beer! If you follow all the steps you will have an incredible Double IPA on your hands.

This Pliny the Elder Beer Kit can be purchased here!