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foie grasias Sep 1, 2007 07:28 PM

does anyone know a bar, or better yet, a store, that has russian river's pliny the elder? i know this is chowhound, but beerhounds: sound off!!

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    fenwick_mike RE: foie grasias Sep 4, 2007 02:20 PM

    best shot for beers out of the norm in Baltimore area is Well's Liquors on York Rd. Belair area, maybe WineWorld off of rt24 (Abingdon) or Jim's Bottles up RT1 near Hickory. I understand that Stone's Brewery is about to be distributed in the area, so can Russian River be far behind?

    1. Bill4242 RE: foie grasias Sep 5, 2007 08:27 AM

      I've had it on tap at RFD in Chinatown (http://www.lovethebeer.com/), although that was months ago and their tap list changes frequently. The Brickskeller (RFD's sister beer bar near Dupont) has several other Russian River beers in bottles, but not the Pliny the Elder. Other places that *might* have it include Rustico (http://www.rusticorestaurant.com/bar.htm) in Alexandria or Birreria Paradiso (http://www.eatyourpizza.com/about_bir...) in Georgetown. If they don't, there are other great beers there (and good food), so it wouldn't be a total loss. :

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      As for a store, the broadest selection in DC is at Chevy Chase Wine & Spirits (http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/...). The Vienna Whole Foods (http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/...) also has an excellent selection.

      Excellent choice in a West Coast DIPA, by the way. Its one of my favorites. For those who aren't familiar with it: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/...

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        dining with doc RE: foie grasias Sep 5, 2007 06:10 PM

        i bet Max's bar in fells point in baltimore has it. They have a huge beer selection

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          fenwick_mike RE: dining with doc Sep 9, 2007 04:15 AM

          My beerlist from Max's taproom doesn't list any Russian River beers currently, although things do change....

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