Pliny the Younger at Selma’s Ladera

Getting older, while waiting for Younger.

Well, I’ve been tweeting about it for a couple weeks now, telling everyone I knew about it, and even posted on Facebook about it as soon as I confirmed my invitation to the tasting event. So it was shocking when I showed up yesterday afternoon and no one at Selma’s was aware of the Facebook event. D’oh!

My heart sank, my adrenaline raced, my beer soaked brain went into overdrive. I thought I had a lock on the Russian River PtY tasting presale tickets. Everything I knew was wrong. Continue reading

Pliny the Younger in Orange County 2012

Well, there seem to be a ton of folks coming here to find out where to find Russian River Brewing Company’s elusive Triple IPA, “Pliny The Younger” on tap in Orange County. Rather than pretend that I’ve done all the research, I’ll just point you to the resource I’ve been using to track it down. The folks over TheFullPint.com have a great list of SoCal spots to watch. Of course, twitter is the best way to get real-time info on who’s got what on tap now. I’d recommend that you follow your favorite watering hole on Twitter and stay tuned to see when they announce it.

For example:


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Happy beer hunting!