Pliny the Elusive

Posted on February 13, 2013 by Sonoma Valley Sun

Chasing “Pliny the Younger” turned into a bit of a pastime for fans of the elusive brew on Tuesday. Whether standing for hours outside the beer’s home at Santa Rosa’s Russian River Brewing Company or closer to home at Hopmonk Tavern on Tuesday, waiting turned into a test of human faith for those who sought to taste what some refer to as the “Elixir of the Gods.” Camaraderie was the name of the game for the eager hordes and even those turned away were offered sips from patrons who were lucky enough to procure glasses of the coveted amber liquid. Alas, there is always next year…