Originally Posted by Aquaman
You're absolutely right!
It actually surprised me the first time I got an older Pliny. It was like 5 weeks from it's BOD, and it was nothing like the fresh ones I've had. I've mail ordered most of the Pliny I've had from a place in SF, it comes very fresh. I've gotten older examples via trade or tastings, and it doesn't hold up well. Many IPAs will, at least for a couple few months...... Pliny, no. I can't wait 'til I get to try it on tap, or even better at the brewery.