Originally Posted by Grimm
I've seen pliny clones with over 300IBU's. I just brewed a beer that should be around 280 IBU last weekend. all in all this doesn't seem like anything to news worthy.
You've seen Pliny clones that are estimated at 300 IBU by formulae that are not designed to estimate in that range. Those estimates are ridiculous.
IIRC, the sheet Vinnie handed out at NHC said that Pliny measures 97 IBUs.