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GAVA Joe - Starr Hill Brewery

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GAVA Joe
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41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BAsbill on 04-06-2014)
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GAVA Joe from Starr Hill Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.