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Blindfold Black IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

505 Ratings
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Ratings: 505
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 9
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rab53 on 03-08-2014

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Ratings: 505 | Reviews: 66
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Blindfold Black IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 505 ratings.