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Gravity Check - Kern River Brewing Company

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85
very good

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: R_J_FearNoBeer on 03-22-2014)
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Gravity Check from Kern River Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.