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Spaten Optimator - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,598 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,598
Reviews: 1,267
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 61
Gots: 180 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-06-1999)
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Spaten Optimator from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
86 out of 100 based on 2,598 ratings.