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Old Stitch - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Old StitchOld Stitch

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BA SCORE
88
very good

21 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 21
Hads: 97
Avg: 4.03
pDev: 27.05%
Wants: 14
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company
Virginia, United States | website

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bs870621345 on 01-02-2011

Brewed exclusively for Colonial Williamsburg.
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O: WHat a pleasant surprise to find this in a cooler at Colonial WIlliamsburg. A beautifullly crafted brown ale with a malt forward balance. Alewerks has outdone themselves with this brew. My only criticism is that you can't get it anywhere else. Looks like I have to make more trips to Williamsburg, as this is now one of my favorite english brown ales.

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Old Stitch from AleWerks Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.