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Lonesome Dove - Sun King Brewing Company

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Lonesome Dove
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BA SCORE
89
very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 14.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Tripel aged in a spent Pappy Van Winkle barrel. 30 IBU

(Beer added by: Etan on 11-17-2013)
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Lonesome Dove from Sun King Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.