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Epically Strange - Epic Brewing Company

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Epically Strange
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BA SCORE
89
very good

23 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.5%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 01-13-2014)
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Epically Strange from Epic Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.