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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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1,660 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,660
Reviews: 844
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 67
Gots: 82 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Double India Pale Ale with Rye Malt brewed in tribute to Lenny Bruce (Leonard Alfred Schneider 1925-1966).

(Beer added by: mcallister on 06-07-2006)
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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. from Shmaltz Brewing Company
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