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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

342 Ratings
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Ratings: 342
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 14.54%
Wants: 14
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Rye IPA aged in a Rittenhouse 100 Rye Barrel.
The 2013 batch was aged in Willett Rye Whiskey barrels.

(Beer added by: John_M on 12-20-2007)
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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. On Rye from Shmaltz Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 342 ratings.