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Steelhead Double India Pale Ale - Mad River Brewing Company

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Steelhead Double India Pale AleSteelhead Double India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

715 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 715
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 23
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2006)
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Steelhead Double India Pale Ale from Mad River Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 715 ratings.