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51/50 IPA - Ironfire Brewing Company

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51/50 IPA51/50 IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

107 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 107
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ironfire Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 11-13-2012)
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51/50 IPA from Ironfire Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.