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Keene Idea - Alpine Beer Company

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290 Ratings
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 408
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.88% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Toronado 25th.

Keene Idea is very different from Nelson. No rye, different grain bill, Citra and Rakau hops.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 08-11-2012)
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Keene Idea from Alpine Beer Company
100 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.