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Desirous - Penrose Brewing

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Desirous
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BA SCORE
82
good

22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Penrose Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PHBoiler on 03-18-2014)
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Desirous from Penrose Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.