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Holidale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

278 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 32
Gots: 21 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-07-2001)
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Holidale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.