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Samuel Adams Wee Heavy (Imperial Series) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
83
good

677 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 677
Reviews: 275
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 27
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Duhast500 on 02-24-2010)
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Samuel Adams Wee Heavy (Imperial Series) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 677 ratings.