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Karnival Kolsch - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

321 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 321
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 18
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bbeane on 02-27-2010)
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Karnival Kolsch from Stoudts Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 321 ratings.