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YuleSmith (Summer) - AleSmith Brewing Company

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1,572 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,572
Reviews: 900
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 243
Gots: 70 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Lots of hops with a nice malty backbone on this one. It is released twice yearly; once in the Summer and once in the late Fall / early Winter. Winter bottles have green & red ink, Summer is blue & red. There is a variation in the malt bill for each version.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 11-24-2002)
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YuleSmith (Summer) from AleSmith Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,572 ratings.