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Hoptical Illusion - Blue Point Brewing Company

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1,451 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,451
Reviews: 590
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 22
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hibernator on 10-03-2004)
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Hoptical Illusion from Blue Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,451 ratings.