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Hipp-O-Lantern - River Horse Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

339 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 20
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NJpadreFan on 07-18-2010)
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Hipp-O-Lantern from River Horse Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.