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Shenandoah Big Meadows Pale Ale


Formerly brewed at Shenandoah Brewing Company
Alexandria, Virginia USA
Style: American Pale Ale | Ratings: 37 | Alcohol: 6.2%
What itís like: World Champion American Ale, 1998 World Beer Championships. Big Meadows is brewed as an American-style India Pale Ale using a classic American hop, Cascades. The result is a full-bodied, moderately bitter beer with a prominent hoppy flavor and aroma. The beer is named for the Big Meadows area of Shenandoah National Park. Who itís for: Big Meadows will appeal to anyone looking for a full-bodied beer with a lot of flavor but that is not too heavy or dark. This is our most popular beer. The alcohol content by volume is 6.2 percent.

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