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Redhook Extra Special Birthday Beer


Brewed by Redhook Brewery
Woodinville, Washington USA
Style: Belgian Ale | Ratings: 17 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 6.5%
The beer is part of the "Backyard Brew" series that features limited-run beers only available on draught at the Portsmouth brewery’s Cataqua Pub and a handful of bars and restaurants in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts. The Birthday Beer is a modified version of the 80s ale known as "Banana Beer" and uses a Belgian strain to create spicy banana notes.

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