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Citra Session

by Zach092

OG: 1.046 FG: 1.010 ABV: 4.7% IBU: 0

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Garden Hoe


OG: 1.056 FG: 1.017 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 26

18 minutes ago

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Jabby Juicy Hazy IPA

by Christopher Brown

OG: 1.057 FG: 1.012 ABV: 6.0% IBU: 35

about 1 hour ago

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The Nihilist Lingonberry Pancake Sour

Berliner Weisse by Hundice

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.004 ABV: 6.3% IBU: 21

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Awesome Recipe 2

OG: 1.087 FG: 1.022 ABV: 8.6% IBU: 34

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Awesome Recipe 2

OG: 1.074 FG: 1.019 ABV: 7.3% IBU: 31

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by EbbandFlow

OG: 1.054 FG: 1.003 ABV: 6.7% IBU: 0

2 hours ago

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Japanese Rice Lager

International Pale Lager by robotsinmyhead

OG: 1.055 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 28

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Amber Waves Of Grain

American Amber Ale

OG: 1.053 FG: 1.008 ABV: 5.9% IBU: 33

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Base Mead

Dry Mead

OG: 1.106 FG: 1.000 ABV: 13.9% IBU: 0

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