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Werewolf of London

OG: 1.044 FG: 1.010 ABV: 4.5% IBU: 44

30 minutes ago

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Dunkels Bock 1

Dunkles Bock

OG: 1.073 FG: 1.018 ABV: 7.2% IBU: 0

about 1 hour ago

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AMERICAN AMBER ALE STOUT GRIOTTE

American Amber Ale

OG: 1.033 FG: 1.008 ABV: 3.3% IBU: 15

about 1 hour ago

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Loaded

Alternative Grain Beer by 3 Car Garage Brewing

OG: 27.439 FG: 1.370 ABV: 14.7% IBU: 9

2 hours ago

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American IPA

American IPA

OG: 1.059 FG: 1.013 ABV: 6.1% IBU: 27

2 hours ago

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ESB

Best Bitter by Blake Thornburg

OG: 1.069 FG: 1.024 ABV: 5.9% IBU: 31

3 hours ago

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Oktoberfest 3 Hour Test

Märzen by david@gnomebrewshop.com

OG: 1.059 FG: 1.010 ABV: 6.4% IBU: 22

4 hours ago

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Common

OG: 12.296 FG: 1.275 ABV: 5.9% IBU: 39

4 hours ago

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hibiscus maybe

by zigguratmonk

OG: 1.061 FG: 1.011 ABV: 6.7% IBU: 26

5 hours ago

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