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OG: 1.074 FG: 1.025 ABV: 6.4% IBU: 56

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OG: 1.077 FG: 1.015 ABV: 8.2% IBU: 0

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David Rose' Dunkelweizen

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OG: 1.048 FG: 1.012 ABV: 4.7% IBU: 14

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