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English IPA by Diegobrew83

OG: 1.053 FG: 1.013 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 23

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#12 Rauchbier (Smoked Lager)

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OG: 1.065 FG: 1.016 ABV: 6.5% IBU: 0

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Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) by OldCrow

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.0% IBU: 31

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OG: 1.055 FG: 1.021 ABV: 4.6% IBU: 13

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Sweet Stout by dzoug

OG: 1.121 FG: 1.019 ABV: 13.4% IBU: 47

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Cultivo levadura

OG: 1.008 FG: 1.002 ABV: 0.8% IBU: 0

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Oatmeal Stout by farny

OG: 1.050 FG: 1.010 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 33

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Dr elic


OG: 1.047 FG: 1.011 ABV: 4.7% IBU: 0

5 hours ago

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Espécimen 472

Specialty IPA: New England IPA by La traficalina

OG: 1.068 FG: 1.022 ABV: 6.1% IBU: 31

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