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Smoked Marzen

Dark American Lager by Rascals Brewing Co

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.014 ABV: 4.9% IBU: 6

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dead ringer

American IPA by Jstep

OG: 1.065 FG: 1.012 ABV: 7.0% IBU: 47

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Rye Batch 2

by Moser Brews

OG: 1.079 FG: 1.004 ABV: 9.9% IBU: 0

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House Lager

OG: 1.043 FG: 1.010 ABV: 4.3% IBU: 56

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House Lager

OG: 1.051 FG: 1.010 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 13

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Crisp Oaty Pale Ale

Standard/Ordinary Bitter by Stevec1

OG: 1.042 FG: 1.011 ABV: 4.1% IBU: 25

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MyyrBeer - erä 4

Kölsch

OG: 12.098 FG: 2.638 ABV: 5.1% IBU: 21

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American Pale Ale by Collin504

OG: 1.058 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.7% IBU: 42

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