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SMaSH Pale Ale (Maris Otter/Challenger)

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OG: 1.080 FG: 1.022 ABV: 7.5% IBU: 44

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OG: 1.073 FG: 1.017 ABV: 7.4% IBU: 0

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Honey Blonde Ale

Blonde Ale by beergioni

OG: 1.047 FG: 1.014 ABV: 4.3% IBU: 20

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Belgian Golden Strong Ale

OG: 1.050 FG: 1.011 ABV: 5.1% IBU: 0

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OG: 1.045 FG: 1.012 ABV: 4.4% IBU: 33

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OG: 1.055 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 16

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OG: 1.055 FG: 1.011 ABV: 5.8% IBU: 14

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OG: 1.053 FG: 1.013 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 52

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Mikkeller I Beat You

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OG: 1.090 FG: 1.017 ABV: 9.5% IBU: 157

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OG: 1.080 FG: 1.018 ABV: 8.2% IBU: 169

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