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OG: 1.033 FG: 1.008 ABV: 3.3% IBU: 20

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OG: 1.041 FG: 1.006 ABV: 4.6% IBU: 22

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American IPA by Paul Kirby

OG: 1.072 FG: 1.017 ABV: 7.3% IBU: 62

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Schwarzbier by Swig

OG: 1.050 FG: 1.008 ABV: 5.5% IBU: 26

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American IPA by Ruddager

OG: 1.070 FG: 1.012 ABV: 7.6% IBU: 70

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OG: 1.067 FG: 1.017 ABV: 6.6% IBU: 0

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