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OG: 1.058 FG: 1.012 ABV: 6.1% IBU: 87

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OG: 1.055 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.5% IBU: 39

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Märzen by pagmusic

OG: 1.058 FG: 1.017 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 21

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Mosaic smash

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OG: 1.053 FG: 1.013 ABV: 5.3% IBU: 31

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Black belgian IPA

Specialty IPA: Black IPA by Cristiano84

OG: 1.029 FG: 1.007 ABV: 2.9% IBU: 0

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Double IPA

Double IPA

OG: 1.098 FG: 1.016 ABV: 10.8% IBU: 152

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Guy's Dark IPA

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OG: 1.083 FG: 1.020 ABV: 8.4% IBU: 98

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Hop Bukkake

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OG: 1.058 FG: 1.015 ABV: 5.7% IBU: 58

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Weissbier by eightfish

OG: 1.046 FG: 1.011 ABV: 4.5% IBU: 15

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