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Mike's Copper Ale

by Druck

OG: 1.056 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.5% IBU: 0

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Conway's Irish ale clone

Irish Red Ale by japa2121

OG: 1.062 FG: 1.015 ABV: 6.2% IBU: 23

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Wee Heavy

Strong Scotch Ale by Stoutman

OG: 1.100 FG: 1.025 ABV: 9.8% IBU: 39

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That's a spicy pilsner

German Pils

OG: 1.050 FG: 1.012 ABV: 4.9% IBU: 3

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ZC

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OG: 15.684 FG: 4.081 ABV: 6.3% IBU: 0

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Australis - NEIPA

Specialty IPA: New England IPA by Cadillac Straits Brewing

OG: 1.071 FG: 1.019 ABV: 6.8% IBU: 40

about 1 hour ago

Amber Ale

American Amber Ale by The Jesse

OG: 1.045 FG: 1.011 ABV: 4.5% IBU: 27

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Belgian Blonde Table Ale

Belgian Pale Ale by pricesm

OG: 1.038 FG: 1.003 ABV: 4.6% IBU: 18

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Bring me the Horizon

Specialty IPA: Red IPA by Jan Torstein

OG: 1.070 FG: 1.013 ABV: 7.5% IBU: 43

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4 Extract Pils

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OG: 1.049 FG: 1.008 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 41

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