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American IPA by Piffinpurp

OG: 1.079 FG: 1.016 ABV: 8.2% IBU: 902

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OG: 1.055 FG: 1.015 ABV: 5.3% IBU: 15

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11A English Amber

Ordinary Bitter by Skizzey

OG: 1.041 FG: 1.012 ABV: 3.8% IBU: 21

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Haagsch Pils 2

American Wheat Beer by Clover Brewing

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.010 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 42

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American Wheat Beer by Clover Brewing

OG: 1.057 FG: 1.016 ABV: 5.3% IBU: 0

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ALPHA DOG by BrewDog

Irish Red Ale by gucosk

OG: 1.054 FG: 1.009 ABV: 5.8% IBU: 46

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Devil’s Reel

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OG: 1.047 FG: 1.011 ABV: 4.8% IBU: 21

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Three MC's IPA

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OG: 1.067 FG: 1.012 ABV: 7.2% IBU: 63

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OG: 1.067 FG: 1.010 ABV: 7.4% IBU: 36

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