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American Porter by Ncox494001

OG: 1.053 FG: 1.010 ABV: 5.6% IBU: 0

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A Good Oud Bruin

Oud Bruin by Wild Sensing Brewing

OG: 1.056 FG: 1.008 ABV: 6.2% IBU: 21

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Cascade Dream

American IPA by Bajensamba

OG: 1.051 FG: 1.010 ABV: 5.5% IBU: 36

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Urban Family CO.'s Limesicle Clone

American IPA by Gautøl

OG: 1.088 FG: 1.033 ABV: 7.3% IBU: 17

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Mango Hefa

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OG: 1.052 FG: 1.008 ABV: 5.7% IBU: 31

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OG: 1.065 FG: 1.022 ABV: 5.6% IBU: 26

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American Pale Ale

OG: 1.037 FG: 1.007 ABV: 3.9% IBU: 29

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Black IPA

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