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Modern Times Amber

American Amber Ale by Ouzo Hurmuzo

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OG: 1.064 FG: 1.016 ABV: 6.3% IBU: 27

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OG: 1.053 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 38

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American Strong Ale by Mr. Paddedammen

OG: 1.076 FG: 1.019 ABV: 7.5% IBU: 84

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American Pale Ale by Vlada

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