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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

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That's a spicy pilsner

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Australis - NEIPA

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

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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

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

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Bring me the Horizon

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

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

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