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Specialty IPA: New England IPA by Show-Me Brewing

OG: 1.047 FG: 1.012 ABV: 4.6% IBU: 51

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Belgian Blond Ale by Soof

OG: 1.021 FG: 1.005 ABV: 2.1% IBU: 0

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Saison by adv_trev

OG: 1.049 FG: 1.008 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 58

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American Wheat Beer by ChicoBrewer

OG: 1.058 FG: 1.010 ABV: 6.3% IBU: 0

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Strong Bitter by SarhoĊŸ Karga

OG: 1.058 FG: 1.013 ABV: 5.9% IBU: 41

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OG: 1.020 FG: 1.005 ABV: 2.0% IBU: 29

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OG: 1.067 FG: 1.017 ABV: 6.6% IBU: 16

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OG: 1.047 FG: 1.010 ABV: 4.9% IBU: 28

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American Light Lager by Peter B.

OG: 1.048 FG: 1.011 ABV: 4.8% IBU: 19

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OG: 1.052 FG: 1.013 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 32

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