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Pecan Pie Stout

American Light Lager by theguy

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.012 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 0

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Irish Red Ale by Scrappy Punk® Brewing

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.013 ABV: 5.1% IBU: 19

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Milk Stout

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OG: 1.033 FG: 1.014 ABV: 2.5% IBU: 0

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OG: 1.083 FG: 1.017 ABV: 8.7% IBU: 34

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OG: 1.067 FG: 1.014 ABV: 7.0% IBU: 34

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OG: 1.056 FG: 1.006 ABV: 6.5% IBU: 24

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OG: 1.058 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.8% IBU: 66

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