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Blonde Ale by AngoMango

OG: 1.048 FG: 1.009 ABV: 5.0% IBU: 27

33 minutes ago

A Good Old SIngle

Trappist Single by Wild Sensing Brewing

OG: 1.048 FG: 1.007 ABV: 5.5% IBU: 28

37 minutes ago

Explosion in the Mill

Oatmeal Stout by Potter the Otter

OG: 1.416 FG: 1.104 ABV: 41.0% IBU: 27

about 1 hour ago


Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

OG: 1.066 FG: 1.011 ABV: 7.2% IBU: 24

about 1 hour ago

Bavarian - 1GL

Weissbier by jobaqs

OG: 1.032 FG: 1.004 ABV: 3.7% IBU: 21

about 1 hour ago

200l approx pale

American Pale Ale by walkers way

OG: 1.016 FG: 1.004 ABV: 1.6% IBU: 0

about 1 hour ago

Cali Pub

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OG: 1.043 FG: 1.011 ABV: 4.3% IBU: 0

1 hours ago


American Pale Ale by sangun

OG: 1.055 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.4% IBU: 36

2 hours ago

Powdered Toast Brown

British Brown Ale by Tbagger

OG: 1.059 FG: 1.015 ABV: 5.8% IBU: 27

2 hours ago

Big Kush

Double IPA by Bravado

OG: 1.078 FG: 1.012 ABV: 8.6% IBU: 114

2 hours ago

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