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Munich Dunkel

OG: 1.050 FG: 1.013 ABV: 4.9% IBU: 18

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American Amber Ale

American Amber Ale by diadavilaala

OG: 1.062 FG: 1.017 ABV: 6.0% IBU: 34

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OG: 1.067 FG: 1.012 ABV: 7.1% IBU: 20

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OG: 1.055 FG: 1.010 ABV: 5.8% IBU: 31

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OG: 1.058 FG: 1.012 ABV: 6.0% IBU: 56

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OG: 1.054 FG: 1.009 ABV: 5.8% IBU: 33

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OG: 1.065 FG: 1.015 ABV: 6.5% IBU: 53

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