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American Brown Ale by Jon B

OG: 1.085 FG: 1.021 ABV: 8.4% IBU: 0

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OG: 1.045 FG: 1.020 ABV: 3.3% IBU: 30

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Pumpkin Ale- October

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OG: 1.054 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.3% IBU: 16

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OG: 1.050 FG: 1.016 ABV: 4.4% IBU: 36

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OG: 1.059 FG: 1.008 ABV: 6.8% IBU: 20

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OG: 1.057 FG: 1.014 ABV: 5.6% IBU: 37

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OG: 1.079 FG: 1.020 ABV: 7.7% IBU: 27

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Achilles Heel Session Pilz

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OG: 1.040 FG: 1.010 ABV: 3.9% IBU: 28

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OG: 1.075 FG: 1.017 ABV: 7.6% IBU: 0

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