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Mudder’s Milk

Sweet Stout by Wilhelm19

OG: 1.088 FG: 1.013 ABV: 9.9% IBU: 29

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Animal's Pilsner

German Pilsner (Pils)

OG: 1.060 FG: 1.012 ABV: 6.3% IBU: 41

2 hours ago

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American Stout by instafist

OG: 1.064 FG: 1.012 ABV: 6.8% IBU: 29

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American IPA by RAMG67

OG: 1.070 FG: 1.017 ABV: 6.9% IBU: 0

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Hazy 4

Specialty IPA: New England IPA by Rhynomac

OG: 1.066 FG: 1.018 ABV: 6.4% IBU: 34

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Strong Smash

American Barleywine

OG: 1.076 FG: 1.014 ABV: 8.1% IBU: 83

3 hours ago

Hazy Wedding V 3.0

Specialty IPA: New England IPA by threefrenchs

OG: 1.061 FG: 1.011 ABV: 6.5% IBU: 28

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OYLie Hot Lager

Experimental Beer by ThomasShirk

OG: 1.042 FG: 1.009 ABV: 4.4% IBU: 12

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The Dark Crystal

by Busky

OG: 1.063 FG: 1.016 ABV: 6.2% IBU: 0

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Schwarzbier

OG: 1.048 FG: 1.009 ABV: 5.2% IBU: 0

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