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  •  Hah! You'll find most ales around 5-ish (2+ / 0-)
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    bsegel, mungley

    for example, Anchor Steam (which is wonderful for flavor) comes in at 4.9%.  Other good ales are as follows:

    Alaskan: 4.6
    Highlander Scottish (Great Lakes): 4.6
    Boddington's: 4.7
    Fuller's: 4.7
    Blue Heron (Bridgeport): 4.9
    Alaskan Amber: 5.0
    Harpoon: 5.0
    Pyramid Pale Ale: 5.1
    Stone Pale Ale: 5.4
    Troeg's Pale Ale: 5.4

    I think you get the idea.  Now, if you want strong, try the Golden Monkey from Victory in Lancaster, PA....

    To be free and just depends on us. Victor Hugo.

    by dizzydean on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 07:07:30 PM PST

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    •  I can make a list too (1+ / 0-)
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      mungley

      Stone Enjoy By 12.13.13 - 9.4
      Stone Ruination - 9.2
      Port Brewing's Wipeout IPA - 7.0
      Port Brewing's High Tide IPA - 6.5
      Lost Abbey's Serpent’s Stout - 11.0
      Alesmith Speedway Stout - 11.0
      Alesmith IPA - 7.25
      Alesmith Yule Smith (winter) - 9.5
      Ballast Point Sculpin IPA - 7.0
      Ballast Point Big Eye IPA - 7.0
      Russian River's Pliny the Elder - 8.0
      Coronado Islander IPA - 7.0

      Just to name a few.

      Like I said, 6.8 is below average for me. Seems you like lighter bodied beers, so yes, that makes sense that the average beer you drink is lower in alcohol.

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