Favorite from each style

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  1. smartassboiler

    smartassboiler Savant (939) Apr 9, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Lagunitas Sucks / Surly Abrasive (different flavor profile, can't decide)
    STOUT: Bourbon County Stout
    BARLEYWINE/STRONG ALE: Haven't gotten into this style yet.
    PALE ALE: Zombie Dust
    HEFEWEIZEN/WHEAT: Weihenstephaner
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: St. Bernardus Abt 12
    SAISON: Sofie
    PUMPKIN ALE: Pumking
    WILD/ SOUR: Cuvee Des Jacobins Rouge
  2. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2006 New York

    IPA: Heady Topper
    STOUT: The Abyss
    PALE ALE: Zombie Dust
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Rochefort 10
    SAISON: Hennepin
    WILD/ SOUR: Supplication
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Narragansett Lager

    add ons
    PORTER: King Titus
    ESB: Fuller's ESB
    SCOTCH ALE / WEE HEAVY: Backwoods Bastard
    MALT LIQUOR: Colt 45
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  3. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,348) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    IPA: Odell's IPA
    STOUT: Founder's Breakfast Stout
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: the latest Firestone Anniversary Ale
    PALE ALE: Deschutes's Red Chair
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: None...dislike the style
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Sierra Nevada's Brandy Barrel Aged Ovila Quad
    SAISON: Funkwerks's Monarch
    WILD/ SOUR: Avery's Oud Floris
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV:Yuengling Lager
  4. Stockfan42

    Stockfan42 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2009 Massachusetts

    IPA: Double Jack
    Stout: Dark Lord
    Barleywine/ Strong Ale: Old Crustacean
    Pale ale: Founders dry hopped pale ale
    Hefe/Wheat: Weihenstepaner Hefe
    Dubbel/Quad: Westy 12
    Saison: Saison Rue
    Pumkin Ale: Smashed Pumpkin
    Sour/Wild: Cisco Lady of the Woods
    Session/Lager: Hoponious Union
  5. OleDixie

    OleDixie Devotee (489) Jan 24, 2013 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Fathead's Head Hunter
    STOUT: Terrapin Wake n Bake
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Founders Bolt Cutter
    PALE ALE: Troegs Pale Ale...never had Zombie tho
    HEFE/WHEAT: Weihenstephaner
    DUBBLE/QUAD: Rochefort 10
    SAISON: Helltown Spiteful
    PUMPKIN ALE: Southern Tier Pumking
    SOUR/WILD: Only had a couple basic examples of this style. Getting into it tho. Trying Supplication in a couple weeks. So let's just go with Supplication.
    SESSION/LAGER: Fathead's Sunshine Daydream Session IPA
  6. tectactoe

    tectactoe Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    DIPA: Hopslam, Pliny the Elder, Kuhnhenn DRIPA
    IPA: Celebration, Two Hearted, Founders Centennial
    Stout: Founders Imperial, Ten FIDY, FBS
    Barleywine: Olde School, Bigfoot, Bolt Cutter
    Strong Ale: Delirium Tremens, Rochefort 8, Gouden Carolus Noel (Belgian Strongs)
    Pale Ale: Zombie Dust, SNPA, Odd Sides Citra PA
    Hefe/Wheat: Weihenstepaner Hefe, SN Kellerweis, Little Sumpin' Sumpin'
    Dubbel/Quad: Rochefort 10, St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Westmalle Dubbel
    Session/Lager: Founders All Day, Eliot Ness, Kuhnhenn Fluffer

    I broke all sorts of rules
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  7. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,125) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    IPA: Heady Topper
    STOUT: Pretty Things Babayaga
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Unibroue 15 (though it’s retired… so my back up is KleinBrouwerij De Glazen Toren Cuvvee Angelique)
    PALE ALE: HF Edward
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Rochefort 6
    SAISON: Saison Dupont
    PUMPKIN ALE: Sam Adams Harvest Pumpkin
    WILD/ SOUR: Fou Foune or Duchesse De Bourgogne
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Stone Levitation
  8. SunDevilBeer

    SunDevilBeer Zealot (580) May 9, 2003 Massachusetts

    IPA: Firestone Walker Union Jack
    STOUT: Ipswich Oatmeal Stout
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Arrogant Bastard
    PALE ALE: Victory Headwaters
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihenstephaner
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Rochefort 10
    SAISON: Ommegang Hennepin
    PUMPKIN ALE: Smuttynose
    WILD/ SOUR: Yuck
    SESSION/LAGER/LOW ABV: Sierra Nevada Summerfest
  9. Steeeve

    Steeeve Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2010 Pennsylvania

    IPA: Founders Double Trouble
    STOUT: Stoudts Fat Dog
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Weyerbacher Insanity
    PALE ALE: Victory Headwaters
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Ommegang Witte
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Weyerbacher Blasphemy
    SAISON: Boulevard Saison Brett
    PUMPKIN ALE: Southern Tier Pumking
    WILD/ SOUR: Russian River Supplication
    SESSION: Forest & Main Duke's Pale Ale
    LAGER: Aecht Schlenkerla Urbock
  10. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Aspirant (271) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    Ipa: stone
    Stout: bell's expedition
    Barleywine: rogue old crustacean
    Strong ale: old viscosity
    Pale ale: stone
    Hefeweizen: weihenstephaner
    Dubbel/quad: st bernardus abt 12
    Saison: haven't tried enough to have a preference
    Pumpkin ale: never tried one that I like
    Wild/sour: same as saison
    Session: devil's ale
  11. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Devotee (460) Nov 10, 2006 California
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Knuckle Sandwich
    STOUT: Night Stalker
    PALE ALE: Zombie Dust
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Rochefort 8
    SAISON: CCB Cucumber
    PUMPKIN ALE: Southern Tier
    WILD/ SOUR: Serendipity
  12. iKasey

    iKasey Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2012 Pennsylvania

    IPA: Pliny (how cliche).
    STOUT: Big Bad Baptist or Victory At Sea if you're counting a subjectively coined "Porter"
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Central Waters BBB after a year
    PALE ALE: Maine BC MO
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Prior 8
    SAISON: Allagash Interlude (I need more experience here)
    WILD/ SOUR: Cascade Sang Noir (doing the vertical, 11, 12 and soon-to-be 13)
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Victory Prima Pils
  13. JayS2629

    JayS2629 Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2010 Alabama

  14. 77black_ships

    77black_ships Devotee (445) Dec 4, 2012 Belgium

    IPA: Hitachino Nest Japanese Classic Ale
    STOUT: Bourbon BA Dark Lord
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Baladin Terre Riserva Teo Musso 2010
    PALE ALE: RR Row 2/Hill 56
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Jester King Drink’in the Sunbelt (wheat ale) // Rothaus Hefeweizen (for a Hefe)
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: La Trappe Oak Aged #1 (Quad)
    SAISON: Fatome Santé 12
    PUMPKIN ALE: Southern Tier Pumking
    WILD/ SOUR: Cantillon Kriek
  15. Dave1999

    Dave1999 Savant (915) Dec 5, 2011 North Carolina

    IPA:Hop Rod Rye
    STOUT: Ten Fidy
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Arrogant Bastard
    PALE ALE: Samuel Smiths old brewery pale ale
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT:A little sumpin sumpin ale
    DUBBEL/ QUAD:Straffe Hendrik
    SAISON:Not had enough to decide
    PUMPKIN ALE: don't like them
    WILD/ SOUR:Not had enough to decide
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV:Bitter American
  16. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,368) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    IPA: Flower Power
    STOUT: Ispwich Oatmeal Stout
    PALE ALE: Anchor Liberty Ale
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Paulaner Hefeweizen
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: St. Bernardus Prior 8
    SAISON: Victory Helios
    PUMPKIN ALE: Weyerbacher by default (if I can substitute an O'Fest let's go with Ayinger)
    WILD/ SOUR: Rodenbach Grand Cru
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Weihenstephaner Pilsner
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  17. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (582) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    IPA: Dugana IPA, or maybe Wipeout IPA from Port
    Stout: Dark Lord
    Barleywine: Barrel Aged Old Ruffian
    Pale Ale: Mirror Pond
    Wheat: Aventinus Weizenbock
    Quad: Achel Bruin Extra
    Saison: Funkwerks
    Pumpkin: Rumpkin
    Wild: Oro de Calabaza
    Session: Paulaner O-fest
  18. DBijnagte

    DBijnagte Initiate (109) Dec 7, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Double Trouble
    PALE ALE: Zombie Dust
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: BB Quad (Boulevard)
    SAISON: Hennepin
    PUMPKIN ALE: Pumking
    WILD/ SOUR: Pentagram
  19. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (582) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    A couple missing here:

    Bock/Doppelbock: Celebrator
    Tripel: St. Bernardus Tripel
    Porter: XXX Black Butte
  20. dbfp210

    dbfp210 Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2012 Pennsylvania

    IPA: 60 minute
    STOUT: BCBS or WnB
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Blithering Idiot
    PALE ALE: Yards Philly Pale Ale
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbeer
    PUMPKIN ALE: Great Pumpkin
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Yards Brawler
  21. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    Congratulations, you won the 01/25/13 Most Annoying Post of the Day award.
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  22. patto1ro

    patto1ro Zealot (526) Apr 26, 2004 Netherlands

    Here's one in each of the four British styles:

    Pale Ale: Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter
    Mild: Bateman's Dark Mild
    Strong Ale: Fullers 1845
    Porter/Stout: Courage Russin Stout 1993 vintage
  23. Pundarquartis

    Pundarquartis Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2010 Denmark

    IPA: Alpine Nelson
    STOUT: Founders Breakfast Stout
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Thomas Hardy's Ale
    PALE ALE: To Øl Reparationsbajer
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Schneider Aventinus
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Rochefort 8
    SAISON: Saison Dupont
    WILD/ SOUR: Cantillon Fou' Foune
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: To Øl Sundancer
  24. Kayakjim16

    Kayakjim16 Initiate (181) Aug 21, 2005 Colorado

    IPA: Bell's Two Hearted Ale
    STOUT: Ten Fidy
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Stone Double Bastard
    PALE ALE: Dales
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihenstephaner
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: St.Bernardus Abbott 12
    SAISON: Funkwerks King
    PUMPKIN ALE: Don't like 'em
    WILD/ SOUR: Duchesse De Bourgogne
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold
  25. lemongelo

    lemongelo Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2008 North Carolina

    IPA: Heady, Alpine Duet, HF Society & Solitude #4, Foothills Jade
    PALE ALE: Zombie Dust (if we are calling this a pale ale...IPA...), HF Edward, Half Acre Daisy Cutter
    BARLEYWINE: '05 Hair Of The Dog Doggie Claws
    WILD/SOUR: HF Vera Mae, Consecration, Supplication, Noyuax, Sang Noir, Cuvee Des Jocobins
    SAISON: Fantome Strange Ghost
    DUBBEL/QUAD: Westy 8, St. Bernardus Prior 8
    STOUT: Olde Rabbit's Foot, BrewDog Tokyo, B.O.R.I.S.
  26. dgeebs07

    dgeebs07 Disciple (330) Aug 6, 2011 New York

    IPA: DFH 75 min
    STOUT: Southern Tier Choklat
    PALE ALE: Sierra Nevada
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Franziskaner
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: St Bern abt12
    SAISON: Hennepin
    PUMPKIN ALE: Pumking
    WILD/ SOUR: Jolly Pumpkin LaRoja
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: 6 and under is low abv for me so....DFH 60 min
  27. thecheapies

    thecheapies Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2009 Pennsylvania

    IPA: Lagunitas DayTime or Stone IPA
    STOUT: Magic Hat Heart of Darkness or Great Divide Yeti
    PALE ALE: East End Pedal Pale Ale
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Mein Grünes or Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Rochefort 6 or Kasteel Donker
    SAISON: Goose Island Sofie
    PUMPKIN ALE: Dogfish Head Punkin
    WILD/ SOUR: Rodenbach Grand Cru
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier or Bitburger Premium Pils
  28. chicano4craft

    chicano4craft Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2009 Colorado

    IPA: Odell IPA
    STOUT: Bourbon County Coffee
    PALE ALE: Zombie Dust
    HEFE/WHEAT: NG Cracked Wheat
    DUBBEL/QUAD: Rochefort 10
    SAISON: Crooked Stave Saison Vieille Artisanal
    PUMPKIN: Elysian Great Pumpkin
    WILD/SOUR: Cantillon Fou Foune
    SESSION/LAGER: Anchor Steam
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  29. Heady978

    Heady978 Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Heady Topper
    Stout: Speedway
    Barleywine/Strong Ale: Bolt Cutter
    Pale Ale: Zombie Dust
    Hefewhatever: I'd rather drink water
    Quad: Westy 12
    Saison: Dupont
    Pumpkin: Pumpkin belongs
    Wild/Sour: Petrus
    Session/Lager: Hoponious Union
  30. hornsup

    hornsup Disciple (324) Nov 29, 2012 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Stone Enjoy By
    STOUT: AleWerks Cafe Royale
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Beach Blackfin
    PALE ALE: Maine MO
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: SN Kellerweis
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Real Ale Brewer's Cut black quad
    SAISON: CCB Cucumber Saison
    WILD/ SOUR: Blue Mountain Sour Devil (more of a stout)
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV:Brooklyn Lager​
  31. RJM

    RJM Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2013 Djibouti

    IPA: Samuel Smith IPA
    STOUT: Nitro Left Hand Milk
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: North Coast Old Stock
    PALE ALE: Mirror Pond
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihen Hefe
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Delerium Tremens (okey, it's a belgian strong dark, but there's no category here for that)
    SAISON: Stillwater Mythic Tradition Folklore
    PUMPKIN ALE: Schlafly
    WILD/ SOUR: Duchess De Bourgone
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Spotted Cow
  32. adkieffer

    adkieffer Disciple (330) Nov 23, 2010 Washington

    IPA: Wisdom Seeker
    STOUT: Mesostophiles
    PALE: Double Mountain Vaporizer
    HEF/WHEAT: Howe Sound King Heffy
    DUBBEL/QUAD: Crooked Stave BB Sentience (Hey its a quad)
    SAISON: Logsdon Seizon Bretta
    PUMPKIN: (Tie) Dark o the Moon, Pumpkin B'Bomb
    WILD/SOUR: Fou Foune (still have 4 left thankfully)
    Session: Fremont 77 Select
  33. jwheeler87

    jwheeler87 Aspirant (226) Oct 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    IPA: Alchemist Heady Topper
    STOUT: Firestone Walker Parabola
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Firestone Walker Sucaba
    PALE ALE: Maine Beer Co. MO
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: St. Bernardus apt 12
    SAISON: Saison Du Pont
    PUMPKIN ALE: Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin
    WILD/ SOUR: Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Founders All Day IPA
  34. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    Had to break these down but had to stop myself from getting too deep into the style within a style, within a style.
    IPA: Bell's Two Hearted
    STOUT: Blackout Stout(seasonal), St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout
    BARLEYWINE: Old Foghorn
    SCOTCH ALE/WEE HEAVY: Backwoods Bastard
    HEFEWEIZEN: Weihenstephaner, WHEAT: Agave Wheat, WEIZENBOCK: Avenitnus, DOPPELBOCK: Troegenator
    DUBBEL: Ommegang, QUAD: Weyebacher's Quad
    SAISON: Rockmill
    PUMPKIN ALE: Nothing qualifies, a bit of a fad IMO that I don't care for any of them.
    WILD/SOUR: Bellegems Bruin
    SESSION: Genesee Cream Ale
    LAGER: Great Lakes Dortmunder(craft), Molson Canadian(BMC)
    LOW ABV: Pabst Blue Ribbon
  35. Moose90

    Moose90 Meyvn (1,455) Nov 25, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Lagunitas – Hop Stoopid
    STOUT: Sierra Nevada – Narwhal
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Great Divide Old Ruffian
    PALE ALE: Oskar Blue – Dale's
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihenstephaner – Hefeweissbier
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Abt. 12
    SAISON: Boulevard – Tank 7
    PUMPKIN ALE: DFH – Punkin'
    WILD/ SOUR: RR – Supplication
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Full Sail – Session Lager
  36. MusicaleMike

    MusicaleMike Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2008 Pennsylvania

    IPA: Lawson's Triple Play IPA
    STOUT: Founders KBS
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Firestone Walker Abacus
    PALE ALE: Victory Headwaters
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Edelweiss Hefeweizen
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Trappist Rochefort 10
    SAISON: Tired Hand Single Hop Saison (any)
    PUMPKIN ALE: Rogue Chatoe Pumpkin Patch
    WILD/ SOUR: Upright Fantasia
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Urban Chestnut Zwickel (or what I just had Timothy Taylor's Landlord)
  37. PittBeerGirl

    PittBeerGirl Poo-Bah (1,587) Feb 27, 2007 Ohio

    IPA: Town Hall Masala Mama DIPA: Barley's Four Seasons or Captain Lawrence Captains Reserve or Heady Topper
    STOUT: Alesmith BA Speedway; Easy to find stout- Stone IRS
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Jackie O's Bourbon Berry Grove
    PALE ALE: Half Acre Daisy Cutter
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: East End Monkey Boy
    Belgian Strong Dark Ale:Trappist Westvleteren 12
    SAISON: Ommegang Hennepin
    Belgian Strong Pale Ale: Duvel/Duvel Tripel Hop
    PUMPKIN ALE: Southern Tier Pumpking
    WILD/ SOUR: Russian River Beatification
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Great Lakes Eliot Ness
  38. BigCheese

    BigCheese Defender (689) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Great call on Augustiner!

    IPA: Double Jack or Sucks
    STOUT: Ipswich Oatmeal Stout/FBS
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Berkshire Holidale.
    PALE ALE: Founders Dry Hopped
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Paulaner (Allagash white if you include wits)
    DUBBEL/ QUAD: Westmalle Dubbel
    SAISON: Jack D'Or
    PUMPKIN ALE: Pumking
    WILD/ SOUR: No Thanks
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV:Augustiner Helles or Narrangansett Summer
  39. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Crusader (712) Jul 12, 2009 South Carolina
    Beer Trader

    IPA: Racer 5/Bells 2 Hearted
    STOUT: Founders Breakfast Stout
    BARLEYWINE/ STRONG ALE: Duck Rabbit Pauls Christmas Vacation
    PALE ALE: FFF Alpha King
    HEFEWEIZEN/ WHEAT: Weihestephaner
    WILD/ SOUR: Upland Gilgamesh
    SESSION/ LAGER/ LOW ABV: Wisconsin Belgian Red
  40. aminobutyricacid

    aminobutyricacid Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2011 Pennsylvania

    IPA: Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA
    STOUT: Stone Imperial Russian Stout
    BARLEYWINE/STRONG ALE: Weyerbacher Insanity
    PALE ALE: Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale
    WHEAT: Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
    DUBBEL: Ommegang Abbey Ale
    SAISON: Goose Island Sofie
    SOUR: Cuvee Des Jacobins Rouge
    LAGER: Victory Prima Pils
    GLUTEN-FREE: Dogfish Head Tweason'ale
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