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Not really. Time will reduce the bitterness somewhat, but not a great deal. If it's undrinkable, your best bet is to brew a second beer with very little hop bitterness and blend the two beers.
Your notes indicate that with this batch (218) you are back to using S04 as the yeast. If batch 208 was brewed using a different yeast that is probably a big part of the answer. Different yeasts hold onto hop oils and alpha acids in different ways. Its quite possible that you'd notice a perceived difference in IBUs if the yeast was different. This is also ...
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