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From Bottles to Growlers- beer reviews by SANDY FELD, certified taster
Great Divide 21st Anniversary Sour Ale

An American Wild Ale (6.2%) that features a nose of malt,
summer fruits, and hints of white wine.  Flavors of white grape,
peach, lightly sweet apple, and brett. A very mild sourness peaks
near the finish but never dominates.  Nicely blended subtle
flavors, but, perhaps too subtle for fans of the style.

Overall Rating: Above Average
Hill Farmstead George

This is an American Brown ale (6% ABV) hopped with Centennial,
Cascade, and a touch of Columbus.  It begins with aromas of
coffee, roasted malts, and citrus.  First taste caramel, coffee, light
vanilla, and roasted nuts.  As the finish nears hops move forward
but never overpowers the chocolate/coffee flavors.  

Overall Rating: Good+
Having sampled nearly 4,900 different beers in my
capacity as a fully certified taster I can promise
honest, thoughtful, and careful evaluations.  However,
remember that these reviews are totally subjective.  
Consider this column an informative resource only.  
The bottom line is to trust your own judgment and
keep drinking!  

Beers Reviewed
Logsdon Szech 'n Brett

This is an American Farmhouse ale from
Oregon that weighs in at 6.5% ABV.  You are
greeted by aromas of yeast, Brett, malts,
and light spice. Flavors feature saison yeast,
must, green apples and hints of pear. The
Brett rules the finish with grass, hay, and
flower notes.  A complex beer that shows
what this style is capable of.  Well done!

Overall Rating:  Outstanding
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