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From Bottles to Growlers- beer reviews by SANDY FELD, certified taster
Green Flash Passion Fruit Kicker

This American pale wheat ale (5.5%) is a drinkable, refreshing
beer.  The nose features passion fruit up front as promised with,
some lime and other citrus notes.  Taste leans towards a typical
wheat ale with a touch of sweetness up front and a light tartness in
the back. Expect notes of grain, lemon,peach, and yes, passion
fruit.  A light summer refresher but nothing more

Overall Rating: average+
Long Trail Space Juice

The can of this imperial stout (8.7%) out of Vermont makes the
point there is no juice inside which is a good thing to remember
since it opens with a very big juicy hop aroma of orange, tangerine,
passion fruit, citrus, and tropical fruits.  Taste brings vibrant fruity
characters and a wonderful  hop bitterness balanced by lightly sweet
malt on the back end. Best I've ever had from this solid brewery.

Overall Rating: Outstanding+
Having sampled nearly 5,000 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
Oskar Blues Beerito

This is a light (4%) "Mexican" lager or if you
prefer, Vienna Lager.  It opens with a sweet
malt and a slight fruity aroma with hints of
apple.  Malts lead the flavor profile with
hints of toast, brown sugar, nuts, and a light
grassy hop bitterness.  The beer is clean
throughout and has a nice dry finish.  It's
definitely better than I expected but then
again the bar was set fairly low.

Overall Rating: above average
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