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From Bottles to Growlers- beer reviews by SANDY FELD, certified taster
Lagunitas Lagunator Lager

This is a 7.7% bock.  It opens with a nose of bread, malt caramel,
and a hint of sweetness.  Caramel dominates the palate early with
pine and and citrus-like hops moving to the fore near the finish.  
It's an unconventional bock lager but nonetheless is a tasty
smooth brew.  It's one bock that hop lovers can appreciate.

Overall Rating: Above Average
Two Roads Persian Lime Gose

A Gose by any other name is still a Gose which in the case of this
4.5% ABV brew means a delightfully sour, lightly salty refresher. It
opens with aromas of lime pie, wheat salt, and citrus.  Taste follows
the nose with additional hints of lemon, light pale cracker malt, and
with a touch of grass.  Overall it's a well made, refreshing lime
forward beer that shouts gose.  A fun and enjoyable drink.

Overall Rating: Very Good
Having sampledover 7,000 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
Otter Creek Free Throw IPA

This American IPA (6 % ABV) features
Falconer's Flight, Citra and Galaxy hops that
fit well together.  It opens with aromas of
pineapple, mango and peach. Taste is
similar with grapefruit in the background.
The finish is lightly bitter and clean.  
Considering the ABV is almost a session
level it is extremely flavorful. Well balanced.

Overall Rating: Good+
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