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From Bottles to Growlers- beer reviews by SANDY FELD, certified taster
Wolaver's Wildflower Wheat

This is an American pale wheat ale with a modest 4. 3% ABV.   Aroma is
light, mostly of yeast, grass, and some lemon peel.  Starts off with a dry
cracker flavor and moves to dominating sweet fruits uplifted by  pear and
apple notes. As the finish nears  sweet honey and grass flavors begin to
dominate with light wispy hops in the distant background.  Not worth
seeking out but might refresh on a hot summer day.

Overall rating:-  Average
Thomas Hooker's Watermelon Ale

Pours a hazy greenish yellow -think Mountain Dew.  Strong nose that
screams watermelon Jolly Rancher and not much else.  The taste is
one long note of chemically created watermelon sweetness with  
some hints of wheat and light hops.   As the finish nears some
bubble gum and cotton candy flavors appear adding to the over the
top sweetness.  If you must have a watermelon ale opt for the Hell
or High Watermelon Wheat from 21st Amendment.

Overall Rating -  Below Average.
Having sampled well over 3,750 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!  

Sandy
Beers Reviewed
Starr Hill Jumo Lager

This Vienna lager (5.5% ABV) opens with
smells of yeast, caramel, and light hops.
First sip brings light toasted, grainy malts
with a with mild hoppiness and bitterness. As
you near the finish apricot and caramel
flavors emerge and lead to a dry,
bitter-sweet finish.  A decent but not
overly impressive brew.

Overall rating -  average
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