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From Bottles to Growlers- beer reviews by SANDY FELD, certified taster
Dogfish Head Sixty-One

This is called an American IPA (6.5% ABV) but has much in
common with a wine/beer hybrid.  First pour brings pleasant
smells of grades with light grapefruit and pine.  Favor from the
added grapes jump out at first sip with the hops lurking in the
back. It has a nice vinous tartness balanced by caramel notes
and light malt.  Interesting and different for sure

Overall rating:-  Good
Horny Goat Stacked Milk Stout

With an  ABV of 4% this milk stout opens with a VERY mild aroma of
earthy roasted coffee with creamer and cocoa.  Flavor hints of
roasted malts, sugar, milk, and watery coffee dominated by a
general sweetness.  Thin mouthfeel; weak and boring overall.  
Not a good example of what can be an most interesting style.

Overall Rating -  Poor
Having sampled nearly 4,000 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!  

Sandy
Beers Reviewed
Calvary Hatch Plug Ale

A classic English bitter (4.5%), this beer
opens with smells of toasted malts with a
hint of floral hops.  Overall the taste is
slightly sweet with notes of bread nicely
cut by light lemon citrus flavors. Slightly
bitter at the end with noticeable bread
tones. A well made example of this style

Overall Rating: Very Good
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