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June 23, 2020

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Shower Beer, Champion Brewing CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Great Czech pils smell,  clear, just the right amount of CO2.. Czech Saaz Hops great taste. Could pass as being European . 2018 GABF Gold Winner 
Czech-Style Pils 4.50% 35 4.5 4 4 4.2 4 4.14
Yuengling Traditional Lager,  D.G. Yuegling & Son, Inc

Pottsville, PA

Available in Louisiana.

Yuengling is the oldest brewery in America, est 1829.  This is their flagship beer.  rich amber color and medium-bodied flavor with roasted caramel malt for a subtle sweetness and a combination of cluster and cascade hops Traditional Lager 4.50% 12 140 4 4 4 4.2 4 4.04
Voodoo Ranger, New Belgium Brewing Co Ft. Collins, CO Great hops nose. Smooth taste clean, malt with hop finish.  Great beer.  Nugget, Cascade, Simcoe, Chinook, Mosaic, Amarillo. IPA 8% 50 200 4 4 4 4 4 4
Kazbek CzAle, Stesti Brewing Co. Lovelady, TX Great taste! unique Kazbek hops from Bohemia offer hint of Czech beer with a bit more hops, Nice clean flavor and excellent for warm weather. Brewery opened 2016. This is one to check out! Czech style & Hops 6.12% 11 4 4 4 4 4 4
TINT IPA, Spindletap Brewery Houston, TX Fruit smell, Lime and tangerine with some pine taste,  very carbonated, island flavor but not a fan.  They call this a session IPA.  Not much hop flavor.  Hazy NEIPA. In full disclosure I am not a NEIP fan and Spindeltap has better beers. Session IPA 5% 47 3.5 3.5 4 3.5 3.5 3.6
Brewer's Pride Colab Becker Vineyards, Spoetzl Brewery Shiner, TX Caremel smell with white Oak ,  taste is neutral with a sour finish! Wine Barrel Blonde Ale Aged on white oak.   Red wine is very prominent, it totally overpowers the beer. Taste a bit sour perhaps from the barrel.  Barrel Aged Blonde 6% 15 2 4 3.5 2 3.5 3
Martin House Pils, Martin House Brewing Fort Worth, TX
Soap smell. Fruity taste,  thick , plenty carbonation , cloudy , off taste. Did not finish it.  Not what I expect from "ultra premium lager"!!!  It had bits floating in it.  In all fairness to the brewery this beer may have gone bad on the self.
Pilsner 4.20% 11 1 0.5 0.5 0.5 1 0.7
Bonus Beer
Rochester Red, Rocherster Mills Beer Co.

Rochester, MI

Not available in Texas.

Feature rich malt accents, a slightly sweet palate and low hop bitterness.  Flavor started off mute but improved as it warned up.  Suggest serving 55 degrees.  Good example of an Irish Red. Irish Red 5.75% 18 3.8 3 3 3.2 3 3.2

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