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Grace & Grit DIPA

Quite good.  Resinous hop nose that follows through with flavor.  Nice balance with pleasant bitterness…not overwhelming and doesn’t linger too long, but enough to want another sip.  The 8% doesn’t hurt. Though per the back, my orange juice glass is not considered proper glassware. Maybe it’s better in proper glassware.

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Ghost in the Machine

Parish Brewing Co.s 8.5% IPA is the best locally brewed beer I’ve had so far on this visit. A nose of resinous hops over a biscuit malt base. A green, citrusy hop bitterness with clean finish. No way I would have guessed 8.5% ABV. The light body is deceiving.

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Shiner Oktoberfest

Quite happy with the 5.7% ABV marzen-style beer from a Shiner, TX. Malty but not too sweet, clean finish.

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Elevator

A 5.5% ABV dry-hopped saison with peaches from Whiner Beer Co. Quite nice. Light-bodied, Belgian yeast-like esters with citrus notes and a dry finish.

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Flying Tiger Jucee

A juicy pale ale from Shreveport’s Flying Tiger Brewing. I liked it, but didn’t find it very juicy. Nose was of grassy hops, medium bodied with mild bitterness and somewhat dry finish. 6% ABV was a nice aspect as well.

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Fast Food

From Chicago’s Whiner Beer Co., this 5.5% ABV “foggy IPA” has some off notes.  Nose of bandaid adhesive which cares through to the astringent flavor.  Sorry, but had to dump…yuck.

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Screaming Dawn

I enjoyed it. Nice citrus hop notes, with mild bitterness reminiscent of grapefruit peel. 6.4% ABV. Imported into Louisiana from Wisconsin’s Wild Mind Artisan Ales.

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Pure Tropics

Nice tropical fruit notes on the nose with a juicy flavor, but not sweet, with a clean finish and virtuallyno bitterness. 2019 GABF gold metal winner under the emerging IPA category.

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Particle Physics Pale Ale

Exactly what I wanted. A nose of citrus and tropical fruit, juicy with grassy hop notes, mildly bitter finish that lingers a bit. All that and only 5.5% ABV. From NYs, Equilibrium Brewery.

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Zelator Tropical Lollipop

Always happy to find Omnipollo beers locally. This collaboration is no exception. Nose has wonderful notes of citrus, pineapple and mango. Full bodied juicy flavors with soft mouth-feel. Not overly sweet, nicely balanced, with mild bitterness on the finish. Would not have guessed it was 10% ABV.

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