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BARD’S GOLD

BARD'S GOLDAdvertised as ‘the original sorghum malt beer’ and brought east from San Jose brewery with subtle name change and less interesting character. Not far removed from Flying Bison’s negligible gluten-free version, its cloying honeyed sorghum motif sacrifices earthen mineral graining for compost-informed rice cake, white grape, sour orange, and sugar beet usurpation. Phenol-hopped coarseness seeps into wet clay glaze, augmenting tepid superficiality.…

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(ANHEUSER-BUSCH) REDBRIDGE BEER MADE FROM SORGHUM

Beating its hackneyed gluten-free competition with mild ginger soda flow, roasted Vienna-like malting, and teensy apple-cherry-strawberry souring, this clear amber pale lager with bubbly flesh-toned head lifts cloy sorghum-grained sugaring atop evaporative phenol Cascade hop bittering and wobbly metallic twinge.…

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(FLYING BISON) BARD’S TALE LAGER

Light-bodied golden-clouded gluten-free pale body (a.k.a. Dragon’s Gold Sorghum Lager) suffers from soapy buttered popcorn frontage and astringently raw barley-oats-pumpernickel allusion. Dry sourdough midst, charred timber suggestion, and minor berry twinge elude husked wheat finish, leaving desolate aftertaste.…

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LAKEFRONT NEW GRIST SORGHUM BEER

Crisply clean clear golden session beer merely another bad gluton-free offshoot. Lime-fizzed sharp-hopped sourdough stint jolted by cloy 7-Up sucker punch. A trace of rice underscores sorghum slouch.…

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