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RATINGS: 903   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Anvil ESB is our interpretation of a traditional British-style pub ale. Deep amber in color, a toasty character from British malts and a touch of kettle caramelization blend seamlessly with a mild English hop profile. Its delicate balance of flavors will keep you coming back pint after pint, making it a complex creation we’re proud to call our flagship beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2015
22 oz. bottle at home. Pours a slightly hazy tea like brown color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted bread, caramel, some fruity hop character, mild citrus, floral, some cookie like malts, interesting, tasty bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23359) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015. Clear orange coloured with a small off-white ehad. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and rbead. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, bread and hops. Hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (1028) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - MAY 11, 2015
red brown pour. some tan head. citrus leaves leather. Tastes grassy malty tobacco slight caramel. rye like spice. chocolate. toasted grains. high carb. finish well balanced 60% bitter and 40% sweet.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vjohans (418) - SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2015
@green cbc 2015 very smooth,light bitter, medium sweet, full body, could drink this all day long

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (873) - Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Chestnut brown off white head. Aroma toasty and grainy. Taste is bready with tobacco, some nuttiness and burnt toast and earthy hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (630) - NORWAY - MAY 6, 2015
Pours clear amber. aroma is malty, taste is malty, nice balance. refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (3345) - FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Deep amber, clear. Rich bready caramels, slight chocolately, herbal, almost black tea-y, hoppyness on nose. Med bodied, med bittered, dry bready herbal finish. Clean, flavourful. Ok, decent drinker, easily likable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (769) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 21, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: hazy chestnut color, small creamy off-white head. Aroma: Very fruity, caramel, notes of citrus and grass. Palate: medium body, average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeAndrews (30) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Pours a hazy dark orangey-brown with a small white head. Subtle aroma of earthy hops with just enough caramel malt to balance it out. Flavour is a perfect balance of sweet malt and fruity hops -- it’s really tasty and goes down so easy. Medium bodied.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jkempa (23) - - APR 4, 2015
I really enjoyed this. More full flavored than a traditional bitter you'd get in England. Well balanced.


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