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RATINGS: 878   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Bright copper color, sparkling clarity, and good foam retention when properly served. Appealing Brussels lace. Deep toasty/caramelly malt balanced by spicy/fruity hop flavors accented by fruit esters resulting from fermentation with a championship yeast strain. The aroma is subtle and reflects the flavor with malt, hop and fruit (ester)/fermentation characteristics. Smooth, medium-bodied. Easy drinking with no harsh or astringent sensations.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wvhoran (387) - Tasmania, - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle. Bright red-amber with a tan head. The aroma is toasty, caramel, citrus fruits (hops). The flavour is lightly sweet, with toffee, orange and lemon. Faint but persisting bitterness. Well made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear copper pour with a white head. Aromas of biscuit, caramel, and slight nuttiness. Flavor is similar with just a touch of bitterness in the finish. Very drinkable. Great example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
loubar (123) - Los Gatos, California, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a crystal clear dark copper/amber color with an off-white head. Aroma is malty and yeasty with a touch of candied dark fruit. Taste is nutty, toasty malt with a mild roasty bitterness at the end. The grassy hops flavor builds on the tongue as you drink but is minimal. Well balanced. Good carbonation. Love the 5.5 ABV. Rich, but not too rich.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mybrainhurts (370) - North Dakota, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Herbal, aged toffee, and salted cashew aroma. Flavors of toasted caramel, biscuits, ripe cherries, candied fruits, with a slight bitter finish. Easy drinking and a wonderful example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2737) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear copper with a fizzy off white head. Tastes nutty, like dry toast, dry roasted malt, very earthy and woody. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like wood, earth, booze, and very roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4885) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Big bottle from Appellation Wines - Cheers Ash! - shared with jeevan. Pours hazy amber/copper, thick off-white head, quite high carbonation, bit prickly in fact. Red fruits and nut aromas, very nutty. Creamy texture, light sweet taste. Touch of caramel and more nuttiness. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2154) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 23, 2014
On tap at their tasting room. Pours a copper brown with a thin off white head. Aroma is nutty and caramel. Flavor follows with smooth caramel. Really nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spittle8 (124) - California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Poured from a bottle, San Diego. Strong head, deep amber, maybe brown. Powerful malty aroma. Very sweet beer. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1682) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Aroma: intense bread and grain malts, some caramel. Appearance: clear, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: very malty, some hay and straw, grains and cereals otherwise. Overall: very nice ESB, great aroma. Pint at AleSmith Brewing Company, San Diego.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2259) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Draft at the growler NYC. Pours a dark butterscotch looking color with a thick head that fades. Taste is easy drinking malty and nutty. Would love to try on cask

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