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RATINGS: 603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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A full body, ambrosial maltiness, and an arousing hoppy bite. This beer is not for the light beer drinker or those desiring no aftertaste.
Note: Formerly known as Belk's ESB.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Landmonger (156) - USA - JUN 15, 2013
Poured from bottle into an English Pint glass, it is a caramel color with a thin head, the aroma is malt and some sweetness, taste is malt up front and then gives way to hoppy bitterness that is pronounced, overall a nice ESB

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MikeJslc (767) - USA - MAY 6, 2013
Deep gold, hazy, off-white head. Aroma of grainy-sweet malt with a little caramel, spicy-herbal hop aroma with a little citrus in there. Flavor is biscuity and grainy with a little honey sweetness, followed by a soft herbal hop flavor, finishes with a moderate spicy hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1969) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
Nice solid brew. Golden yellowish body with a head of thin wispy beige and the aroma has mild spiced hops, grapefruit and a mild caramelized biscuity malt. Well balanced and crisp, clean flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (12241) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2013
Bottle @ Torben Mathews tasting. Clear amber with big off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel and hop. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, little toasted, medium sweet and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14459) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 23, 2013
Bottle @ Torben Mathews tasting. Nice head with excellent duration. Color is golden/amber. Aroma and taste are hops, malt, fruits, caramel and pine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (12957) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 20, 2013
Bottle @ Torben Matthews tasting. Clear amber with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 170413

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2013
It pours a hazy light amber orange with a small head that looks like off white styrofoam. The nose has a bit of caramel, a slight metallic note, slight floral notes, and a slight fruitiness. The flavor has a forward pine bitterness with lots of caramel, toast, maybe a slight touch of butterscotch, and a slight fruitiness. Medium body with soft carbonation leading to a dry finish. Really nice brew! -Fish!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RedSox2004 (1411) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
Orange/gold with a bright white fluffy head and nice sticky lace. Biscuity malt aromas with a touch of citrus. Caramel and biscuity malt flavors, slight floral hops presence that grows to a cutting bitterness. Medium body, lively carbonation, sticky mouthfeel and a crisp finish. ,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2194) - Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2013
Hazy amber/gold color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of malt/yeast, dusty hops, & caramel; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel/toffee, hops, light fruit, and some citrus; Finish is dry and slightly bitter; Pretty decent ESB.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WVHouseofBeer (924) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 8, 2013
Very nice malty aromas consisting of caramel, toasted malt and herbs. Flavors were good but not as strong as the aromas and were a bit more hoppy. Pours a beautiful amber color with a relatively small white head that left some lacing. Mouthfeel was a bit thin with a moderatly bitter finish. Overall an excellent and hoppy ESB.

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