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Apocalypse Ale Works Glorious Dead ESB

Apocalypse Ale Works Glorious Dead ESB
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Made with the finest English malts and hops. Maris Otter and crystal malts give this rich mahogany ale mouth watering caramel maltiness.The English Challenger and Kent Golding hops impart herbal flavors and aromas that finish gloriously smooth and mellow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (6341) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2016
Draft at the brewery, served in a plastic cup. Sweeter than hoppy, but quite enjoyable. I had a pretty hard time distinguishing between the Glorious Dead ESB and Hoppacolypse ... the Dead is perhaps a shade redder than the oranger DIPA, but the flavor and characteristics are pretty subtle. (#6224/5, 7/13/2016)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Keg @ WoB, C’ville. Sort of hazy amber color with a creamy head. Points off for appearance. Nose is very sweet. Caramel apple and toffee. Taste is pretty strongly hopped for what it’s supposed to be. Tree sap and leafy green bitterness. Caramel malt. Pain au chocolate. Medium body, soft carbonation. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Serving: Draft at MacDowell Brew Kitchen. Brown pour. Nutty, malty nose. Slight pine resin bitterness in this ESB with a well-balanced malt sweetness. Slight toasted nut and caramel note flavors as well. Medium bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HellesBunny666 (243) - Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Sweet fruit aromas, honey. Light body. Bitter, a little metallic. Caramelized flavor. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2013
10/5/2013. Sampled at VA Hop Fest. pours amber color with a white head. Malty aromas with caramel. Caramel flavors with medium carbonation. Light hops. Good without being interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14930) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Draft at GABF. Pours clear copper with white head. Nose and taste of light hops, malt, grass and touch of toffee. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Draft @ brewery. Pours a deep copper. Slight cream head. Nice sweet malt aroma, a bit metallic. Taste is sweet, roast, caramel, grass, nice big bitter bite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (5646) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Copper nose, with a little honey. Clear copper, medium yellow head, minimal lacing. Less metallic on the palate, dark honey and dried leaves are detected. A tad fizzy, especially for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (738) - Radford, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Sampled at the brewery, then poured two more full beers! Pours a clear reddish gold color, moderate head, some lacing. Nicely balanced malt sweetness and hop bitternessred gold, nicely balanced malt sweetness and hop bitterness. There are toasted grains and caramel flavors and a bit of citrus hop bitterness. Very drinkable!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (7480) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 4, 2013
32oz growler I picked up from Lost Rhino when they did their Apocalypse Ale tap takeover. Pours a hazy, light brown with some thin, white head. Nose is malty, some orange peel, some diacetyl, cracker. Flavor is the same, a little boozy actually, lemon rind, pear, malt. Wet finish. A touch messy.

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