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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Bitter's "Extra Special" comes in the form of toasted malt - just a touch to enhance the biscuit tones in the malt. Light to moderate hop profile and a touch of sweetness to balance, this pale/orange British ESB lands right between our Bitter and IPA for an enjoyable refreshing ale.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2007
On tap at the brewpub on 6/23/07: Pours an effervescent bright copper with a nicely-lacing web of white head. Aroma of lightly sweet toasty caramel malt with some faint English hops. Body starts with a nice light caramel malty sweetness and good lightly piny flavoring and bitter hops toward a crisp, balanced finish. A good ESB.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Draft @ Brewpub: Copper color, ruby, nice white head and great lacing. Nose of bright caramel and a sweet chewy mouthfeel. Balanced in every way, so it’s a nice drinker, but just doesn’t really explode anything out at you.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 06/23/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

hazy amber, creamy beige head, lots of drippy lace, light malt aroma, caramel malt flavor, light sweetness is well balanced by a light bitterness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5145) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 1, 2007
On tap at RBSG 07. An amber pour with an aroma of malt and light hops. A light malt flavor with a good hop bitter that grows on the back of your tongue. Slightly thin but good solid smooth mouthfeel. A good ESB.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kreepindeth (404) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 11, 2007
Pours a nutty amber color. Aroma of some earth and lemony hops. Pleasing malty biscuity mouthfeel with a very dry finish. Enjoyable, but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2007
Pours amber to hazzlenut brown with a creamy lasting of white head. Aroma of malt and bitterhops blend. Very low on carbonation. Dry blend of mainly malt and some bitterness, nutty. Finish is dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 28, 2007
Lightly hazed amber body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, earthy, some grassy, caramel. Taste is medium sweet, earthy, light grain, herbal. Light-medium body with light stickiness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2007
RBSG 2007 Pub Crawl. Great lacing, great head, nose got stronger with warming. Floral nose and taste, slightly bitter in the finish. A decent drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2007
RBSG 2007 Pub Crawl: Poured copper with a white head. Aroma, floral and earthy, with some caramel malts. Flavor, earthy caramel, some light fruity notes, toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2007
RBSG 07 tap at brewpub. Pours a nice medium amber with a fluffy lasting off white head. Aroma is lightly sweet caramel malts, and good english floral hops but doenst get into the tannic tea-like quality- stays flowery and lightly sweet. Herbal and floral hop sin the flavor- hints of toffeeand nuts, caramel malts and a good clean bitterness. Solid ESB as expected.


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