Brewed by Brewfist
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Codogno (LO), Italy
Serve in English pint


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Extra Special Bitter

Malti: Pale, Crystal, Chocolate, Monaco
Luppoli: Challenger, First Gold, Bramling Cross, East Kent Golding

Birra di ispirazione anglosassone. Di colore rosso carico presenta note caramellate e tostate accompagnate dall’aroma tipico dei luppoli inglesi e da un finale amaro ed equilibrato…

tderoeck's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (6212) - Gent, - JUL 28, 2012
27/VII/2012 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: 30/IV/13 - (2012-762)

Clear amber red beer, big yellow to beige creamy head, very stable, adhesive. Aroma: citrus, little metallic, grassy, some paint, touch of caramel sweetness, some overripe fruits. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: citric start, pretty fruity, grassy, bitter hops, some grapefruit, caramel and malty backbone. Aftertaste: some toast, caramel, bit grassy, some citrus. ESB? I’d say APA, but that’s just me... I’m suspecting American hops in this one...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (13954) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Keg at Archea - Florence. Pours a rather fetching clear Amber with a thick, creamy tan cap. The aroma holds dried berries, faint leathery earth and toasted grains. Medium sweet flavorbwith slight grassy hops, crackers, leaves, more dried berries, fruit leather. Light-medium bodied with average carbonation. Moderately sweet on their josh but still pretty well balanced, with more fruits, some ripe orange, grain, leafy and grassy bitterness. Not bad. Pretty good take on a British style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SeniorZozo (269) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 22, 2015
Extra Special Bitter in bottle at Beerspecialist Budapest. This is a tipical ESB with a little better feelings. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luca78 (22) - ITALY - MAY 26, 2015
On tap. Nothing of special and not so drinkable. No flavour and bold. To much malty for me. Forgettable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (3926) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Red brown colour. Aroma of toasty caramel malts. Flavour has a great blend of hop bitterness and sweet, toasty malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (3832) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 12, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - amber brown coloured pour with off-white head. Medium sweet toasty and light roasted malty aroma and taste, some caramel, some vague grassy and herbal twiggy hop notes, pretty light body. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BaroneBirra (319) - Gorizia, ITALY - APR 11, 2015
Pours reddish with small creamy head. Aroma is quite weak, but pleasant. Nice balance of hops and malts, but a little to much bitterness in the final

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1880) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle a dark golden yellow amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts some caramel fruits citrus spicy and hops flavor malts spicy fruits citrus earthly notes and hops

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vili (145) - FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
33cl bottle. Clear medium brown pour with thick off-white head. Aromas of rye bread, copper and herbs. Taste is heavy bitter, burned bread and sweet malt. Medium carbonation, light palate. Aftertaste is hoppy and sour burned malts come from the background. Average bitter, well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (857) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: hazy orange, medium white head Aroma: Citrus, pine, caramel Palate: Light to medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (13808) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2015
Tap @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Hazy brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 060115

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 17

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50