Bull & Bush The Tower ESB
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2707) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Pretty good for an ESB, which I usually dont care for. Not much to the aroma. Medium hop notes carry through a solid caramel-malt body. Notes: Pub visit during ’09 GABF

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (1031) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUN 28, 2016
16.9 ounce bottle. Pours an unclear copper with a thin beige head. Taste is of malt, caramel, some grapefruit, pine, resin and grass. Slightly cleaner aroma. Has a decent body with a slight dry and bitter finish. Easy to drink and enjoyable, but a little underwhelming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DenverLogan (1100) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Poured from a bottle into a Delirium Noel chalace. Pours amber with head and lace. Aroma of toffee, peanut brittle, malts. Significant carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Flavors of rich grains, grapefruit rind, minerals, malts. Overall decent for style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6737) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Clear amber color with ivory head. Spicy caramel, fruity, yeasty aromas. Medium bodied. Nice spicy caramel, pit fruit, light toast flavors----smooth finsh__ good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
George999 (410) - Colorado, USA - DEC 20, 2014
From the tap - aroma is hops hints of citrus, pour is clear Amber in color, taste is hops smooth and finish is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle into a glass. Pours deep copper/brown. Persistent off-white head. Aroma of light caramel, roasted nuts, sugar. Taste is the same...nutty, caramel, lightly bitter, hints of grass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ravenwater (8) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2014 does not count
Deep copper, clear. Light beige head persists well. Aroma: Light cereal note-not unpleasant, moderate caramel, light toffee, aroma hops not really apparent. Flavor: Buttery medium caramel, low pleasant fruity esters, earthy floral hops flavor enriches, Has perhaps a hint of chocolate malt here. Has typical elements of ESB in pretty good balance - no real complaints here. Bittering level is right - bitterness lingers in aftertaste as does slight spiciness (hops). Improves as it warms and malty qualities come forward. Definitely worth a repeat for me (I love British beers in general). BJCP

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (3434) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a medium, well retained, ivory head over a slightly hazy medium amber (SRM 12) body.....nose is light cereal, mild toffee/caramel.....taste is moderate roasted grain, cereal, toast, biscuit, slight sweetness of a toffee.caramel, finishing with a moderately bitter, non American hop tone....mouth feel, medium body, minimal astringency. This is a fairly typical ESB, with all of the usual characteristics. It is a bit unclean. BJCP 8/3/14/4/7

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (5204) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Dark gold appearance with an off-white head, mostly diminishing. Aroma of butterscotch, caramel malts, toffee and light bitter hops. Similar flavor, mildly sweet with an average body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
On tap @ Bull & Bush. Amber pour with a white head. Butter, toast, and candy. Plum, raisin, and more butter on the nose. Weird spicy hops and some BO. Flavor is so damn buttery. Sweet, sugary, and toasty. Plum, raisin, and spicy hops. Weird funk and grass. Blech.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pour is clear amber with a long-lasting white head. Somewhat fruity, citrusy, bready, biscuit, cereal, and grassy aroma. Taste is cereal, grain, grass, earthy, dirty, somewhat bland, and fruity with a light bitter finish. Light body with high carbonation. Meh.

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