Cigar City Minaret ESB
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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Pours amber in color with notes of caramel and slight hints of red delicious apple in the aroma. Flavor has a moderate earthy and herbal hop bitterness followed by moderate caramel notes that are subdued by floral hop bitterness in the finish. A damn good and authentic ESB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2653) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Tap, nitro. Light aromas of bread, harbs and leaves. Head is large, cascading light tan with thick creamy lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is light brown. Flavor starts slightly acidic, then finishes lightly to moderately bitter. Palate is medium, creamy with a soft carbonation. Super easy drinking and nice tasting ESB.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hippiemusic (58) - Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Wow. Snd i dont like ESBs. Very creamy mouthfeel to this 5.0abv brew. Not as bitter as you would think. Again my favorite brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (5208) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Owl Farm, Brooklyn nitro tap: Pours a smooth looking amber with a creamy head. Aroma is caramel, dirt, and some hops. Taste is a little sweet, with relatively little bitterness. Plenty of caramel. Very easy to drink and smooth. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (3058) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Nitro at Pinocchio’s. Brown with a smooth head, the aroma is caramel with a hint of fruit. The flavor is caramel sweet with some of the fruit. A touch of work along with just a bit of bitterness to balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3140) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Pours clean translucent copper with a big creamy light beige head! Aroma brings light clean sweet malts and a bit of apple. Flavor brings sweet malts with a tiny touch of clean apple tart and bitterness expected from the style. The body is super creamy and pleasant on nitro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Macegan75 (816) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Nitro Draft at RR. Pours golden tan with big nitro head. Nose is bread and biscuits. First sip is similar with mild spicy hop finish. Would probably be better on CO2.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (5609) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2015
pours plum color with huge creamy head, lacing was full. Off white head. Aromas and flavor of dark fruit, nice caramel malt, and nuts. Light hops, needed more but Could crush a bunch of these. Well done English style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
paintedmaple (671) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Tap...one of the thickest, creamiest heads that I have ever seen on a beer. The beer itself is also very creamy with a great mouthfeel. Taste is earthy fruit, sweet malt and a bit of hop bitterness. A very tasty ESB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6614) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Nitro tap. Pours clear amber with a standard creamy beige nitro head, nice lacing. Aroma is light caramel, grass, biscuit. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, caramel, a touch nutty upfront, with floral notes behind. A bit of orange on the finish. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettTaylor (737) - Radford, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Poured at brewery. Pours a lightly red gold. Nice malt and caramel notes. Great with burger.

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