Cigar City Minaret ESB
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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1272) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3 ounce sampler at the Grovetoberfest Miami beer festival 10/13/12. Very good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (685) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Aroma not memorable, but sweet. Low carbonation with a blend of sweet malts and bitter hops. Overall not a bad ESB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroadestTom (211) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Aroma caramel, cereal, citrus, Appearance amber, clear, white foam, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, Overall a nice light refreshing beer that I would suggest to a friend

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7879) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2015
Nitro @ CCB. Brune-ambrée, col crémeux blanc-cassé. Arôme au bouquet grillé, malté UK, touche un peu chocolatée, caramel avec un fini houblonné modéré, fleuri et fruité. Palais est léger malté, grillé, malt anglais avec une pointe de Marris, fruité léger noir et un complété par une amertume bien agréable et en balance au niveau d’une inspiration noble anglaise + qcq éléments herbacé. Fini est légèremetn poudreux.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
asheft (2739) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
On tap at Rattle and Hum, NYC. Slightly sour peanut aroma with faint citrus and apricot esters. Hazy tawny bronze under an eternal, nitro, off-white blanket. Sourish, slightly woody apricot and brown sugar flavour with moderate bitterness and a dry finish. Medium light body, moderate to light carbonation, smooth but dry feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (3117) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 18, 2015
On tap at the Pinglehead brewpub. This ESB is fine looking but otherwise unexceptional, Body is smooth but too thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
didierlewallon (229) - ponferrada, SPAIN - MAR 15, 2015
Cerveza de color ámbar con una cabeza de color ámbar claro. Aroma frutal, malta caramelo y café tostado. Sabor amargo suave a lúpulo, seguido de malta caramelo con un final floral en el acabado, muy agradable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (1591) - Georgia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Ancient rating from Hunahpu’s Day 2012, I recently found my tasting notes. Figured why waste good ticks…. citrusy and slightly funky. but overall crisp and good malt core for an esb. sessionable for sure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2284) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Nitro pour at Poes Jacksonville. Pours dark Amber with dense head. Light aroma of malts - hidden due to the dense nitro head. Light orange, lemon, some dark fruit, sponge cake, metal, a bit of coke... Pretty dull all in all. Drinkable enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14264) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Tap with nitro at RNH, Nyc. Clear copper color, creamy brownish head. Aroma has toffee and even some coffee toasted notes. Light to medium-bodied. Creamy palate of course. Light toffee, even a bit unclean feeling, maybe from tap? Grassy light hops and some fruityness. Dissapointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (5466) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Good malt backbone. Pours golden amber with great head and lacing on nitro. Creamy texture as a result. Tap at Rattle and Hum.

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