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Columbia River ESB
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A nice balance between Malt and hops that was designed around the old English Style beers.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12680) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Keg at the brewpub, 11/11/14. Clear golden with a moderate off white swirl. Nose is biscuit, light hops, toasted sugar, dark fruit notes. Taste comprises biscuit malt, toffee, straw, earthy. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok ESB.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4112) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 5, 2015
deep amber color. Dried apricots and cherries in the nose, soft hops. Nice malty backbone with decent earthiness, apricots and cherries. Nice lingering light hoppy finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarlacc83 (1363) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. A: Caramel color, thin white head, some lacing. N: Peppercorn, biscuit, earth, leafiness, and tobacco. T: Lightly sweet, lightly bitter. M: Lighter body, creamy carbonation. O: Similar to the blonde, more earthy and peppercorn forward. I could drink more of this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (7230) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 31, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear copper color with a medium white head. A light fruity herbal nose. The flavor is biscuit, marmalade, tea, fairly fruity and hoppy. Pretty nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7071) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 28, 2014
medium brownish pour. Quite bitter in flavor for the style, otherwise pretty classic ESB. Lightly nutty and malty with enough hop flavor to balance. A little extra bite in the finish."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (9425) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Sample from firkin at the 6th Annual Rogue Firkin Fest at Green Dragon. Pours a clear copper-orange color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel malt and ripe fruit. Light-bodied with flavors of earthy hops, malt and red fruit. The finish is sweet with a short malty aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ration (2021) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 14, 2012
140712. Tap at Baileys taproom. Pours cloudy copper with a small head. Aroma crystal malts, some hops. Stale cask style taste. Not Bad.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shink (177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear copper color with a thin white head. Constant bubbles rising to the top of the glass. Smell is mild and balanced. The taste is mild and balanced without being bland. Slightly hoppy, but not overly so. An excellent beer for any beer drinker.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - JUL 23, 2011
Draught. Crisp clean flavour and finish. Light bodied, medium head and light lacing. A good bier on a hot day

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hophazard (193) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 17, 2011
Slight carmel tones. Amber hued with a thin head. Good deal of sweet and spicy hops. Finishes very dry. Carmel malt nicely supports bitterness. Thin and easily drinkable. High on hop flavor for the style, but I prefer it this way. Very sessionable.


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