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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Uncle Jesseís personal favorite. This big beer is available year-round. The ESB is a rich, copper-colored ale with a balanced flavor profile featuring toasted malts, fresh hops and a pleasant finishing sweetness.


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2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gururyan (640) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 24, 2014
From can into snifter pours a clear, deep ruby...not amber like others have noted. Once thick and frothy head quickly disappeared. Taste is more roasted and malty than hoppy...again, not like others saying it's quite hoppy. Not a bad beer, would prefer more hop and lighter palette though. This, to me, is more of a red than an ESB. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartzluke (93) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 29, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated bomber into Spiegelau IPA glass. Light brown with a strong, lasting head and notable lacing. Nose is biscuit, bread, herbal, and incredibly yeasty. Mouthfeel is creamy. Taste is alright. Nice about of bitterness, but the aftertaste is a little metallic (might be an old bottle?). Iím getting biscuit and a leafy-taste. Not too remarkable, but a good session beer. Happy to see more quality craft beers in this part of the country.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (2019) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a shaker. Hazy amber with medium beige head. Aroma is light herbal hops, medium body, medium carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is caramel malt, toast, herbal hops, and light finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
biggsbowler (447) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Can - pours light Amber. Malty bitter nose and taste. Itís pretty good for a style I donít care for.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
50belair (2773) - Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Can, thanks to Hopscotch. Amber pour with a white head. Bitter hoppy aromas. Not a a bad ESB. Bland bitter hop notes dominate. Average body and mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mbutler91c (18) - Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA - DEC 31, 2014
I quite like this brew, but I like it better from the firkin tap and beer engine pull and special release blend. A coppery pour with a nice head, lingering lacing, and an overall drinkability that works well year round.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boozedude (2165) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 23, 2014
can from a store intulso, poured ito a glass, with my pal at the DUB, reddish clear pour with big white head, crisp goodness, I lie ite

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1491) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Nice. One of my personally favorite styles. This one is quite good all the way around. I would prefer more mouthfeel (slipperiness) and perhaps a bit more maltiness, but overall, solid, good, and cannot complain.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (7441) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Can tracked down by my parents - thanks! Murky orangish-brown pour with a huge foamy head. Aroma is earthy, bready, and lightly spicy. Taste is malty, earthy, light spice. Not bad at all.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (14694) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear golden color, beige head. Aroma of lightly toasted biscuit. Taste is more biscuit and burnt caramel. Light body.


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