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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 41   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (4351) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - APR 20, 2014
Draught in a flight at the MLT brewpub. Pours a clear light amber color. Nose has some light grassy elements to it, and seems a bit bitter. Taste is only slightly bitter, but has some hints of malty sweetness to it. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (4740) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Draft at Mountlake Terrace brewpub. Darker sweet orange-brown, soapy head. Malty caramel. Medium syrup body, dry bitter. bready yeast. Solid, if a little boring, ESB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19387) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2012
Draught at the brewpub, 6.1% ABV
Dark amber color. Light aroma of caramel. Good body strength; quite good caramel flavor, correct bitterness.
Not complex, but fine ESB.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Nice english style bitter that had a good malt balance and nice mouthfeel although it may have been a little carbonated and not totally my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6737) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 19, 2011
Clear caramel color/ lasting white head; nice lacing. Toasted, spicy caramel aromas with a whiff of pit fruit. Smooth medium body. Spicy sweet toasted caramel, marshmallow, grainy malt flavors--good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (9411) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 2, 2011
My Bottom Line:
Toasted malts and their caramelized counterparts are bothered by dusty minerals before bitter hop resins conclude an otherwise drinkable Extra Special Bitter.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the hazy dark amber, lacing well.
-That dusty impression, present in all of their brews that day, was akin to hard tap water.
-The flavor profile was a tad too generic to be memorable.
-This remains balanced throughout.

On tap at the Front St. brewpub

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14178) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 14, 2011
Tap at the brewpub. Pours ruddy amber with a creamy beige head. Floral aroma over a caramel backdrop. Med body. Nice mild roast caramel backbone with a lot of earthy/flroal hop. Died and gone to England.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jercraigs (9877) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2010
2010-07-01. Crisp golden amber body with a small off-white head and lace. 3+ Flavour is mild, pleasant light bitterness throughout, hints at citrus in the finish but a vegetal hop character spoils the effect. Aroma is mild, grainy malt, brief caramel and mild hops. Average palate, on the light side. Meh. On tap at Diamond Knot, Mukilteo

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 15, 2010
[3052-20100701] Tap. Toasted malt aroma has a hint of maple. Clear, orange amber body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head and some lacing. Toasted bread malt flavour is fairly grainy. Medium body. Good, could stand even more malt.
(@ brewpub, Mukilteo, WA)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
highibus (798) - Vail, Arizona, USA - MAR 11, 2010
Light copper with no real head. Light aroma. Lightly sweet but not much else going on. Decent

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