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Brewed by Brasserie Dunham
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Dunham, Canada
Serve in English pint

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common

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Extra special bitter de seigle. Robe acajou, alliant la richesse épicée des malts de seigle, aux houblons américains. Caractéristiques : Amère, Sucrée, Houblonnée, ambrée, cuivrée.


beerbuzzmontreal's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, - OCT 28, 2012
Pours a cloudy amber color with a thin light brown head. Solid aroma of resinous hops, toasted malt, caramel and rye. Very good flavor of toasted malt, caramel, rye and resinous hops. The body is medium with an oily texture and moderate carbonation. I didn’t expect much, from a rye ESB, but this is very well made and definitely enjoyable.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maximet (140) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
Dark copper with a tiny light brown foam. Light caramel, spicy, slight cookie. A little bitter, dry and bitter finish. Medium body, slick, average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
erickok (4306) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 2, 2015
Interesting aroma that mixes caramel malts, some biscuit, some red apple and cinnamon with English earthy yeast. The Anglosaxon verion of the Belgian dubbel. Much more bitter though. In fact this is very bitter in deed. And I dig it; it gives the already earthy beer an even drier feel. (Bottle fro Saveur Bière)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (10502) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2015
Fast klare orangebraune Farbe, große gelbliche Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, schön hopfig, bitter, würzig. Geschmack sehr hopfig, reife Früchte, trocken, würzig, hohe Malzigkeit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yourilevesque (404) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
Bière ambré et foncée au-dessus de laquelle il aurait été agréable de retrouver un collet mousseux. Sans une petite mousse, aussi subtile eut-elle été, le tout paraît quelque peu déséquilibré. Mon nez note du caramel et de la fraise. Quelques notes de melon d’eau également mais la fraise est proéminente. En bouche, la bière affiche un corps ni trop rond ni trop mince. Les saveurs évoluent de la céréale au sucré et le tout s’achève dans une longue finale amère - d’une amertume de grain. Bière bien balancée et facile à boire qui complète à merveille une soirée de Hockey!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippyHop (450) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2015
Pour is amber with a thin off-white cap. Nose is kind of timid.caramel/toffee, honey, roasted grain, pepper and faint earthy/floral hops. Taste is where everything pops. Sweet, peppery malt with a bitter piney, floral finish. This bottle ain’t young, and this stuff is even better when it’s fresh, but it’s still delicious. Nice exaggerated ESB.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ametras (781) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
341ml bottle. Hazy copper with a foamy off-white head. Flavors are toasted cereals, toffee, pine resin, alcohol and pepper with earthy, herbal and fruity notes. Generous bitterness. Medium body, good carbonation, oily texture.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dandeman (654) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
De petits accents terreux se dégagent subtilement du premier nez, puis, le pain toasté entre en jeu en de multiples déclinaisons de croute, de pain frais, de rôtie légèrement brulée. L’action du caramel sucré se décline aussi en brioche et en beigne au miel. Le liquide se présente cuivré très foncé, presque brun. Il se coiffe d’une mousse beige, à persistance moyenne et à densité acceptable. L’attaque est maltée avec des notes de pain et de caramel, suivi d’une finale terreuse qui attaque l’arrière de la langue en y laissant une sensation d’âpreté, de sécheresse, avec de toutes petites notes de conifères. Le seigle lui confère une belle rondeur en bouche. Excellente ESB. À boire à température pièce pour maximiser les flaveurs.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoned99 (506) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle from William J. Walter Blainville. Aroma: nuts, roasted rye, a hint of caramel. App : hazy brown, and even murky, and huge beige head. Taste taste and palate: medium body, light sweetness, long medium dry bitter finish. Light carbonation. Overall : so good, unfortunately mine gushed so I only had half of the bottle left but will definitely buy again. Really enjoyed the aroma of this beer and the mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
glennmastrange (2431) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle. Moderate to heavy straw, cereal and nutty for the malt, light hop and yeast notes of herbs and leather, with hints of wood and faint spice. Head is large, frothy turning rocky, beige, with excellent lacing and is fully lacing. Color is hazy light red/brown. Flavor starts moderately acidic, then the long finish is lightly acidic then moderately to heavily bitter. Palate is medium, with a fizzy carbonation hiding the slick texture. Pretty tasty ESB, plenty bitter, but nothing offensive.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
manuelMTL (237) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2015
From 341 ml bottle in tulip. Pours a dark, opaque brown with a huge frothy off-white head. Nose is earthy, woody with floral hops. Taste is maple syrup, but rather dry, walnuts, biscuit malts and a long piney bitterness. Some hoppy fruitiness. Spiciness from the rye. Easy to drink beer! Very pleasant!


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