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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
A malty, reddish-copper-colored ale with strong hop character, allusive to the goddess Athena, patroness of warriors, weaving and wisdom. Bittered with Chinook and finished with Cascade and Columbus hops. Gold Medal Winner 2003 & 2004 GABF ESB Category.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12513) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 26, 2004
(draft) Clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, molasses. Taste is medium sweet, pine, grapefruit. Light-medium body, some resin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2004
Tap@Elysian. American style ESB, lots of aromatic pacific north west hops. Some toffee apple in there, with a tangy hoppy finish, a little bit earthy aswell. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2004
Ruby pour light head and some lace. Lightly roasted malts, bitter hops, with citrus and some pine. Bitter hops, sweet malts, some caramel hints in the flavors. Nicely balanced between the malts and hops. The palate is fruity and hoppy and the finish is a touch bitter. I find this beer to be fairly well balanced. But that’s my opinion and I could be right.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAY 15, 2004
Ruby orange, firefly colored with lots of lacing & sticky head. The aroma is citrusy with hops and sweet maltiness. The flavor is moderately bitter with some good caramel malts & a scosch of pnw bitterness. Light diactyl in the tail & finish. Not bad, good esb, seems too bitter and unbalanced though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heykevin (1281) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - MAR 14, 2004
Golden amber. Attractive hop aroma. Malt is caramelly sweet, but mostly mundane. Unbalanced toward bitterness. Somewhat reminiscent of Rogue YSB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SETANTA (582) - Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2004
Deep amber, excellent clarity, cascade aroma, very hoppy for an ESB (more like an India Brown Ale). Balanced on the side of bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 28, 2004
Copper colored with a thin floating tan head and nice lacing. The aroma isn't strong but there are hints of caramel and hops. Light and creamy with a nice combination of caramel, and nut like malt flavors. Followed by a hoppy finish that leaves a touch of bitterness in the throat and the back of the tongue tingling. A perfect finish to a nice tasting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3866) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2004
Copper color out of the bottle with a thin, off-white head. Bitter hops are promised in the nose and they are present in the flavor, but more subtle. Bready malt sweetness balancing the hops that are there. I bet it would be better with food.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (1981) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JAN 20, 2004
22oz. Bomber: This one poured a fairly clear, pretty much copper color. There was a decent head off-white, but it dissapated quickly. There was very little lacing down the glass. The aroma is mainly grapefruit hops, with a hint of pine. The taste was a good balance of malts and bitterness. A pretty decent ESB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 20, 2004
On tap at Redbones: Clear orange color with a thin white head. Light flowery hops aroma, smooth drinking without much carbonation, ends lightly bitter and crisp. Went great with BBQ.

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