ACHops (870) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ Chuck’s 85th. Pours medium amber with aged malt aroma. Taste is dark caramel malts with faint hops on the back. I get just a bit of oak, it’s not dominant. Interesting to see a west coast beer hopped this lightly Definitely a bitter and not my favorite style, but the bump of hops and FW quality make this easy to drink.
Cool_Bond (1799) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Light aroma of toffee. The taste is bitter, caramel and malty. Okay bitterness that fills the mouth a weak moment. Good beer anyway. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.
AndyReynolds (1011) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - MAR 16, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I really don’t get much of a barrel aged note in the aroma. Kinda more of that English hop, malt bill. The flavor does bring out a crisp wood character, but not what I was expecting at all. Very subtle, if at all. Mostly typical ESP flavor.
rgf001 (175) - München, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2015
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Sample bought as part of a Costco pack. Air of malt aroma but not much else no aroma defects. Taste balance is off. Oxidation most likely. Firestone knows what they are doing so I will reevaluate with another bottle.
BOSSbrewer (2255) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 15, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at home. Pours a clear beautiful amber copper with one finger of off white head. Aroma was malty and some pine. Flavor had some malt and was earthy and grassy. Wanted malt sweetness and toffee but tasted earthy and dirty. Not unpleasant but not great.
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trapped (1068) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 10, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Rich amber color with very small off white foamy head, slight caramel aroma, low carbonation, roasted malt taste, thin body, abrupt finish, More like a bitter than an ESB.
BroSpud (1793) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle. Pours a light amber with a thin off white head. Not so sure about this one. Easy drinking enough but not real exciting. Sweet malt and fruit notes. It’s alright but was expecting something better from Firestone.
VertBaconStrips (2137) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Found at Tony Roma’s across from Disneyland. Obviously I expected more from this despite not having a clue what the style was going in cuz the staff had no idea. Was pretty plain. Light fruit and a bit of citrus, hearty bread, quite carbonated, very mellow. I think the food off the kids menu we had at the table was more interesting.
ANZUShophunter (28) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle. Nice head on amber body with modest aroma. Rich, complex taste with nice notes from the oak. An enjoyable twist on an ESB.
seehaferb23 (27) - - FEB 25, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
This is a nice English Style Ale for the MSRP of $5 with a nice malty taste.
high_on_hops (730) - Burlingame, California, USA - FEB 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a medium hold with a white head and lacing. It has a nice aroma of pale malt and some piney hops. The flavor is malt up front with a slightly bitter backbone and balanced finish over a medium body.
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