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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Golden color, Vienna malt aroma, lightly toasted malt flavor, light body.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Flight at GI Grains and phenols. Sweet and floral. Dry grain flavors with an odd toastiness. Toast is strong in the finish. Really dry somewhat bitter. Not bad. 6/3/7/3/13

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Cask at Clybourn. Transparent honey once settled, thick puffy white head reducing to ring on the glass. Nose is estery with pear, plum, and light toast, bit of dusty wood. Flavor is more toast bitterness at front, pear mid, and a dry oak finish with toasty grain elements reemerging. Bit muted but overall nice and balanced, approachable, and decently spiced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1909) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Date: November 22, 2011 Mode: Cask Source: GI Clybourn Description: Translucent golden pour with good head and lacing, malt and hops in the aroma, taste was similar, thin bodied, smooth and creamy guessing due to the cask.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
rhsiung (834) - USA - NOV 10, 2011
on cask at clybourn. it was cold and wet outside, so i was happy it was a little warmer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2011
draft... I’m wondering if this got old fast because the reviews of a couple weeks ago were much better, quite amateurish esb to me, total pass

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2011
Flight serving on tap at the Clybourn Brewpub (Chicago, IL). Pours a golden transparent hue, glowing well with a decent frothy whitish head that ends up a decent layer cake and laces small. Aromas are gentle grainy malts, dough, and cereal. Some bread, touches of earthy hops give a light bitter nose. Some gentle toast is restrained. Initial is light bodied, offering bready dryness, some gentle toast, mellow grains, cereal malts. Middle shows some of that dry hopping, earthy grass with a gentle cool spice. Faint lemon, moving into more grain and bread, a touch of toastiness. Finish shows gentle lemon, cereal and bread dough, touches of toast, faint lemon cookie, dry florals and grassy hops give a touch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2011
Draft at GI Clybourn. Pours an attractive deep gold with a persistent white head. The nose is very malt forward, toasty bread crust and then some grassy hops. Muted ester profile. On tasting, quite bitter with a soft malt profile that lends a bit of toast as well. Some light GI fruitiness and grassy hop finish. Solid Bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3562) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Golden color with a thin white head. Nose of light citrus hops and some raw grains. Aggressive mouthfeel with a citrus hop burn. Flavors of orange peel, apple and pie crust. Long bitter finish.


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