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Great Northern Big Fog ESB
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Brewed in the northern Rockies of Montana, with fresh Northwest Chinook and Tettnang hops, select two-row western barley, rare specialty malts, and pure glacier water.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4695) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
Tap with a mountain of nachos. One of the hoppiest beers of the regular line up. More IBUs than the IPA. A nice take on a malty ESB and very good hop profile.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
achtungpv (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Had this from a growler direct from the brewery. Nice bitter with some mild hops that have a bit of depth of flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2010
Sampled at the brewery. Hazy ruby amber, foamy head. Aroma of mild hop and caramel. Taste is earthy bitterness and caramel. Mild taste, medium body

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2010
Pours a nice hazy golden orange color. Aromas of nice citrus/grapefruit hops. Flavor starts malty and the hops kick in, nice crisp bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6298) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle:   Dark amber, cloudy and dirty, large rocky light beige head, fairly nice lacing.   Malty nose, minor hop notes, a touch of earth and graininess.   Decent amount of maltiness on the tongue, even a nice hop bite to accompany it.   There remains a faint earthy note.   Pretty smooth, fairly clean.   Backend reveals further bitter graininess, albeit soft, with sweet malts and a touch of hops.   Moderate to full body and mouthfeel.   This one was better than I expected.   Almost seems like more of an Ale than a Lager tho.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 29, 2009
Draft, at the brewery. Pours a nice toffee-red, with an off-white head. Nice biscuit, fudge, crystal malt. Surprisingly & very pleasantly hoppy. Nice balance of sweet and bitter. A nice fruitiness throughout. Dry, spicy finish. Highly recommended.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6974) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 22, 2008
I tried this initially at the brewery taproom, and again bottled. Hazy orange amber, big leafy hop aroma. Sweet caramel malt, subtle leafy/earthy hops (more aroma than flavour), moderately bitter finish, a tad on the thin side.


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