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House Ales Hip-Hop Series #1 RUN ESB

House Ales Hip-Hop Series #1 RUN ESB
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Brewed by House Ales
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Toronto, Canada
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Black Extra Special Bitter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2216) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2015
Cask at Bar Volo. Somewhere between ruby and chestnut brown. Small white head. Definitely ESB in the nose, with maybe a little more brown sugar than usual. Flavour is Brithops, lightly toasted malts, fruity yeast, and there is an interesting bitterness in the finish. An ideal beer for the cask.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (9815) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2014
Smells good, chocolate and stouty. On cask at barvolo. But very light. Passable beer. Better carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10034) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
On tap at Bar Volo, pours a super dark mahogany / dark brown / black with a small tan head. Aroma is like that the Fermium black IPA, with loads of roasted malt and resinous hops. Flavour is nothing like a traditional ESB and more like a black IPA with an English malt bill, with notes of English roasted malt, bready rye notes, and substantial piney hops. Full-flavoured and creamy on the mouthfeel. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11373) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2013
A dark reddish brown ale with a thin brown head. In aroma, a rather vinous malt with fruity esters, quasi Belgian qualities, burned caramel, very nice. In mouth, a smooth lightly peated malt, licorice and sweet fruity esters.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BreWedge (402) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2013
On cask @ Bar Volo TO. Pours a near opaque brown with a patchy off-white head. Aroma is like banana bread (wow)!! Smells like...awesomeness. Taste is subtly sweet, some bread/yeast, mild bitterness, and some alcohol. Mouthfeel is creamy and extremely smooth with a very short and gentle bitter finish. Very unique brew with an amazing aroma but the taste doesn't live up to the aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AGAquino (665) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 23, 2012
From notes, at Bar Volo. Pours a dark brown colours with a nice tan head. Aroma is biscuit malts. Flavour of herbal hop bitter and noticeable sweet malts. Chocolate notes as well and a nice lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (5661) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Smells slighlty malty. Taste has some coffee bitter, a little nuttiness. Pour brownish red. Hand pulled so carbonation is low. Not much head or lacing. Very mild beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2881) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2012
On cask at Volo. Pours a dark brown with decent-sized off-white head. Aroma is lightly roasty, mild caramel malt and modest citric hops. Flavour roasty and hoppy with decent toffee maltiness. Mellow carbonation. Unique and interesting - almost like a restrained, sessionable black IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontbeertaster (2348) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2011
At volo, very nice beer, it has a nice black colour, with a really nice mix of bitter qualities with black beer qualities. nice offering would have this one again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RayOhm (474) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2011
ive never heard of a black ESB before, but this seems like it fit the bill perfectly. chocolate and roast character with a nice amount of hoppy bitterness and a lightish mouthfeel. very good

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