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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Huvila E.S.B. – is a dark brown strong bitter, which is robustly hopped with Goldings hops. The aroma is fruity and warming, the taste is full and complex, with a long, hoppy and bitter after taste. A true E.S.B. with a lot of individual style. It is sold to retail clients in Finland through Alko, the Finnish monopoly retail distributor of beers with more than 4.7% Alc. It is also available on tap and in bottles in bars and restaurants across Finland. Since 2011, Huvila E.S.B. is also available in shops in Estonia through Drink Baar.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Light unclear medium to dark yellow orange color with a average, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, acidic sour notes, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20081122]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours almost clear and golden orange with a diminished white head. Light spiced and perfumed aroma with a light mouldy note. Floral and yeasty flavoured with a mild malty note. Bitter and floral into the far finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29281) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2008
Bottled. An unclear copper colored beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel and oranges. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and fruits - especially oranges, but also a light touch of hops, before a dry finish with a light touch of nuts sets in.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2008
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Clear amber golden with a dense off-white head leaving laces. Fresh and fruity and somewhat berry-like aroma. Quite full-bodied with fruits and a little burned caramel before a fairly dry and bitter finish. 301108

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20308) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2005
Draught. Copper coloured, minor head. Bitter citric aroma with some skunky hints. Strong bitter hoppiness with short fruitish (grapefruit + orange) finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19365) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2003
Sampled draught at Helsinki Beer Festival.
Amber coloured with creamy head. Flowery aroma with a hint of green apples. Malty and medium sweet. Soft thick mouthfeel and intensely bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2011
Bottle @ RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift, Tower Bridge SE1. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
22nd May 2008. Sour brown beer but with a great deal of smoothness. Some subtle fruit and a well integrated hoppy bitter finish. Very very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 3, 2012
bottle at RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting ... copper brown ... soft sweet toffee malt nose ... soft malty fruits ... light toffeee ... soft malt fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 4, 2011
Bottle from Alko, Jumbo. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are fruits, hops, caramel, malt and faint notes of licorice.


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