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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
begbie100 (181) - Oulu, - OCT 9, 2010
huvila esb 500ml bottle. Small white head, cloudy mead color. Acidic citrus aroma with grass. Medium carbonation palate. Flavor is kinda bleak, watery. Decent bitterness but no really notable flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_leit (2602) - Minsk, BELARUS - APR 30, 2016
Bottle. Reddish amber color. Aroma: sweet malt, fruit and plum. Taste: sweet, wine, a little hoppy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2016
(Draught at Kaisla, Helsinki, 14 Dec 2015) Reddish amber colour with brief, frothy beige head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of caramel, red fruit, citrus and apricots. Malty, fruity taste with caramel, orange peel, black-currant, citrus and a balanced citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and well balanced. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartR (308) - Aespa, ESTONIA - JAN 11, 2016
Looks cloudy amber in apperance. Nice malty mouth feel with excellent floral English hops for balance. Quite sweet palate and again I must say I like the -48 IBU Goldings-. Pleasant smooth bitterness kick after the malty sweetness is the key here. Medium body and soft carbonation. All together tasty and enjoyable.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
T3M3 (4) - FINLAND - AUG 21, 2015 does not count
Tastes like non beer. One of the worst ever. No taste of hops or anything. Shitty Shitty bang bang.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (2073) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark coppery color with a thin head. Aroma of roasted malt and bit of citrus. Taste of roasted malt, bit of citrus and grain. Coarse bitterness that lingers into the finish. Medium body with bit of a grainy feel. Farly average ESB, expected a bit more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (2989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2015
11.1.2014. Brittialen tyyppinen mieto tuoksu. Maussa kypsää hedelmää, bitteriä.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4491) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. Pours orange to bronze with a medium head, aroma of fruits, hops and floral notes, flavor is bitter with malt and floral notes, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (5573) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2014
Light brown with slight haze. Aroma has some sweet malts and dried fruits. Flavours of dry, floral hop and sweet, slightly chocolatey malts. Bittersweet and full flavoured.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (1620) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle as a gift from Helsinki. Pours a beautiful dark hazy coppery amber with a light creamy head that retains and laces quite nicely. Nose is herbal, grassy, nutty, floral - very good and distinctly English. Acquires a pungent yeasty note as it’s warmed. Taste is fruity and fresh, quite tamed and light at first, then starts to build up the rather harsh bitterness of Goldings, finishing very dry and malty. Body medium, carbonation gentle, mouthfeel quite soft. A nice, simple, refreshing brew. Haven’t had Fuller’s ESB in a very long time, but right now I think I like Huvila’s more, even though it might be all too nice and safe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4246) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. Hazy honey-amber with white film. Toast, some date honey aroma, mild bitterness, mouthful maltiness and a little hoppy taste. Medium-bodied, long, bitter finish.

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