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Lake Placid Leaping Cow ESB
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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"An Extra Special Bitter, but don't let the name steer you away. This bronze-colored brew offers a great balance between traditional English hops and a bit of residual malt sweetness"


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chicagobears (411) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
A fine looking burnt orange/amber beer pured into Sam Adams pint glass. Get a hint of caramel and tropical fruit in the nose. Sweet and earthy hops in the flavor. A nice bitterness in the flavor smoothed out with some caramel sweetness. A pick up a hint of tropical fruit along with a bubblegum note.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBeerFanatic (841) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Drank on our first 4 of july with our new baby girl Mary(4 months old). Had a great day at Martins Fantasy Island (she fell asleep during all of the fireworks!!!). Pours a medium amber (copper) with a medium frothy head. Aromas of light caramel, slight banana bread, light herbal/fruity hops. Flavors of light caramel, slight bubblegum, slight herbal hop and just a faint hint of a banana ester (but may just be from a combination of flavor profiles). Medium sweet without much of an aftertaste. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1200) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Deep, rich copper color with a one-finger dense head that dissipated quickly and completely, and modest lace. Aromas of toast, floral hops, pine and tropical fruit. Taste is malt-forward, featuring caramel and toast, offset by a prominent grassy hop bitterness. Medium body, generously carbonated, sticky mouthfeel and lingering grassy hops and toast in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (1901) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
A clear copper body with a fast fading white head. Mostly sweet malty aroma, there was a mild toasted malt note to it. A restrained pine hop presence and a mild grass note. Flavor seemed mostly sweet. There was a nice hop bitterness to it, which prevent the beer from being cloyingly sweet. Body was light and easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McGarnigle (544) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle, It’s a beeyootie of a beer. Copper, the exact same shade as my old ’78 T-Bird. The shade hints of some darker crystal malts, and it is a bit sweet, beyond caramel, and pushing into toffee. i’d like a little more hops, and you don’t get the biscuit that I love from the best British ESBs. Still, a good effort.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1883) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Smooth and balanced, malty with a crisp finish that includes the hops but doesn’t overpower with them. Hints of orange and caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2147) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Beautiful color, reddish amber, clear. Nose is freshly mown grass (I’ve got recent experience), nuts, earth. Palate is nutty, earthy, dry hoppy finish. Pretty decent. Thanks for the throw-in Ron!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (2441) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2013
On tap at the Brewpub in Lake Placid with Patty. Poured a small white head. Aroma of flowery hops and some citrus. Flavor also of citrus with some sweetness and a small bite at the end. Had some body to it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4110) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 2, 2012
on tap at brewpub. amber-orange with a nice off-white head, good retention. toasted malts, flowery, spicy, oranges, citrus, pepper. short to medium long grapefruity finish, medium body, average carbonation, some fiz. very nice esb!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
xproudfoot (750) - Paleolithic, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2012
This is a fantastic esb and as such would serve as a perfect session beer. Light spicy hops reminiscent of crisp fall leaves tops a burnt siena beer with a nice head. Goes down smooth with a trace of old world deliciousness left in the mouth. I want more of this. On tap at the brewpub.


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