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Straw colored with a mild amount of hopping. Organic ESB is one of the few certified organic beers brewed in the world today. The malt bill is comprised of 2-row, Munich, and caramel that is flavored with organic German Perle hops.


vadavid's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadavid (142) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 7, 2008
Lakefront Organic ESB pours a slightly hazy amber-copper color. There’s a thin off-white head that drops quickly leaving a thin ring, with very little lacing. The malt aroma is strong with bread and caramel notes. I don’t detect much in the way of hops in the aroma. The taste is yeasty malt, a touch of fruitiness. The bitterness is on the low side. There seems to be more hop bitterness left in the aftertaste than was is found initially. The mouthfeel is light and smooth. This was an easy drinking beer without any strong flavor profile. It was on the low side of Extra Special Bitter, but a very nice mid-afternoon treat.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
smroush (16) - Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Mild aroma. Thin and watery taste. Very mild hops and simple malt flavors. Skip this one. A very mediocre beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (2411) - Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2014
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 7/10/2013. Pours fairly cloudy deep orange copper color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of orange peel, apple, caramel, toast, biscuit, brown sugar, herbal, grass, light nuttiness, and toast/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt, earthy hop, and yeast ester notes; with decent strength. Taste of orange peel, apple, caramel, toast, brown sugar, biscuit, light toffee, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, and toast/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of orange peel, apple, caramel, toast, brown sugar, biscuit, light toffee, light nuttiness, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good balance and decent robustness of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and yeast ester flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly creamy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this was a good ESB. Well balanced dark/bready malt, earthy hop, and yeast ester flavors; and veryu smooth and crisp to drink. A pleasant and enjoyable offering.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1pintatatime (62) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy amber. Lightly carbonated. Aroma is primarily malt with hints of fruit and bread. That malt-forward aroma is followed up by flavor full of caramel, toast, and fruit (specifically a bit of dried apricot). Finish is just bitter enough to counteract the sweetness of the malt. All in all solid if not spectacular.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madvike (2658) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle - Pours hazy rosy brown with a filmy tan head. Nose is nutty, lightly milky toasty dry bread. Light herbal hops. Taste is toasty and dry, with light nuttiness and a touch of herbal hops. Medium-thin with medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 22, 2014
Somewhat boring. NOt bad but nothing too memorable about. Unfiltered and pale features too.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1130) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Tawny amber brew with pale head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, very little grass. Taste is sweet caramel at the very start, nutty in the middle with a slight bittering in the end. Average palate. Overall well crafted brew that is very representative of the style, which however is rather plain.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
akoeninger (397) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Amber colored cereal and bread aroma taste is malty but not super sweet, some grassy hops. Medium light body. Some lingering bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MarinEvelyn (524) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 12, 2014
malt, bitter, a little stale, sticky caramel, slightly burnt biscuit. Tastes stale, malty, some bread, a slightly bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbaaron (1127) - Arizona, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Pours a clear caramel amber. Medium frothy tan head, partly lasting with a little lace. Aroma is sweet malty, sticky caramel, little biscuity. Flavor much the same, caramel, some toastiness. Medium to light body. Finish is light dryness, little weedy, moderate earthy bitterness. Soft, Some creaminess.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Funkatrocious (87) - - DEC 30, 2013
Pour from bottle at Jennifer's near Madison. Dark amber with light brown , fast falling head. Good clean finish with strong hop ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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