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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hey, what can we say? Dogs do like to sniff down there. A British style ESB with the Laughing Dog twist. Itís clean and smooth, the way an ESB should be. Silver Medal NABA.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Nice beer. Had at a beer geeks tasting. Rated this beer using a different program and unfortunately I'm not able to transfer my comments here.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
moonbug (67) - Bryan, - JUL 22, 2013
Aroma is sweet licorice and mint with a hint of peppery spice...yeasty too...I'm scared I may smell a bit of dog poop too. Of course I still tasted this stinky amber cloud of a beer despite its confusing olfactory introduction. And...tangy spice with yeast and peppers. A bit of sweetness. Strange. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BobFrapples (49) - Bryan, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Smells like the crotch the dog is sniffing on the label. Consistent with the crotch theme, it tastes like nuts. Not a bad beer, but not really my style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hops99 (60) - Montana, USA - MAR 18, 2013
From the bottle, love the name of this one!! Pours an amber color with a nice fruty and malty scent to it. Taste is slightly fruity up front with English bittering hop flavor in the aftertaste. Nice ESB, Iíd get this one again for sure.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbaaron (1718) - Arizona, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Dark Amber. Frothy white head - lasting. Aroma is very malty, sweet, some citrus. Crisp, medium body. Has a little ítangí to it. Sweet, malty, flavor matches aroma. not too bitter or dry really. not at all harsh. good balance.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarinEvelyn (690) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2013
malty, citrusy scent. Maybe some type of grass. Good head, dark amber color. Lemony, malty, citrus flavor. fairly smooth and refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (11057) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours amber with off white head. Nose and taste of grain, malt, lemongrass and tangy citrus. Medium body. Finishes tangy/light lacto sourness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2012
This is an excellent beer, from the first sip to the last. I canít believe the price point or the taste. Iím not sure of the ESB thing, but it has a light, crisp tang and is quite dry. Excellent. Iíve rated a good number of beers and this one is high on the list of surprises.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
agent_511 (157) - - OCT 13, 2012
Decent brew. Medium white head quickly abating to a slight lace. Amber-copper color. Some spicy hop aroma. Slight citrus up front finishing with a light bitterness. A little toffee flavor. Medium-light body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - OCT 10, 2012
22oz Bottle. The pour was a clear reddish brown with a light orange hue and a large (2-3 finger) light tan creamy head that had great retention and produced excellent sheeting of lacing. The aroma was of a sweet dark bread malt and a earthy Brett yeast with notes of caramel, citrus (lime), a mild spiciness and a slight fruity ester. The taste was malty sweet with notes of caramel and citrus from the start, and then progresses with a slight tart yeasty presence, a mild fruitiness and a light bitter peppery ending. The flavor lasted an average time following consumption with a mild tart spicy taste left to linger. Mouthfeel was just under medium in body and extremely creamy in texture with a nice soft carbonation. Overall this was an exceptionally well made brew that was bold, flavorful and possessed a nice sweet, spicy tart flavor. And you gotta love the name...


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