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RATINGS: 221   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2869) - California, USA - JUN 1, 2012
1 June 2012, bottle. Light amber, clear, no bubbles. Malty with some oats and faint grassy hops. Med/thin and slightly fizzy. Malty, faint tartness, some grassy notes. Meh. Just like the way a dog says hello: slightly unpleasant but I'll deal with it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (4532) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with a small frothy beige head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is sour fruit and bready malt. Thin mouthfeel with a dry fruit flavor and light bitter finish. A decent ESB from Laughing Dog.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1956) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Deep coppery color with a light tan head. Punchy, with a balance of malt and hops. Earthy, smooth, with a strong finish and full body. Nuts, toffee, caramel, citrus zest, and malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (787) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Warm copper, with a slightly off white head. Sweet malt and spicy hops in the nose. Nutty malt in the middle followed by more spicy hop flavor. Finish shows some alcohol. Decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1371) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - APR 13, 2012
Brownish amber with a one-finger tan head that left ok lace. Aromas of toasted malt, over-ripe dark fruit, toffee and gentle spiciness. Flavors are similar, and include a gentle grassy/piney hops bitterness to fill out the malt sweetness. Light to medium body, strong carbonation, and a dry bready finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2074) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Clear, dark amber with an off-white head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma of toffee, dough, and a hint of citrus. The taste is crisp malts with a slight, but nice, bitterness. Medium bodied and crisp, finishing a little bitter, with a moderate carbonation. Good ESB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pari6819 (55) - Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2012
A surprisingly enjoyable beer. I really hadnít expected much from this, however it was a good ESB. Lightly toasted malts with a bread-like mouthfeel, a bit of citrus in the finish that added some balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4971) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2012
nice copper pour with a thin cream head. nose is doughy malts, with a citrus kick. easy on the palate, a little thin for an esb, light roasted malt flavor, caramel, and a bitter/citrusy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrooHa (120) - New York, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Pours a clear copper, almost ruby. Off-white head dissipates too quickly. Malty, flinty smell. MILDLY vanilla or cookie-dough kinda smell. Fig Newtony, maybe? Medium mouth that feels a little chewy. Definitely malt forward, biscuity with slight hops and bitterness in the finish. Pretty good. May reach for this one again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (1043) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Amber color. Aroma of caramel malt. Great body which was full and satisfying. Taste is malty and caramel. Not too bitter. Kind of a funky sewer after taste though. Slight rotten egg in there.

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