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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (608) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1200) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (1940) - 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.

3.8
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4766) - 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.

3.5
   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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (943) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Bomber pours deep copper with a thick off white head, heavy lacing. Aromas of vinegar sour malts fermented fruits white wine yeasty dough and some earthy malts. Flavor is sour with a bit of ripe dough. Body is mediuim and has a sour finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
seymour (1384) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Tasted from tall bottle into tulip, thanks gregwilsonstl! Poured a pretty, deep copper color with moderate off-white foam. Hefty aroma of citrusy American hops, some caramel. Rich malty flavor with solid hops bitterness but some cloying sweetness remained, obvious crystal malts, bread, toast, molasses, fruity fermentation. Medium body and carbonation, nice bittersweet aftertaste. Good but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dyetube (1181) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Bomber bottle from Kegs and Barrels. Pours a deep ruby red with a thin off white head. The aromas are old closet, leather, earth. The mouthfeel is dryish, leathery and bready with a medium body and medium carbonation. Not a bad bitter, but Iíve had better. Cheers!


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