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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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ESB stands for Extra Special Bitter. Seven different kinds of grains give this beer a very interesting malt profile. A balanced dose of Centennial and Goldings hops make this a very satisfying session ESB.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14290) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
Draught at the brewery, 6.1% ABV
Hazy amber color with small head. Light caramel character, dry mouthfeel, some fruity esters, and like all beers at North Sound, its fairly bitter. Clean, pleasant, atypical ESB.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Taster @ North Sound Brewing. Notes: "Sessionable. Nothing offensive but pales in flavor to the others in the sampler."

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6055) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2011
Draft at special brwws. Pours a cloudy medium amber with a loose and creamy white head. Big toasty nutty nose, smells like pine nuts sauteeing in strong olive oil. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty, nutty, olive oily mid palate. Mild nutty finish. Good esb for sure.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3321) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Appealing amber hued body on which is set a thick tanned head. Cidery and candi malt whiffs waft off the glass, soon to be followed by nutty brown malt wavers. The soul of this brew seems more winter warmer than typical ESB. Lots of candi malt and nut flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 30, 2011
Nose is of caramel, toast, toffee, earth, floral notes, and a little peppery hops. Pours hazy amber, solid head, lace. The flavor has nice notes of caramel, toast, and brown bread followed by earthy floral hops with hints of pepper and dirt. Nice lingering hop flavor and bitterness. Solid drinkable offering from North Sound.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crit (3306) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 1, 2011
Hazy amber,lasting beige head.Nice crystal malt nose.Palate is nicely balanced, good malt,medium strength lasting hop finish. Nice !


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