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Pensacola Bay Extra Special Bitter

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our richly flavored ESB has a strong hoppy flavor, without the bitterness of its name. One of our most popular beers, the Pensacola Bay’s Extra Special will delight your palette and make your day at the same time. Don’t let the name fool you, our ESB is smooth with a slight citrus finish.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3790) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
Draft - Toffee and toast. Clear amber with a good rich beige head. Caramel and burnt sugar, giving in the bitterness. Bready finish. Nice classic ESB.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours cloudy orange. Mild orange peel and caramel in the nose. Flavor is similar with mild grapefruit finish. Fairly enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (327) - Louisiana, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Just catching up on some old ratings from Untappd -- First rated on 16 May 2011. Was going through an English phase. Maybe the rating will change if I have it again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (2034) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Taster at the brewery. Pours clear medium brown with a thin white head. Tastes malty and musky. Dry feel. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like musk and grains.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3448) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Tap at brewery. Pours clear copper with creamy off-white head. Aroma is figs, raisins, biscuit and cereal malts, light woody notes, and some chocolate. Flavor is dry, roast malt base with a touch of burnt caramel sweetness, light hop bitterness, and some woody notes; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6660) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2013
Draught at the Pensacola Bay Brewery Taproom, Pensacola, FL.
Clear amber colour with a small white head. Tea, floral hops and caramel malt in the aroma. Mild hops, tea, mild bitterness and malt in the flavour. Dry aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9585) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Tap at the source. Pours clear amber with a frothy-creamy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is cookie and caramel malt, earthy hops and dates. Flavor is malty, medium hops and bitterness, dates and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2012
On draft at Pensacola Bay. Pours a hazy copper-amber with a creamy white head; lots of lace. Nose is sweet malt with some biscuity notes and some grassy hops. Flavor is similar- sweet malt, light biscuit, mild citrus, and grassy hops. Light to medium in body and interesting overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (5989) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JAN 24, 2011
1/22/10. Growler shared by Aloysius! Hazy orange pour with a small white head. Nice citrusy aroma with a big chocolatey flavor mixed with citrusy hops. Nice stuff!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2010
@FBGBF-on tap–pours a tan head and copper color. Aroma is pine, some sweet medium malt. Taste is pine hops bite, some sweet medium malt-caramel.


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