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RATINGS: 1603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Redhook ESB is modeled after the premium Extra Special Bitters found in English pubs. Brewed since 1987, this full-bodied amber ale is Redhook’s signature brew with its toasted malt flavor and pleasant finishing sweetness. Its eminently drinkable style has established Redhook ESB as a benchmark brew in the amber ale category. The well-rounded finish of Redhook ESB makes it a wonderful companion to grilled meats. It is also great with game and cheeses. Available year round.

Style: Amber
ABV: 5.8%
Malts: Pale, Caramel, Carapils
Hops: Alchemy, Willamette, Centennial, Crystal
Color SRM: 13
Bitterness Units: 28.0 IBU
Original Gravity: 13.75 degrees plato
Brewed Since: 1987
Medals: 2008 North American Beer Awards Gold Medal Winner, 2009 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal Winner


Shortstack's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shortstack (23) - Woodland Hills, California, USA - DEC 3, 2011
This beer is very solid for the price. Golden orange with minimal head. The toasted flavor is well rounded with bitter undertones.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (568) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Decent beer not as bitter as some esb beers....very drinkable...a nice change once in awhile....

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2806) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
12 oz bottle from Rockhead. Pours a clearish orange colour with average whiteish head. Aroma is gently toasty with caramel, fruity malt and a gentle citric note. Flavour is big on sweet caramelly and fruity maltiness, and has some lightly toasted bread and subtle citric hops. Relatively gentle carbonation. Pleasant.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DomD (172) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 1, 2015
Poured from bottle. Aroma of malty cereal. Pours a hazy light amber with white head. Taste is light to medium bitter. Medium bodied, with thin texture, lively carbonation, and a slightly bitter finish. An average ESB.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2934) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2015
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass, displaying a clear & bright, medium gold hue, with a fairly persistent head of off white/ light cream colored froth, and clingy patches & spots of lacing. The nose was slightly dank, then soft malt, light citrus as lemon & orange, a bit of pit fruit, and a touch of sweetness that was candy and preserves-like. The esters and less sweetness continued in the taste, accompanied by a modest earthy & peppery bitterness that was conveyed well with the average carbonation. Light bodied, and decently sessionable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artemb (127) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 20, 2015
Aroma: caramel, toffee, malts. Taste: light to moderate sweeteness, light bitterness. Flavour: malts, toffee, caramel, some metall notes, some spices. Overall this is pleasant and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (1085) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 19, 2015
Aroma is caramel, fudge, toffee and roasted malts. Taste is sweet malts , honey, brown sugar, and light hops with slight citrus and clove. Appearance is a clear amber with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (307) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Bottle pour. Dark golden brown with a light tan creamy head. Aroma is sweet caramel malts, grain, and biscuit. Medium creamy body. Medium bitter that fades very quickly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (2127) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Aroma: grain, caramel malts, some citrus, light floral hops. Appearance: hazy, dark gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: turns lightly sweet, grain malts dominate, light caramel, fruity. Overall: OK ESB, well-balanced, a bit light and boring. Bottle at Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hank86 (14) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle. Aroma: light citrus. Taste: light citrus, some caramel. Almost no carbonation.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
skatanarchy (139) - - JUN 30, 2015
레드훅 브루어리 - ESB 5.8% ABV 1987년 부터 생산된 영국식 엑스트라 스페셜 비터.엠버에일& 일종이지만 약간의 토스티 함과 시트러시한 느낌이 부스트 된 맥주. 편하게 사람들과 어울리며 즐기기 좋다


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