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Rivertowne Fuggly ESB
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This deliciously balanced English ale packs a smooth and creamy Fuggles hop flavor. Dispensing this beer on nitrogen enhances these qualities, adding to the complexity of this English staple.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (3870) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2013
This poured a medium orange color with an off white head. Aroma was of gryassy hops, butter, caramel and yeast. Flavor was somewhat astringent and dirty, light earthy grassy hops and finised sweetness. meh.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Foxbush (1219) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2011
This was tatsed on Mother’s Day while heading back to Virginia. The beer was clear straw color with smallish head that laced downthe glass. It had a smooth bitterness that was very subtle. OK but not great. They claim to keep Fuggle’s hops on a nitrogen blanket. Need to learn more about this. I like their mug program for regular customers.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aurelius (3908) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2008
Sweet coldwater and cat pee aroma. Cereal, pepper, slightly briny, medium bitter. Starchy mouthfeel. Back to the workshop.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Naka (698) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2008
Pours a clear fizzy apple cider color with a thick eggshell head. A nice sweet toffee nose. Flavor is kind of on the weak side. There is a lot of grainy flavors without much bitterness to balance it. The texture is kind of watery as well. Pretty average ESB.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2007
On tap at the Pour House. Clear, bubbly pale orange, off white head. Aroma is malt and grass. Flavor is the same with toffee, and of course watery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/24/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear dark gold, creamy beige head, lots of lace, light hop aroma, creamy body, lots of good bitter flavor well blended with caramel malt, just enought sweetness to keep the balance, nice long bitter finish, this is what an ESB is supposed to be like

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dpjuart (1034) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2007
UPDATED: APR 14, 2008 Draft sample at brewpub. Golden amber color. Slight floral nose. Nice milt malt flavor with a distinct fuggle hops finish. Big fan. Very, very drinkable.

4/13/08 Holy crap, this is on nitro now. Insane. So friggin tasty. Me likey

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (3804) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2007
Ubiquitous pale yellow american lager color. Barely any aroma, just the typical hints of beerness. Earthly flavor that is very similar to the Babbling Brook. and the Ultra Light Tackle. Virtually flat even though I can see carbonation in the brew. Bitter as it’s namesake implies. Cannot hold a candle to Hobgoblin. More on the bitter side of ESB.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4547) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2012 Sampled on draft at the brewery this beer poured a bright orange color with a large yellow-white head. The aroma was light sweet fruity hops. The flavor was tangy, fruity and bitter with a mild hop presence. There was a tangy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (3553) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2007
Draught sample at brewery. Hazy medium amber with foamy white lacing head. Medium fruity hops in the nose, with light biscuity malt and raw grains. Medium watery body with smooth carbonation. Starts with nice grain maltiness. Biscuit and caramel. Mild bittering in finish with a nice smooth dryness. A really nice session beer. Sweetish with dry finish, full of flavor, but not overpowering in any dimension. I could drink this all day.


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