badgerben (4479) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark copper color with a large head. Earthy caramel aroma. Heavy metallic flavor. Strong grain. A bit of apple. Full bodied.
ERB92 (335) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Caramel, grass, grains and some fruits in the aroma. Amber with a white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a decent, fruity Bitter.
brleo (75) - - SEP 25, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Here, in my opinion, we have a great example of a hoppier-tasting beer done right. I figured this as a pale ale, but apparently it’s an ESB? Seems to be not nearly as complex as an ESB but okay...
Appearance is amber/light burnt orange with a slightly puffy head. Aroma is extremely pleasant, like sweet rain with a slight hop scent. Flavor is well-done for a hoppier beer: a good dose of bitterness that is not offensive like many "craft" IPAs, with a solid malt foundation and a hint of the floral/spicy character of the English Bitter style. Palate is pleasantly dry, with a sharp bitter taste that doesn’t overstay its welcome.
Overall, a very decent hoppy beer, though for my tastes, it’s still a little too hoppy. If you like this one, give Wychwood Brewery’s Goliath a try.
MSBrindbergs (368) - Solna, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Flaska från styvbrorsan.
Klar rödbrun med vitt skum.
Doftar lätt av rostad malt, lite karamellig och fruktsötma.
Typisk ESB skulle jag säga...
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
coyforce (612) - Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Taste is a bit standard for this type of brew. Pour is a light amber with a thin head.
lobs_ols (99) - LATVIA - SEP 21, 2014
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear brown-red, strong white head. Faint caramel-roasted malt notes. Somewhat watery, with notes of caramel and... umami? I sweat that’s some sausage in there. Must be the stroke kicking in. Anyway - okay, would go for another.
boozedude (1851) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 20, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle shared with lamont, club w.. clear red pour with white head, akward wine aroma, taste is malty weirdness, not a fan
andysando (34) - SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2014
2.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very malty, very ordinary. Reminds me of the beers I used to drink when I was young...
BenOver (98) - SLOVENIA - SEP 18, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pors golden to ruby brown, with minimum head, smell resembles dried plumbs, taste is not well balanced, little off and not quite there.
cmacklin (295) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. Pours a clear, golden orange with a very thin, off-white head. Aroma is toasted malt and caramel with a faint fruity note. Sweet flavour of toasted malt, caramel and a weak citrus note with a dry, bitter, hoppy finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. A fairly average Bitter/ESB.