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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A British style Extra Special Bitter inspired by classic British style pub ales with an even balance of nine different malts, matched perfectly with a hint of smooth hops. ESB/Amber has a beautiful deep amber body and is a smooth, easy drinking ale. 13.9°


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (8787) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle at GBBG 2014. It pours clear amber with a small white head. The nose is earthy, toasty, brown bread and twig. The taste is bitter-sweet, brown bread, leather, sticky caramel and wood with a dry finish. Light-medium body and fine carbonation. Pretty basic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34764) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow to orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, toasted malty and light pine hoppy. Bitter, herbal and crisp hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
firstsip (652) - Michigan, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Tap. Clearish dark red. Thinnish but in a good way. Yeasty nose. Great caramel balanced with bitter malts. A bit more of a red than an ESB though.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
irishbrewguy (5) - Holland, Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2014 does not count
Nice golden amber color with carb just right. Maltiness comes through in nose. Taste complex maltiness with good balance. Finishes with a bit of bitterness coming through.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2679) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Had at their taproom in Douglas. Pours a clear amber color with some head. Malty on the nose. Flavor is caramel and nice malt. Nice ESB. Very drinkable beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (699) - chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2014
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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1728) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 14, 2014
Bona cervesa, és equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Adubs (8) - Columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 6, 2014 does not count
Dark amber pour with plenty of slightly offwhite head. Nothing special with aroma but nice mouth feel and super smooth. Maybe a bit creamy feeling. Not as bitter as their description or other ESBs I've had. 12 oz bottle ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (975) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a dark copperish amber. Nice hop to malt balance. Very sessionable ESB. Could have a few pints of this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (2667) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Reviewed from notes. I poured this into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice hazy looking amber to brown color. There was about a finger’s worth of foamy white head that once it dissipated there were some decent looking foamy rings. Carbonation was seen rising. The smell was bready and had some nice roasty caramel notes filling my nose. The taste was roasty and nutty bready sweetness with an in and out sort of caramel-ness. I didn’t get any aftertaste but the finish was actually quite smooth. The palate was fairly smooth and had a carbonation suited well for the ESB style as it had a somewhat creaminess running about it. Overall, I say this was a fairly good ESB worthy of having again, however due to where I live, I won’t be seeing this unless I got it in a trade.


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