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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our titillating version of an ESB! Built for speed and comfort, this baby will slap you silly as soon as you hit the throttle. Dive in with your eyes wide open, you old sailor you!


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
astrofrk (341) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Got at Krogerís on Broadway in Fountain City. Dark Amber. Long, beige head. Aroma: Grapefruit, earthy hops, perfume. Flavor: Same with some caramel, dry. Bitter finish. As to the comment, I am an "Old Sailor" and I approve of this brew.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (19528) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle. Served without a glass, so I canít see the color - and no head, of course. Aroma is a tough one too, maybe light grass? Taste is lemon, straw. Inoffensive.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
r464 (2250) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Woody, nutty, malty with a very nice crisp finish. Hints of bitter hops come in at the end. Very nice.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
airrick2003 (846) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Appearance: not quite transparent brown color, pours with a medium tan head that fades quickly Aroma: butter, dough, faint, cream Taste: darker roasted malt, not quite coffee but close, very faint hops taste and then bitterness on the finish Palate: lively carbonation, light mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste Overall: probably not a beer is pick out generally but not bad, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1688) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Sweetwater Motor Boat has a thin-to-medium, cream-colored head, a mostly clear, copper appearance, some bubbles, and moderate lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is very citrus oriented (think grapefruit), with background sweetness. Taste is of grapefruit, hop oil, lots of bitterness, a touch of caramel, white bread, and white bread crust. Mouthfeel is light and watery, with a bit of slickness, and Sweetwater Motor Boat finishes semi-dry, refreshing, drinkable, and not like an ESB. Although it does not fit the claimed style, it is still very good. RJT

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2860) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Toffee colored pour. Big off-white head. Plenty of lacing. Big hop aroma. Oranges and malt. Malty up front that quickly fades to a nice crisp hop flavor. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtw (1150) - farmington, Michigan, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Draft at the ATL airport on layover. Nice copper color with an off-white head, and a pleasant toast and green hops aroma. Enjoyable balance between sweet and bitter with a medium body and a clean finish. Canít pick a much better brew to kill time with in the airport.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (454) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle. Clear dark amber, white head and some minimal lacing. Aroma is floral, citrus and pine. Taste is sharply bitter to start followed with a nice bready malt backbone. Nice crisp mouthfeel. Reminds me a bit of a rye IPA; solid brew.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
One2remeber (245) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2013
EB: 11.10.13. Light brown, deep amber hue. White head, adequate. Root beer, sarsaparilla. Candy caramel, brown malt. Americanized ESB.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EricTeusink (700) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Solid low ABV offering from Sweetwater. Drank a half serving at lunch. Pours clear amber with light head. Scent is a touch of grain with a hint of citrus. Taste is mildly sweet with crisp bitter finish. Light-Medium body and somewhat flat. Would like to try this brew on cask. Draft - Brick Store Pub - Decatur, GA


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