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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   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!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31169) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and light pine wooden. Fruity and light sweet. Vague soapy mouthfeel and hops flavour. Fruity and subdued sweet flavoured into a medium dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29277) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a thin lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of grapefruity hops, caramel, and citrus. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, bread, and grapefruit, leading to a dry bitter finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of brentfeesh. Pours a hazy deep reddish amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of nuts and overripe fruit with some perfumy hops. Medium body, caramellish and nutty with very perfumy hops. No real bitterness. Highly drinkable. 111009

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2010
(12oz bottle, BB 12/20/10) Pours a hazy orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of grapefruit, caramel, earth, and bread. Flavor of caramel malt, earthiness, grass, and citrus with a bitter finish.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (11791) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle. Served without a glass, so I can’t see the color - and no head, of course. Aroma is a tough one too, maybe light grass? Taste is lemon, straw. Inoffensive.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11477) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 30, 2013
12oz bottle, thanks nmann08. ASmall off-white head atop crystal clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some orange, light spicy, honey. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, bread, some orange, spicy. Light-medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Date: 09/05/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Bullock’s

Appearance: clear red, fine beige head,
Aroma: dry caramel malt aroma with lots of earthy hops, bready character,
Flavor: rich malt flavor, caramel and bready characters, lots of earthy hops keep it pretty dry, just a hint of caramel sweetness in the end, long bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10650) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate floral hop and bitter malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
Hazy amber with a small beige head. Aroma had roasted malt, caramel and hoppy notes. Flavour was sweet and had quite a few hops, toasted malt and fruity notes. Finished bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9667) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Bottle received via trade with TheBeerSommelier. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, medium-short retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity, earthy, and herbal hops, biscuit and cereal malt with tropical fruity esters. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, supporting sweet malt with fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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