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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Three Floyds version of an ESB, this deep amber ale has a complex malt sweetness and pronounced apricot hoppiness. Named after Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2015
(draft @ Sergio’s World Beers - Louisville, KY) Orange pour with a thin white head. Mild malt aroma with a hint of sweetness, but I couldn’t tell it was apricot. Flavor is bready and malty with a mild hop finish. Slightly fruity. [9/10/15]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ryanscourt (1364) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2015 Told this was the best esb in the country at the brew pub. Took home a bottle and i agree.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
AndyReynolds (1085) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle. One of the better ESBs I have had for shizzle. Good, subtle citrus notes. Solid beer. Superspak has unfortunately not rated this beer yet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewHaMeister (428) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Bomber poured medium hazy amber with a huge foamy head and lacing. Aromas of fig, citrus, apricot, and biscuit. Medium bitter flavor. Very nice ESB.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbaaron (1974) - Arizona, USA - SEP 3, 2015
Deep amber with a great big frothy off-white head. Description sums it up perfectly, complex malty and apricot hoppiness. Why rehash? Some floral. Medium body. Mild to moderate clean bitterness. A good example of FFF at its best. Good balance, well rounded, interesting, full of flavor. I certainly wouldn’t mind this as a regular option. Top quality and really well-made and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarinEvelyn (820) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 3, 2015
Strong apricot, bitters, hops taste and aroma. Smooth, high quality taste without any unpleasant bitterness at the end...though there is a considerable amount of bitterness throughout the middle end of the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (5293) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 12, 2015
22oz bottle in a taster glass. Pours amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of pale and caramel malts, some floral hops, and light dough and hints of spices. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Average texture. Not a bad beer but not my favorite style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1683) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Burnt orange pour with semi-creamy white froth. Sweet malts, apricot/stone fruit notes, orange marmalade, soft carbonation, full mouthfeel, perfect amount of bitterness. Very tasty version of an ESB.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4887) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Dark amber with a medium head. Aroma of marmalade. Solid apricot, marmalade, and buttered brown bread flavor. Moderate bitterness. Full body. Delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (1366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Burnt orange color, slightly cloudy. Huge off white head. Aroma has some citrus notes that are almost apricot like. Medium mouth. Taste is full of apricots, almost earth-like. Bitter, but not dry. Interesting flavor profile. A little lace hangs around.

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