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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
With its rich malty taste, deliciously full body and clean crisp finish, Weyerbacher ESB is truly a delectable libation. Boasting a fragrant hop aroma and glowing with a reddish-amber color, our ESB is arousing yet well balanced. It's the perfect companion for good friends, good food, or just about any occasion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4864) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2004
Amber color with no head. Well, it’s definitely bitter... There is a fair amount of malt to try and balance it out, but doesn’t quite do it. Still a very tasty ESB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 23, 2004
Amber Coloring. Smelled Quite Hoppy to Be. Taste is Very Hoppy and Bitter...Hard To Get Away From it. Pretty Raw Brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lamas (1551) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2004
Bottle. Pours a pretty amber color with a bubbly tan head. Smells simply of malts and maybe a little caramel. Tastes malty and refreshingly crisp. Begins sweetly and the more I drink the more I notice the bitterness. Not a favorite of mine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2004
Nice glassy amber body with trails of bubbles feading a nice soft head. The aroma is quite malty, but nothing spectacular. The flavor is a breaddish sweetness combined with a subtle finish that has a mild roasted taste. The bitterness comes in right in the middle of the taste and doesn’t do the beer all that bad. Not an outstanding beer, but another fine experience from Weyerbacher.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2004
pours a hazy amber color with a small quickly disappearing head. Malty caramel aroma, doughy, rye bead, and something odd that I can’t describe. I smelled it 20 times and can’t tell other than it is wrong. The beer is light and thin with some malt a tad of bitter and something else that again shouldn’t really beer there. It doesn’t affect the flavor as much as the aroma and it only affects the aroma when you swirl it. Hmm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2004
Caramel aroma, with the slightest hint of hops. Body is quite malty with lots of sweet caramel flavor. Hop flavor could be kicked up a little bit, but all in all a decent brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2004
Bottle: Pours hazy deep amber with some floaties, large initial off-white head and good lace. The aroma has notes of caramalized malts, bread, lemon-lime, orange zest, aromatic hops, and dusty yeast esters. The taste starts surprisingly mellow and sweet, lots of fruity character and bready background. More bitters and a zesty undertone are dominate on the finish. The feel is crisp, very lively (burp!), and dry. Slightly metallic as well. A good ESB with some character, worthy of a try. Thanks DocLock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2004
Deep amber with a weak white head. Nose was malty, doughy, caramel. And a scent that was familiar but I couldn’t place. Lightly carbonated, light to medium bodied. Flavor was watered down. Caramel sweetness. Just didn’t do it for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Decent. Aroma of caramel, some hops, nice amber color, decent head, flavor starts lightly malty, some hops in the finish. Decent, just decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adrian910ss (2565) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2004
A caramel lover's delight. Smells and tastes of rich caramel. Thick rich foamy head. overall, a decent ale, but not a beer to drink in large quantities.

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