Oakes (17831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2017 BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours with a clear golden orange hued body with a lasting, tight off-white head. Aromas are bready, biscuity, grassy, orange, marmalade, mineral, nice earthy and floral hop character. Medium ester, good balance. Flavors are grainy, bready, estery, marmalade, medium low, but balanced bitterness. Medium carbonation, decently dry and a bit minerally in the finish.
Amber, bit hazy, thin head. Nose is estery with a subtle...not sure if it’s sulphur or what but I’m not digging it. On the palate, sweetish but flabby malts, muddled ester character, high bitterness. This really doesn’t come together.
stchloe (1104) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Shockingly good esb, nice toasty flavors dominate the body it’s sweet and subtly bittered j12601 (12680) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear orange amber with a medium sized white head. Softly peppery hops on the nose, dusty malt. Medium bodied, soft malt, toast, a bit of toast and toffee. Toast, malt, gentle bitterness on the finish. Crisp, easy drinking.
mcberko (18081) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 27, 2017
On tap at Loyal Legion, pours a hazy amber orange with a small white head. Aroma brings earthy British hops, sole fungal notes and bready malt. Flavour is along the same lines, with lots of fungal, herbal hops, and bready malt on the underside. Very aggressive for an ESB, with a lingering astringency on the finish. Decent. BlackHaddock (7413) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2017
7th Feb 2017: on a flight at the Long Beach brewery. Amber pour, beige head that lasted. Decent ESB with a malt presence that overpowered the hop content, toffee and caramel esters in the aroma and flavour. Becomes a little more bitter towards the end of each sip.
thorongil2 (3168) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2016
(Tap) clear, bright orange amber colour with a small beige head; aroma of toffee, jam, hint of ripe cheese (?); dryish but rich flavour with a long medium bitter finish wombat23 (1510) - Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Draft at the source (Long Beach) on 6/30/2016. Aroma and taste of malt, caramel, bread, and earth. Lightly bitter finish. Ferris (15901) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2016
Draft - Lots of grains and Woody notes. Clear copper with a decent beige head. Light grains and Woody notes. Solid. Capa (3325) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Deep copper. Earthy and light floral notes with a decent portion of toasted malts. Sharp earthy hop finish. Solid ESB. Marheb (5809) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 10, 2015
(En fût à la brasserie Long Beach): Biscuit caramel crémeux, petits fruits jaunes, une enveloppe herbacée majestueuse et une amertume aiguë.