RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   ABV: -
Copper colored with a clean finish, this Extra Special Bitter (ESB) has it all; a fruity, malty flavor and a subtle lingering bitterness. If you like dry, hoppy beers this one is for you. Mahogany Ale - one taste and youre hooked.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (24008) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Guest tap at Willimantic. Hazy amber color, tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of peppery caramel. Taste is bittersweet caramel and subtle buttetscoth. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (14534) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness and a hint of fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness and a hint of citrus with a crisp dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (14124) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 31, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2005 (12/26/05) Clear copper with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, light chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel/toffee, chocolate. Light-medium body with light stickiness. (6/3/7/3/13)

(12/31/03) Hazy amber with minimal off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, floral, butterscotch. Taste is medium sweet, buttery caramel up front, adding some earthy grapefruit toward the back of the throat. Medium body. A very intriguing and inviting combination of flavors. (7/3/9/4/17)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (13701) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2009
A deep dark amber ale with a thin white head. A light caramel aroma with burned notes. In mouth, a nutty malt ale with a bit too much burned notes. Medium bodied. On tap at Willimantic Brewing Company and Main Street Cafe, Inbirenationale IV, May 2007.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (13073) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at Willimantic. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malt with dates and chocolate. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness, dark fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12410) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2008
12oz bottle-pours a big to rich to rocky light tan head and copper color. Aroma is sweet caramel, medium malt. Taste is sweet caramel, medium malt, peat, some medium/dark fruit, earthy/spice hops, some yeast. Medium body. Mild carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11977) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2007
An amber and a decent white head with some malt and hops aroma. Fresh, good bitterness and medium mouthfeel and appropriately carbonated. Clean taste, well-balanced, just fairly run-of-the-mill. In a word, serviceable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (8218) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 19, 2009
12oz bottle pours a translucent, deep caramel brown with a frothy, creamy slightly tan head. The beer settles like a glass of Guinness. Very nice looking. Aroma is fairly mild, some distinct caramel sweetness, a little dusty, very earthy, a touch peaty. Flavor is big on the sweetness up front, caramel, toasted malts, sweet malts, a touch of orange. Finish is a little watery with both some lasting sweetness and some lasting bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaktikMTL (7710) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2007
Bouteille de 12 oz achete chez Liquors 44 (Northampton, MA). Arme: La couleur est ambre opaque. Prsence dun mince col mousseux beige avec une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de caramel fruite. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps et la texture sont mince. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Prsence de caramel brl en arrire got. (Rating #1266)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (6630) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2007
Bottle: It pours with a reddish-orange hue and a thin head. The aroma is fruity, almost like grape juice. The beer drinks with a unique malty tone -- fruity, but also earthy and woodsy, with an almost mapley aspect and a sweet grapey pull. The finish is incredibly dry with a hoppy little pinch. Although this beer doesnt present any overt greatness, the sum of its parts make it quite the delicious brew. This would pair well with just about any American fare -- Im craving a big juicy burger! (#3220, 11/25/2007)

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