banbeernot (39) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2012 Pours misty mahogany with disappearing white head. Very little lacing on the glass. Soft malt and honey note. Light-to-medium body imparts a hint of honey on the palate. Great smooth finish.
axl (765) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2017
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear amber with one finger creamy white head. Aroma is caramel, sweet bread, grass, citrus, orange and floral hops. Taste is caramel, orange, light citrus, some bitter grassiness and floral hop notes. Medium mouthfeel, light to medium carbonation and gently bitter aftertaste with a smooth caramel backbone.
L_Lovecraft (504) - - MAR 26, 2017
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Caramel, cherry and bit of sweet alcohol, amber with a good white head, medium body, carbonation is quite soft, again caramel, hoppy final...i donít drink esb many time but this is very good and easy to find.
Tony_Grayne (277) - Borisov, BELARUS - MAR 19, 2017
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
500 ml bottle. Clear amber pour. Thick thin off-white head. Flat carbonation. Aroma of grassy hops, tangerine oils, apricot jam, lollipop, toasted malts. Flavour is juicy tangerine, fruity hops, toffee; mild and velvet. Pleasant long tangerine hoppy finish. Well-hidden alcohol. Astonishing for a classic ale.
AaronTDubs (434) - - MAR 17, 2017
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Light copper color, low carbonation. Fruity aromas, little bit of marmalade, caramel, grass, some earthiness. Taster is fruity and malty. Some caramel, stays balanced through the middle, but finishes nice and bitter, earthy and hoppy. Medium body. Very good ESB.
SimonBlok (427) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2017
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle at home. Appearance: clear deep golden, almost reddish, with medium off-white head. Aroma: malts, grenadine sirup, caramel, spices, fruity. Taste: medium sweetness and medium bitterness. Notes of malts, caramel and hops. Finish is slightly dry-bitter. Palate: light bodied, watery texture and medium carbonation.
BeerLieutenant38 (32) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 11, 2017
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice reddish colour with a small off-white head. Nice malty toffee on the nose. Good balance of fruitiness and bitter flavours. Light carbonation and smooth mouthfeel. They call it íExtra Special Bitter,í and it deserves the name.
japppp (96) - FINLAND - MAR 7, 2017
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl bottle. Copper color witv quickly disappearing white head. Aroma has toffee, nutmeg and oak. Taste is very smooth with nice bitter finish.
WaddlingPlatypus (171) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2017
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
500ml bottle. Amber with a thin bubbly white head. Bitter citrus, along with a slightly plastic aroma. similar flavour, with bitter citrus being edged with a taste akin to the scent of dead leaves.
19Oracolo78 (159) - ITALY - MAR 5, 2017
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Biira dal colore ramato intenso scuro. Schiuma fine e persistente. All?olfatto sentori fruttati e maltati. Al palato corposa con note di malto e prugna. Tutto con un sottofondo amaro da luppolo che si ripropone ad ogni deglutizione. Una buona birra che si accompagna ad aperitivi e formaggi.
maar (28) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2017
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle.
Light, fruity, and dry aroma. The taste is bitter and fruity with a somewhat dry finish. Clean, crisp mouthfeel and goes down easy. Itís a refreshing beer thatís still full with flavour.