anders37 (26156) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2007
Cask @ The Harcourt Arms, Oxford. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Malty toffee aroma with some hoppy hints. Slightly sweetish malty caramel flavor with some hints of hops and toffee. Long malty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste. DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2007
Cask @ Volo.
Fruity hops aroma, fine malt, dark hazy copper, almost no head(tan)Majestic fresh hops taste, wonderous malt underpinning. Extremely well balanced, far too easy to drink. Lovely detroitsteel (235) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2007
Pint in a Fullers pub near Liverpool St. Canít remember the name. Nice, full flavour quite suprisingly citrusy. Lots of malt and rasted grains. Very short finish, but this could be due to the beer being served too cold. RoyceH (1199) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 14, 2007
Cask, Doric Arch. Coppery, chestnut, slightly beige head. Served slightly too cold, so little aroma; Malty with some fresh hop. Some touch of chocolate and caramel in the mouth. Fruity and some alcohol. Some christmassy brandy. Finishes fruity sweet. MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2007
A Mes rate:
Cask at the Doric Arch. Amber colour with a slight head. Malty nose with some sprucey hops. Sweet toffee malt flavour with a bittering finish. Nothing to get too excited about.
asedzie (824) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 5, 2007
Aroma of caramel, muted citrus fruit. Flavor is slightly sweet, sharp, resinous. Some aged flavors - dust, mushrooms, muskiness. Very full malt palate. Ideally balanced ESB. BINGEBOT (240) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 28, 2007
On cask at Voloís ESB tasting. This is one of the best ESBs Iíve had (that being said, I donít usually like ESBs). Citrus, hops, fruity. A little thin on the body but certainly complex and well rounded which made up for it. Compared to Durhams and Mill Street (which were also sampled) it certainly measured up. Sammy (12091) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 27, 2007
On cask itís one of the best cask bitterbeers, mellow and delightful citrus hops with great fruity aroma,I could drink volumes all day and night. FatPhil (15964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 14, 2007
Draught (Fullers Brewery Pub, London).
The standard against which all ESBs should be measured. Rich red-brown colour, malty and light fruit aroma. Very malty tast, with plenty of peppery hops and darker fruit hints. Great finish. goozen (4048) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2007
Tap at North End, Leiden, Netherlands: Deep Amber well balanced sweet ESB brew. Got caramel taste.