beeR (61) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2008
On tap, Kaisla pub. Red-orange, quite clear. Not head at all. Wonderful fresh fruit, and citric aroma, with a strong hoppy erbaceous component. Wonderfully matching with the strong hoppy taste, followed by a good fizzy feeling. The bitterness coat all the mouth and lasts for a while. Medium body. Wonderful ESB. harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2006
Bottle - Bruxellensis Festival. Dark chestnut with beige head. Great malty/ red/dark fruits on the aroma. Great malt/hop mix in the mouth. Rich flavours. great recreation of an ESB. Perfect balance between tasty malt and spicey hop. lada66 (63) - Savonlinna, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2008 My traditional and safe choice in Huvila
( terrace ) during summer time. Also available in many pubs in Helsinki. Never lets you down.
Dermi (1188) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2011
Bottled, 50 cl. Pours clear flame red beer with a thick irregular head. Aroma: Raspberries, strawberries, dough, malts. Interesting aroma. Taste: Moderate sweetness, pleasant bitterness. More malty flavours with some raspberries. Palate: Medium bodied, pleasant feel, bitter finish with malt flavours. Overall: Very interesting beer. madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
22nd May 2008. Sour brown beer but with a great deal of smoothness. Some subtle fruit and a well integrated hoppy bitter finish. Very very drinkable.
wlajwl (6813) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 27, 2011
Nice hops, a little tangerine in the aroma and flavor. Not quite as robust in flavor as others in this style but the sum of the parts is very good, still. kalervo (1043) - FINLAND - MAY 5, 2011
Very good finnish ale. Not as bitter and roasted compared to Fuller’s ESB, but very smooth, still rich in taste. JoeMcPhee (9427) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2011
Deep amber pour. There is a little bit of very earthy, spicy hoppy aroma. A touch of soft sweet maltiness. A fairly pronounced toasted malt character. There is a little bit of light spicy, dusty, earthy hops. Fresh and a little bit crackery. Soft and a little bit leathery. Fairly pronounced bitterness. A touch of herbal character. Quite lovely.
Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 20, 2008
from crackedkettle.com - pours a cloudy dark red-amber colour under an elusive beige foam; nice lacing; aroma of litchies, almonds and cloves; initialy creamy mouthfeel but soon continues tart and sharply bitter; medium-bodied underneath; the finish is long, dry and very bitter with fruity and honeyish notes - a beautiful hoppy brew 3fourths (9347) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2009
500ml bottle. Hazed orange. Dense toasted barley and husky orange peel nose. Full, chewy, hefty body, well-mashed, solidly hopped, well-balanced bitterness. Minerally yeast and gritty/dirty/husky malt in the finish is ridiculously pleasant. Pretty much what I dig in ESB. Noble hop bitterness, dirty, minerally yeast, medium dryness. Awesome.