Oscbert (1339) - Lincoln, California, USA - JUL 24, 2017
Bready caramel toffee malty aroma with light earthy hop character
Pours a light copper with creamy off white head
Hoppier in mouthfeel, earthy woody hop, balanced well with bready slightly sweet malt.
Medium bodied with medium co2, slightly bittersweet finish.
Quite enjoyable ESB.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone jgb9348 (6583) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2017
Clear golden and light copper coloured body with a decent, two centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of cardboard, grass and a light funk noticeable throughout. Light-bodied; Strong grassy and funky cardboardie malt with a lot of assertive bitterness noticeable here without any definitive hop qualities and just pungent, if not stale malt. Aftertaste shows the pungent hops, a lot of bitterness from the malt, some light sugars and a bit of funky medicinal and assertive qualities throughout, but not like a typical APA. Overall, easily the weakest of the four beers from the pack, and while this wasn’t good, the other three were, despite the lower ratings here - they were better than I expected them to be, especially at the price range! I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Costco in Pentagon City (Arlington), Virginia on 03-May-2017 for US$19,99 for a full case/24 pack of 4 mixed six packs, sampled at home in Washington on 19-June-2017, right in front of said Costco. FatPhil (17334) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 28, 2017
330ml bottle - tnaks Steve!handmuffin (44) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2017
Sweet caramelly aroma, quite papery, some nut papers. Sweet caramelly malty taste, dirty and papery. Sugary watery palate, fizzy carbonation. Dirty papery finish. Weak ale.
Brewed and bottled by Bricks and Barley Brewing Company in Steven’s Point, Wisconsin. Served from bottle into glass at home. Pours pale gold in color, high clarity with full white head. Fairly meek aroma consisting of a simple indistinguishable hops and bread-like malt. Flavor primarily lightly caramelized malt and very muted simple earthy hops. Low bitterness. Thin mouthfeel with medium high carbonation. Overall this beer is reminiscent of a more flavorful macro lager, like a slightly more robust Miller High Life. Very drinkable but with little complexity. SlimHabib (484) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Bottle pour. Clear very dark golden with a large creamy tan head. Aroma is caramel and grass. Light to medium creamy body. Light sweet with a little bitter finish.
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Onslow (1540) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 7, 2017
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Nice looking amber ale with persistent off white head, good lacing. Aroma is mild spicy hops with a little funky earth and tart fruit. Taste is moderate malt up front, with a crisp and clean, slightly spicy hops emerging in the finish. Not a hop bomb but respectably hopped. This is a decent APA and very enjoyable, especially at the discount price. As with the other beers in the sampler case the label on this says brewed at the Bricks & Barley Brewing Company, Steven Point, WI.