tia (2228) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Sample at brewery. Brown with creamy head. Smells sweet and fruity with a background of chocolate. Flavor not as robust as aroma. Creamy. bytemesis (8776) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 13, 2017
It’s baaaack! ESB on tap. Pours clear Amber, large creamy beige head, great residual and lacing. Aroma is a bit dusty, biscuit, hints of grass and pine. Flavors is light sweet, light plus bitter, perhaps a bit bocky, if that is a word. Lingering bitterness. Medium light body. ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2011
Clear reddish brown pour with a thin white head. Aroma is biscuit, malty honey floral. Almost no hop nose at all not bitter. Overly sweet. Not bad but wonky for an ESB. unclemike (3160) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - APR 16, 2011
Clear amber body with a small white head. Dry malty aroma with a bit of floral hops. Dry caramel flavor with some light malt and a bit of floral hops on the end. kassner (1681) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2011
pretty nice, but their beers are quite similar, just a little more malt, light cola color, a little head, some butter notes and grapes
obguthr (6530) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2011
Honey aroma, volatile. Crystal clear copper, medium yellow head, good lacing. Maraschino cherry flavor.Vanilla present. Alcohol apparent. Grassy finish. Decent. birderbeerer (112) - Virginia, USA - MAR 27, 2011
Deep amber, almost brown beer. Thin white head and lacing that quickly recedes.
Strong green apple scent. Also some caramel and lager malt scent.
Very sweet, malty taste with a sour, overripe fruit edge. Caramel and toffee malts, apples, pears, and overripe plums.
Good and interesting beer. radagast83 (8191) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2011 Pours a clear reddish-orange color with a slightly fluffy medium sized white head. Aroma is notes of citrus and hops, with a nice roasted malt aroma. Flavor is a light malted roast flavor. A relatively solid ESB. Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Pours orange/amber with a white head. Smells of citrus and rosey. tastes metallic and soapy with some earthy undertones. MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2009
(Sample Date: 3/14/2009 Source:Legend Brewery) Pint at the Brewery. Chocolate roast aroma with some earthy hops. Clear dark amber brown. Chocolate and roast with a bit of roast astringency and dark fruit notes. Earthy spicy hop flavor. Medium body and mouthfeel. Dry bitter finish that is slightly oak and wine.