overall
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style
RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A true English-style bitter that is rich in malt, hop flavor, and aroma. Brewed with no less than four types of malt, and English and Yakima hops.

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3.3
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - APR 11, 2006
A very nice solid ESB. Very well balanced, with some tasty toasty breadcrumb maltiness, some crisp bitterness from the hops in the finish.

3.2
Oakes (17831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 22, 2006
Hazy amber colour. Fresh bread and hop aroma. Balanced character with bread crust and light toast from both hops and malt.

3
JoeMcPhee (9427) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2006
Orange brown amber beer, thin white head. Decent toasty aroma/flavour. Brown sugar malts, some toffee. A hint of diacetyl.

3.5
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2005
Cask conditioned tap at Hilltop Ale House. Amber color with medium white head. Aroma is mild with fragrances of malt and earthy hops. Gentle and smooth, medium bodied, well balanced, and unassuming flavors of malt and hops.

3.5
3fourths (9349) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 9, 2005
Draft at the brewery
Golden orange and clear appearance. Roasty, nutty flavor with some wet charred and toasty bred malt flavors. Hops are oily, metallic and smooth. Smells a little sweaty.

3.2
motelpogo (7704) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 27, 2004
on tap at the jolly roger. decent floral, bushy aroma, quite citric and long, faint eucalyptus, quite firm, not bad

3.3
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2004
(Great American Beer Festival 2004) Very English in character. Lots of spice and woody flaors. Good malt balance.

3.5
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2004
Light copper nice off-white head and excellent lacing. Earthy English hops and light caramel aroma. Nutty earthy falvros up fron then some decent bitterness and citrus. medium almost crisp finish. Very drinkable.

3.3
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 26, 2004
(draft) Clear amber body with nicely laced beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, floral, orange. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, floral, orange, some pine. Medium body, light resin.

3.1
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUL 6, 2004
Bronze with tan head & light lacing. The aroma is lightly hoppy with pine & lotion. The flavor has some good bitterness & fruit pine hops. Finishes full bodied, unique.


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