Blue Heron MASH Tap 1 - Lazy Otter Special Pale Ale

Brewed by Blue Heron Brewpub
Marshfield, Wisconsin USA
5.1% · Premium Bitter/ESB · 1 Rating ·
MASH Tap #1 "Lazy Otter" is an English Special Bitter (E.S.B for short) that features English malts, hops, and yeast. This shimmering golden beer has a slightly sweet and fruity aroma from quirky English yeast, toasty malt presence, and a very British resiny/earthy hop finish that dries the palate. This beer is going to make you want to order up a plate of fish and chips, and I think it is going to go well with a lot of the pub’s food. A tad over 5% ABV makes it a wonderful social/sesson beer.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

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Texture
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Carbonation
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Finish
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