Dogfish Head Stop The Spill ESB

Formerly brewed at Dogfish Head Brewery
Milton, Delaware USA
6% Premium Bitter/ESB | 4 Ratings | Special Release |
Availability: Limited, Draft Only Brewed just days after the Gulf oil spill began... and we hope the spill is stopped before the beer kicks! Even if it is - $1.00 from every pint of this beer we sell will be donated to help the Gulf Coast cleanup efforts. This very British style ale is a nitrogen poured Extra Special Bitter with English Malt and American Hops (Willamette and Galena). ’Stop The Spill BP ESB’ has a pleasantly sweet malty flavor that sticks around until the hops arrive. The English ale yeast leaves a nice citrus, floral flavor and aroma. Would pair well with our wood-grilled burgers and fish Original Gravity - 18.5P On tap 6/4/2010 and available until it is gone!

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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

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
light medium heavy

Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
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Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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