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RATINGS: 1661   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Redhook ESB is modeled after the premium Extra Special Bitters found in English pubs. Brewed since 1987, this full-bodied amber ale is Redhook’s signature brew with its toasted malt flavor and pleasant finishing sweetness. Its eminently drinkable style has established Redhook ESB as a benchmark brew in the amber ale category. The well-rounded finish of Redhook ESB makes it a wonderful companion to grilled meats. It is also great with game and cheeses. Available year round.

Style: Amber
ABV: 5.8%
Malts: Pale, Caramel, Carapils
Hops: Alchemy, Willamette, Centennial, Crystal
Color SRM: 13
Bitterness Units: 28.0 IBU
Original Gravity: 13.75 degrees plato
Brewed Since: 1987
Medals: 2008 North American Beer Awards Gold Medal Winner, 2009 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal Winner

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4.3
Partisn92 (11) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Very clean and crisp. Almost no aftertaste. Refreshing to the extreme, tasty and overall a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
homerman (40) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - DEC 15, 2002
Say now I like this stuff. Had it on tap by golly and I think I will definately have it again.

4.2
lunaticharness (183) - Torrance, California, USA - APR 29, 2003
was my first trip into craft/micro brews, definitely impressed me and is commonplace in my fridge, great flavor, but sometimes seems to lack the bite it usually has, very good beer

4.2
Beerguys (50) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2005
Beer had a reddish/copper color. You could taste the bitters but had a nice smooth taste. Stayed fizzy from start to finish

4.2
jtclockwork (16443) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2010
I was too kind to this one. It should have been around a 3.5. Slightly bitter. Golden amber pour. Rated 11/29/2000

4.2
olorin1 (7) - charles city ia, Iowa, USA - AUG 10, 2010 does not count
Aroma..citrus orangeish, amber color,little short lived head , taste..citrus,hoppy mildly bitter at first grassy ,sweeter, after taste skunky? Overall not to bad ,I would drink it agen

4.2
BeerKurve (520) - - APR 18, 2012
Clear dark orange. Smells and tastes like Fresh Baked Bread, Yeasts, Floral Hops, Malts and a slight fig-like flavor. The flavor itself is very rich despite it’s simplicity. It’s light bodied with some carbonation that gives it a crisp feel. Overall, it’s a beer thats perfect for any situation or setting, whether it’s sitting outdoors on a summer day or watching a football game on a Sunday afternoon

4.2
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Solid ESB. Clear amber in color. Nice full mouthfeel, and malty taste befitting the style. Good bitterness as well. Overall quite balanced, and a solid B in grade. Would love to see Red Hook kick this up a notch with an imperial or "extreme" version. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
bshep (151) - - AUG 24, 2013
A little dry, but smooth at the same time. Not an everyday beer, but you can totally have more than 1 in a sitting and be ok. A must try.

4.2
mjmoen (519) - - JUN 29, 2014
Pours a really nice amber color. Nicely balanced beer, notes of fruit and honey. Easy to drink. Just delightful


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