Strangebrewer (1308) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2012
bottle. Poured amber-orange with a thick creamy off-white head. Orange citrus hop aroma. Medium-full mouthfeel, creamy texture that finishes with a tart sticky dryness. Caramel malt and grapefruity hops, medium dry. A very drinkable beer, didn’t realize it was an ESB when I picked up due to the Irish flag on the label. mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2012
[4409-20120504] 650mL bottle. Spruce orange hops aroma. Slightly hazy, golden orange body with a creamy off-white head. Bitter light citrus sap hops flavour. Medium body has a little hoppy kick to it. Surprisingly tasty, I quite liked this one. (8/4/7/4/15) 3.8
jimmay (807) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2012
(c/o garthicus, w/ him, blankboy, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jerc)
650 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours amber in colour, nice big off white head, frothy. Leaves some lacing. Slightly hoppy aroma, nice big resiny hope aftertaste, moderate malt backbone. Not an ESB at all, but very drinkable from Trafalgar! garthicus (2929) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 4, 2012
Thanks to Herrbrown. Appearance: golden orange, tiny white head. Aroma: grainy, a little catty, floral. Flavour: average body, a little acidic, floral, bitterness builds as I drink on. Certainly tastes quite nice. Pretty solid. JohnBarleycorn (537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 18, 2011
If Trafalgar is good at anything, it’s making Irish brews. Both the Elora Irish and Paddy’s are pretty good and this Irish ESB is even better. Dark-amber appearance and healthy aromas of malt, cherry and watermelon. Excellent gritty texture. Rich flavours of chocolate malt and butterscotch are balanced by accents of chalk and wood. Long bitter finish is pleasantly thirst-quenching and palate-cleansing.
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2011
I liked this one alot, it was a surprise, very cool label, the beer pours a medium redness and it is quite drinkable, mild bitterness comes off the finish and overall decent, I will look for this again next st pattys jercraigs (10365) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2012
2102-05-04. Crisp orange amber body, small beige head. 3+ Flavour is mild, light orange citrus hops, mild muddled grains below. 6+ Similar aroma, mild orange hops, light grains. Average to light palate, soft carbonation. Shockingly acceptable, actually pretty decent and quaffable. Bottle shared by Garthicus HogTownHarry (6823) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2012
May 3, 2012 - with blankboy, garthicus, gregclow, jercraigs & mabel. Bomber c/o greg? Hazy deep amber with a smallish frothy off-white head. Aroma is grainy and a little catty, mostly floral - pretty clean for these guys, and for a wonder not incredibly sweet, either (7-). Tastes ... like a bitter - floral malt - not bad. Average body, weak carbonation, grainy and a little acidic in the quickish finish - the bitterness takes a while, but it builds to a respectable level. cfly_is_high (37) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2011
Tasty easy drinking beer, goes down smooth, a little bitter a the back not overpowering. Love the bottle rob6239 (677) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2012
I was pleasantly surprised at this Trafalgar offering. Pours a dark hue of gold with light head that laces the glass well. A good hoppy aroma and instant bitterness with good malt character.