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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
With its rich malty taste, deliciously full body and clean crisp finish, Weyerbacher ESB is truly a delectable libation. Boasting a fragrant hop aroma and glowing with a reddish-amber color, our ESB is arousing yet well balanced. It's the perfect companion for good friends, good food, or just about any occasion.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11888) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2005
12oz bottle. Poured a medium and slightly hazy amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of caramel, flowers and a little nutty. Tastes of flowers, caramel (lighter than the aroma), nuts and light toffee. The light bitter finish balances out the sweet start.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/06/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade

clear dark copper, dense beige head, drippy lace, sweet caramel malt aroma with light earthy hops, lots of rich caramel flavor, nice sweetness that eventually dries out and leads to a light bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (10205) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2004
I like this ESB, but I don't seek it out. It seems to lack balance, and tastes a little sour to me. It has a nice aroma, and is definitely bitter, but is not near the top of my ESB list.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7161) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2007 Weyerbacher has done some nice beers. ESBs are a bit hit or miss for me though. This was my first time trying this one. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a caramel color with a small white head. The aroma is sweet and nutty. The flavor is sour nut with a light body and a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2005
Pours a clear bright copper with a thin-lacing, puffy off-white head. Grainy, sweet crystal malty aroma has a touch of English hoppiness and some mustiness. Body starts with a semi-sweet, dry, grainy maltiness, a thick palate and a bittersweet hoppy finish. A decent, fairly authentic ESB. Thanks to IMtheOptimator for the bottle!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAR 10, 2006
Bottle: Dark honey, moderate off-white foamy head, settles quickly leaving slight lacing. Fairly sweet malty nose, slight mash, a bit of wheat toast and pale fruit skin. Fruity/malty start on this one, also kinda grainy. Lacks any real sort of bitterness. Comes across as more of an Amber than an ESB as the bitterness is fairly low, and the maltiness is set higher than your average ESB. Malty ESB, weak Amber, take your pick.   Body and mouthfeel are average. Quick finish, fairly clean, in fact, very quick finish. Only lingering sweet & sour malt notes, slight bruised apple/pear. No real bitterness to left to linger as the bitterness is too subtle Average. Would make a great pizza beer tho. Thanks to northerntimber and kramer17801 for each sending me a bottle!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2004
Bottle: Pours hazy deep amber with some floaties, large initial off-white head and good lace. The aroma has notes of caramalized malts, bread, lemon-lime, orange zest, aromatic hops, and dusty yeast esters. The taste starts surprisingly mellow and sweet, lots of fruity character and bready background. More bitters and a zesty undertone are dominate on the finish. The feel is crisp, very lively (burp!), and dry. Slightly metallic as well. A good ESB with some character, worthy of a try. Thanks DocLock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerman6686 (6492) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2008
Poured a light brown color with an off white head. Aroma was of plain malts, not too much outstanding here. Flavor was much the same, very bland and a bit watery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 24, 2009
Copper pour with an off white head. Grassy and earthy with some tea and spicy elements on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (6281) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2006
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear light amber body under a one finger fizzy beige head. A few lazy streams of bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass. Aroma is very light with a definate husky/grainy component. A little diacetyl as well. Flavor is pretty thin with some light crystal malt, minimal hop bitterness, and a little of that diacetyl on the finish. Mouthfeel is light bodied and thin with moderate fizzy carbonation. Overall, less than impressive, and not the best example of the style.

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