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Independence ESB - Independence Brewing Co.

Independence ESB
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very good

20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.31%

Brewed by:
Independence Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: elNopalero on 02-09-2012)
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4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A. Pours a slightly hazy amber-brown colour with an off-white head. Minimal lace.

S. Some toffee/caramel malts, a little grain, some tangy, citrusy hop aromas.

T. More of the same with a deliciously dry finish. Nice hop character.

M. Medium bodied, a little prickly.

O. I'd be tempted to call this an ASB (American Special Bitter) if such a thing existed. Hey, maybe it does now! The balance leans a little too much towards the hops, I felt. A nice beer to drink though. Independence keeps coming up with plenty of those.

Serving type: on-tap

02-10-2012 20:24:28 | More by omnigrits
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4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This pours with a dark orangish hue and a lot of foam. Lightly hopped, aroma-wise, with a crisp hop flavor. What stands out is that there’s an interesting ‘orange bitters’ quality on the finish as well. It’s a well-rounded ESB overall, and one I'd certainly drink again.

Serving type: on-tap

02-09-2012 20:22:02 | More by elNopalero
Independence ESB from Independence Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.