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Pittsfield ESB - Pittsfield Brew Works

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Pittsfield ESB
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: n/a
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Pittsfield Brew Works visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: bultrey on 11-27-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 3
Reviews by bultrey:
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4.23/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Almost the same as the draft version, which I previously reviewed (from a growler), but I thought the cask had a better mouthfeel due to the natural carbonation, as well as a full rich maltiness with slightly more subdued hops. The overall effect is slightly higher drinkability. If they have this on cask, get it, and I dare you not to drink two or more in one sitting.

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3.91/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a light amber hue with a one finger creamy white head.

The smell featured a light biscuity malt, some ceral grains and a pungent flowery hop.

The taste consisted of a moderate biscuity malt, some sweet caramel malt and a vibrant British hop.

The mouthfeel was full and creamy. .

Overall a tasty and very sessionable ale. Well suitef for cask.

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3.75/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the brewpub. It was light copper color with a thin wet-looking head. The aroma was mostly malts, a little toasty or caramelly, great for the style. I didn't detect much of the hops in the aroma or flavor, but they must have balanced the sweetness from the malt just right. Nice session beer, easy to drink.

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Pittsfield ESB from Pittsfield Brew Works
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