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Seven Giraffes - Williams Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Williams Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GreenCard on 02-07-2008)
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Zimbo

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Because this beer, like the entire Williams Brother range, is so easy to find here I have in the past been guilty of not giving them their deserved do.
Full white frothy thickish head. Not much beading whatsoever making the head retention a bit of a mystery. There is some orange/lemon rind on the nose holding back some malt.

To taste a pretty dry lingering bitterness which is never intrusive or demanding but firm and strong. Can't really detect much of a morish quality as claimed on the label but it is very tasty and the distinctive bitterness is a real grower as it goes down. Those Williams Brothers have another winner on their hands.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2010 18:41:36 | More by Zimbo
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Drinkability : a good beer in the style Extra Strong Bitter (ESB), brewed with 7 varieties of malted barley.

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Seven Giraffes from Williams Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.