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Bluebird Bitter Ale - Front Street Ale House / San Juan Brewing

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Bluebird Bitter Ale
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 4.28
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Front Street Ale House / San Juan Brewing
Washington, United States | website

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) | 5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: wagenvolks on 07-19-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
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4.28/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Front Street Ale House, San Juan, WA.

To start, I haven't met many ESB's that I truly enjoyed. Chalk one up for the English Ale styles!

Pours a gorgeous burnt mahogany hue beneath a rocky, well-retained khaki head. Thick lacing becomes patchy as the beer level drops. This one smells enticing, with wafts of resinous, citrusy grapefruit hops backed by a plethora of sugary, caramel malts.

Flavor starts out with an initial prang of medicinal-esque hop oils that are immediately followed by grapefruit and resin notes. This is all balanced nicely by a big caramel presence. Mouthfeel is smooth, yet crisp and nicely carbonated. Bluebird Bitter finishes with a lingering, hoppy citrus note. All in all, an excellent ESB, and one I won't soon forget. It's a shame they didn't have any bombers of this to purchase at the brewery...

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Bluebird Bitter Ale from Front Street Ale House / San Juan Brewing
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.