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Sierra Nevada ESB (Early Spring Beer) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada ESB (Early Spring Beer)Sierra Nevada ESB (Early Spring Beer)

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86
very good

632 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 632
Reviews: 570
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 01-09-2008)
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marcpal

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3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Went a little over the top today at the store and was in a SN mood with the good weather. Got packs of this, Torpedo and the Pale Ale.
12oz bottle poured into Dogfish shaped pint glass.
Bottle Graphics: 4/10

A: Orange amber with a light filmy foam on top, not too much but super lacing.

S: Sweet malts and adjacent hops. Bready and toasty like a red or amber ale. Modest yet flavorful aroma.

T: Slightly more hops and bitterness than the aroma leads. Relatively crisp flavor with the breadiness coming to the front. Whatever style it is, I would like the hops to come more on the balanced edge, I have to seek them out in the taste as I drink through it. Slightly too much sweetness.

M: Moderate mouthfeel in all ways. Tight and crisp.

D: Pretty high, pleasure to have with a bag of chips or walking down the Vegas strip. Mild enough to go down like water. Not SN's best, but still tasty.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2009 23:27:06 | More by marcpal
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Sierra Nevada ESB (Early Spring Beer) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 632 ratings.