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ESB - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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5 Ratings
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: JamesS on 02-09-2011)
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FreshHawk

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

02-20-2013 03:07:58 | More by FreshHawk
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BRD14

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Rock Bottom Minneapolis.

Served in a pint glass with a finger of beige head. Decent retention with some splattered lace left. Color is a copper amber.

Aroma: British pale malts. Some grapefruit citrus. Floral hops. Fairly malty.

Taste: Much like the nose, it starts out with some British flavored pale malts. Then I get the same grapefruit citrus followed by some earthy hops.

Mouthfeel: Bitter and smooth. Medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends a little sticky.

Overall, I wasn't the biggest fan of this esb. It wasn't as hoppy and bitter as I was expecting it to be. Seemed a bit malty.

Serving type: on-tap

05-30-2011 19:03:39 | More by mothman
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scanny79

Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Growler, poured into a pint glass. A nice dark copper brown with little to no head on it. Pours very smooth.

Smell: A nice strong bitter smell, not too overpowering, with a nice hop undertone.

Taste: I first tried this at the brewery and was leary on it due to it was an ESB, however, I was very pleasantly surprised with how all the ingredients combined and nothing overpowered the other. Has a nice bitter to it, but the kind that made me want another drink.

Mouthfeel: It's very smooth in the mouth due to a lack of lots of carbonation. There is a bitter hoppy feel to it, but it didn't get stronger or weaken.

Overall: Overall I was very pleased with this ESB. Enough so I bought 2 growlers of it, and I would definetly buy this beer again.

Serving type: growler

05-08-2011 07:11:08 | More by scanny79
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JamesS

Indiana

4.65/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured an excellent copper color with very good head and lacing throughout. Very nice hoppy scent, slight citrus tones and a bit of Earthy hops. Excellent malt flavor with a great citrus hop finish. Goes down extremely smooth, I could have had several of these at one sitting.

Serving type: cask
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant And Brewery, 10 West Washington, Indianapolis

02-09-2011 13:56:06 | More by JamesS
ESB from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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