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ESB - Potosi Brewing Company

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9 Ratings
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Potosi Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: cokes on 10-14-2010)
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Photo of bashiba
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a nice amber red with a thick off white head, nice lacing and retention.

The smell had a nice light biscuity malt with a touch of green hops.

The taste was very well balanced with a nice malty backbone with biscuit and bready flavors coming through nicely with a good dry and crisp finish with a nice touch of earthy hops.

The mouthfeel was light with a good dry finish.

Easy to drink and very nicely done.

bashiba, Nov 29, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Jimboe, Oct 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

atone315, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of Ginepiece
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Ginepiece, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Localdrinklax, May 28, 2012
Photo of egrace84
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

egrace84, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of Westuh
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Westuh, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of mynie
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery. From notes, so please excuse the paucity of details:

Exceptionally well balanced. Big and bready up front, with pleasant nodes of sweet biscuit and little hints of chocolate. This moves into a hop blend that's a cross between English spice and American citrusy bitterness. It's a great blend, exactly what I look for in an ESB, and the rounded balance of the flavor belies its alcohol content.

Good find, this. I was a little worried about Potosi, as the last couple beers I had from them were kind of off. Nice to see they've apparently righted the ship.

mynie, Mar 18, 2012
ESB from Potosi Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.